Robbie Busch aka "McBoing Boing" is an internationally recognized record collector and DJ. He has worn many artistic hats over the years: consulter and producer for numerous record labels, writer and photographer for magazines including Wax Poetics, Big Brother and XXL, comic book artist/writer and storyboard artist. Jonathan Kirby is a record collector and music writer. He served as an editor for Brooklyn-based music magazine Wax Poetics, has contributed in-depth articles for Oxford American and The Fader and is currently an A&R at Chicago's famed archival label the Numero Group, where he also conceived the compilation Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound. Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.
"...as is the case with any TASCHEN book, you can rest assured it
will look as good on display as it will when you're flipping
through the pages and listening to some Pink Floyd." *
"...a full anthology of familiar - and wonderfully obscure - rock albums." * NYLON Magazine, New York *
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