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The story of Who Say Reload

Goldie (Metalheadz)

Our first book of 2021, Who Say Reload: The Stories Behind the Classic Drum & Bass Records of the 90s, is an oral history of the records that defined jungle/drum & bass straight from the original sources. Photography is provided by Eddie Otchere who has an extensive archive of images, having been the photographer at Goldie’s seminal Metalheadz nights. The book will be 25cm square, and the 160 pages will be printed and bound on high-quality 130gsm paper with a hardback cover. Here author Paul Terzulli explains how the idea for the book came about. (more…)

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2020 Roundup

Velocity Press authors

Despite clubs, cinemas and book shops being closed for long periods during what has been a grim year for all of us, the lockdown has provided an opportunity to read, watch and listen to both new and old material. To wrap up the year, we asked the Velocity Press authors how they have been keeping busy during lockdown and what they’re looking forward to in the New Year. (more…)

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Electronic music book recommendations

Velocity Press Recommended Books

Tim Burgess from The Charlatans recently added an extensive list of music book recommendations to his website. There are some great books well worth checking out but, as usual with these lists, it mostly includes rock titles with a token few on electronic music and club culture. However, it did inspire us to create our own list of recommended electronic music books. (more…)

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