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Grateful Dead Gear
The Band's Instruments, Sound Systems, and Recording Sessions, From 1965 to 1995
Series: Book
Publisher: Backbeat Books
Format: Softcover
Artist: Grateful Dead
Author: Blair Jackson
The origins and secrets of the Grateful Dead's magical sound are told! This book is the first in-depth examination of the Dead's technical side, including their recording methods. From the “Acid Tests” of the mid-'60s to the famous “Wall of Sound” PA setup in the '70s and on to their exceptional later touring systems, the Grateful Dead were always on the cutting edge of technological innovation and experimentation. This exhaustive study includes clear and concise explanations of the band's equipment technology, instrument design, and studio recording techniques, plus a history of the group. Features: more than 100 photos and diagrams, many never before seen; new interviews with band members and tech personnel; suggested listening for every era of the group's history; and more!
$34.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00331453
ISBN: 9780879308933
UPC: 884088090333
Publisher Code: 0879308931
Width: 8.5"
Length: 11.25"
290 pages
“Covering everything from the Acid Tests of the early years through the band's famous Wall of Sound in the '70s and beyond, Jackson's book goes onstage, backstage, and into the studio to reveal how the music was made.” San Francisco Chronicle, Review and Chapter Excerpt

“A well-researched and well-sourced chronological look.” Relix Magazine
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