Jaki Liebezeit: Life, Theory and Practice of a Master Drummer

Jono Podmore

An exploration of the life and legacy of Can drummer Jaki Liebezeit.

82% funded

Notes From Africa

Jenny Cathcart

Notes From Africa, a musical journey around the continent in the company of Senegalese superstar, Youssou N’Dour

25% funded

On The Road Not Taken

Paul Dodgson

A memoir that is a love story about the transformational power of music

86% funded

Soap The Stamps, Jump The Tube

Gail Thibert

Nineteen years old with freshly dyed blue hair, punk rocker Gail places an advert in a music paper for ‘likeminded friends and weirdos’. Soap the Stamps, Jump the Tube follows her autobiographical journey through the 80s underground music and squatting scene in London

104% funded


The Speed of Life

Richard Jobson

Two time travelling Aliens arrive on Earth searching for David Bowie

127% funded


Nothing But A Good Time

Justin Quirk

A cultural history of Glam Metal: where it came from, how it defined America in the 1980s and how it all came crashing down.

61% funded

The Music

Matthew Herbert

A new album - that's a book -

116% funded


F**k The Radio, We've Got Apple Juice

Miranda Ward

How do you make a living as a band in a world that doesn't want to pay?

109% funded


We Can Be Heroes

Graham Smith

The definitive insider history of London clubland in the early 80s

144% funded



Simon Napier-Bell

A one-volume insider history of the whole damn music business

110% funded


Do You Believe In The Power Of Rock & Roll?

John Robb

A high-octane first-person history of the last 40 years of rock music

110% funded


First in the World Somewhere

Penny Pepper

A unique memoir of creative purpose, sexual discovery, activism - driven by defiance

106% funded


The Story of John Nightly

Tot Taylor

A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy

111% funded


Ghost Variations

Jessica Duchen

The strangest detective story in the history of music

129% funded


Ruth and Martin's Album Club

Martin Fitzgerald

The official book of the acclaimed music blog where guests listen to great albums for the first time

184% funded


Pop Stars in My Pantry

Paul Simper

A memoir of pop folk and clubbing in the 1980s (Formerly known as Just Got Lucky: My Life in Pop)

110% funded


Memory Songs

James Cook

A personal journey into the music that shaped the 90s

103% funded


A Business Doing Pleasure With You

Hanspeter Kuenzler

30 lessons from the Cooking Vinyl story

110% funded


So Here It Is, The Autobiography

Dave Hill

How the boy from Wolverhampton rocked the world with Slade

117% funded


South of Hannah

David Norman

A Texas musician uncovers the secrets of a mysterious composer. A literary novel about heartache, jealousy, and jazz

139% funded


Felix Romsey's Afterparty

Tim Thornton

The Afterlife's biggest rock festival is interrupted when headliner John Lennon vanishes; now promoter Felix Romsey has to get him back

107% funded


All Quiet on the West-End Front

William Rycroft

Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.

103% funded



Paul Simpson

Cult Liverpool musician Paul Simpson’s memoir of a life less ordinary.

49% funded

The Tristan Chord

Glenn Skwerer

Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna

101% funded



Neil McCormick

A pop star on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

103% funded


The Madonna of Bolton

Matt Cain

An everyday story of love, life and Causing a Commotion

111% funded