Absence of Corners Book + Vinyl Set by Bill Ward
The Absence of Corners: Book + Vinyl Set is now available for purchase. This hardbound book and vinyl package offers a unique creative exploration into the visual artwork that Ward has crafted over the years showcasing rhythm onto canvas. Vivid, powerful, and often abstract, each piece of art showcases a new dimension to drum performance and Ward's rhythmic style. To further the collector's experience, the book offers a new dimension to the visuals with the addition of poetry, both in writing and through the spoken word as featured on the vinyl record. Owners of this set are encouraged to play the vinyl while they review the book for the complete experience.
COME TOGETHER (2011)
Written by SceneFour
Foreword by Bootsy Collins
Published by Edition Iconix
COME TOGETHER was published in 2011 at the time of Scenefour’s introduction to art galleries. This publication features a Foreword by Bootsy Collins. Come Together features SceneFour releases from 2008 to 2011 and includes chapters on art collections done with RZA, Chuck D, Page Hamilton, George Lynch, Angelo Moore, and Bootsy Collins. Early collections from the Art of Drums Project are represented by drummer Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver, GNR, The Cult), Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction) and Frankie “Kash” Waddy (James Brown’s JBs, Parliament-Funkadelic and Bootsy’s Rubber Band).
THE FABRIC OF RHYTHM:
THE ARTWORK OF STEVE SMITH
This hardbound book focuses on Steve's groundbreaking artwork built from rhythm. Inside the book, readers get extensive notes from Smith on the creation and meaning of the individual works of art. Also featured is an up-to-date overview of Smith's rhythmic career with never before seen photos from Steve's personal archive.
To bring sound to the visuals inside the book, a 180 gram full length record is included. This new Steve Smith release is intended to accompany readers on the journey of reviewing the artwork in the book. Each art piece has its own piece of music. And Steve has included detailed insights into the construction and performance of each solo inside the book.
Each book in this edition of 250 is signed and numbered by Steve Smith and all book/vinyl sets ship with Certificate of Authenticity from SceneFour.
LOMBARDO: First Edition Book and Vinyl Picture Disc
Unlike anything before, Dave Lombardo has unveiled an extraordinary visual and audio experience with the release of LOMBARDO. Inside the book, readers get a comprehensive look at Dave Lombardo's artwork built from rhythm. Simultaneously on vinyl, readers hear Lombardo's drum interpretations for each art piece within the book.
Only 300 sets are available in the First Edition release. Each book is individually signed by Dave Lombardo. All in the first edition are numbered and feature Authenticity stamp and COA.
ART IN RHYTHM: THE ARTWORK OF CARL PALMER (Second Edition)
Own the Second Edition of Carl Palmer's art book for the special price of $125.00 (Collector/Interest List price). Only 250 books are available in the Second Edition, each is numbered and individually signed by Carl Palmer. Also featured in this edition:
-A vinyl picture disc 7" featuring an audio narration of Carl Palmer discussing each piece in the book
-The image featured on the picture disc is a new original work created in memory of Emerson titled "Welcome Back My Friends"
-A new small print featuring Palmer's statement on Emerson's passing that can be removed from the book
SEXTON: Assimilation of Light and Rhythm (First Edition)
Own the First Edition/Registry Edition of Chad Sexton's first art book for the special price of $125.00 (Collector/Interest List price). Only 400 books are available in the First Edition, each is numbered and individually signed by Chad Sexton. Also featured in this edition is a new art piece Assimilation that can be removed from within the book.
ART IN RHYTHM (First Edition, 2015)
Written by Carl Palmer, Max Danziger and Bruce Pilato
Published by SceneFour, Inc.
ART IN RHYTHM: The Artwork of Carl Palmer featured 250 books in the First Edition. Carl Palmer was a working drummer by the age of 15 with Chris Farlowe & the Thunderbirds. By Palmer’s 18th birthday he was with The Crazy World of Arthur Brown with the still iconic “Fire.” He then was invited to the first “supergroup” of Emerson, Lake and Palmer. Their first concert had an audience of 600,000 people. ELP remains legendary for their innovation in fusion now referred to as Progressive Rock. From there Palmer was a member of Asia and many years of hit records. This beautiful coffee table tome pays tribute to Carl Palmer’s background, past, present and future with a focus on his art releases with SceneFour. Carl, is an active art collector, and ELP was always very aware as musical artist of the relationship to visual arts. The First Edition came with a numbered art piece that suitable for framing loose but within the book.