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.

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).

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.

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