The Wire

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33 1/3 book series call for proposals

Bloomsbury publishing house is opening a call for proposals for its 33 1/3 book series. There are currently 85 books in the series, which started with a look at Dusty Springfield's Dusty In Memphis, and includes books on Brian Eno, Portishead, Wire, Throbbing Gristle, Sonic Youth, Captain Beefheart and others (full list here). The series is looking for original research on stories in the history of popular music.

Proposals will only be accepted between 19 March–30 April, and may only be made for one album via email, to For full details on what to submit and how, head here.