Temperature's Rising

Galaxie 500: an oral and visual history

an oral history by Mike McGonigal
with a visual archive and commentary by Naomi Yang

“One of the most distinctive sounds in indie rock’s storied history … progenitors of
dream-pop and one of the underground’s most folkloric and influential acts.”—Pitchfork

Galaxie 500’s artistic vision, visceral and emotional yet also elegant and understated, extended from their incomparable recordings to bassist Naomi Yang's design aesthetic—album covers, posters, photography. Temperature’s Rising offers both an oral history of this celebrated act and a lush tour of their personal archives. It weaves together interviews with the band members—Naomi Yang, Dean Wareham and Damon Krukowski—and their music scene peers, infamous producer Kramer, and many collaborators, accompanied by a stunning array of rare and never-before-seen photographs, artwork, and ephemera.Yeti is proud to publish this book in association with the members

The book is 192 pages, large-format (8 x 10 inches), printed in full color.

There's also a special edition that includes a 7" single and a band portrait by Michael Macioce, signed by the photographer. The 7" features "Temperature's Rising" b/w "Crazy (which was slated to be the band's second single but has never appeared on vinyl before), comes in a sleeve designed by Tavi Gevinson and featuring a photo by Claire Dain, and is limited to 275 numbered copies.

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