Qty:1
  • List Price: $29.95
  • Save: $6.62 (22%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Details
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
128 Beats Per Minute: Dip... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... All Day Low Prices!
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $4.16
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

128 Beats Per Minute: Diplo's Visual Guide to Music, Culture, and Everything in Between Paperback – March 27, 2012


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$23.33
$19.54 $12.44

Hold Still by Sally Mann
Hold Still by Sally Mann
Acclaimed photographer Sally Mann sorted through boxes of family papers and old pictures to find "deceit and scandal, alcohol, domestic abuse, car crashes, bogeymen, clandestine affairs, dearly loved and disputed family land ... racial complications, vast sums of money made and lost, the return of the prodigal son, and maybe even bloody murder." Learn more | See similar books
$23.33 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

128 Beats Per Minute: Diplo's Visual Guide to Music, Culture, and Everything in Between + Pharrell: Places and Spaces I've Been
Price for both: $60.48

One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Review

"A new book, 128 Beats Per Minute, collects pictures of Diplo hanging out in exotic locales with beautiful people; the Travel Channel wanted to make a show documenting his journeys (it fell through); a Korean beer company paid him $80,000 to play a show with Major Lazer, his whimsical dancehall project; and billion-dollar brands from BlackBerry to Beyoncé have hired him (the former for an ad campaign, the latter for two songs on 4M), hoping that some of his cool will rub off." ~Rolling Stone

"...this book could easily be the coffee table purchase of the year." ~The Gallant

"...driven by photographs from former Annie Leibowitz assistant Shane Mccauley, will be released this April by Universe Publishing, an imprint of 'famed Italian purveyor of art tomes' Rizzoli New York." ~Fader Magazine

"Known internationally as a curator and influencer among the world’s top DJs, producers, and artists, Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo, is at the nexus of music, fashion, and cultural trends." ~Publishers Weekly

"Want to travel the globe with a Grammy-nominated DJ? Hitching a ride with Diplo, may prove tricky, but fans can treat themselves to a vicarious excursion with the Mad Decent founder's new book, 128 Beats Per Minute." ~Kidult.com

About the Author

Thomas Wesley Pentz, a.k.a. Diplo, is a Philadelphia-based DJ, producer, and songwriter. As the founder of Mad Decent Records and not-for-profit organization Heaps Decent, he has worked with artists including M.I.A., Shakira, Snoop Dogg, and Bruno Mars and is currently working on upcoming albums with Santigold and Chris Brown, among others. Alexander Wang is an American fashion designer and was awarded the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2008. Photographer Shane McCauley is a New York-based photographer and film maker. McCauley grew up outside of Philadelphia and met Diplo in 2003 while shooting his now legendary party Hollertronix while on assignment for The Fader Magazine, and they now collaborate on a youth culture column for Vanity Fair. McCauley also shoots for Flaunt, Rolling Stone and Warner Bros. Music Group.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Universe (March 27, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789324288
  • ISBN-13: 978-0789324283
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #600,428 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars
5 star
12
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 13 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Benjamin Doyle on April 1, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I have had this on preorder for quite a while, and im impressed. This book really tracks Diplo from his beginnings up to where he is now. Its a good view of the Mad Decent label and the music that Diplo has worked so hard on and the touring he has done.

Being mostly pictures, everything is properly captioned and laid out in a very readable/viewable manner. Its like a visual insight into his life. If you want to complement this book have a look at the short documentary about diplo that is on youtube :)
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Matty Metcalf on January 1, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Saw Diplo play at Stereosonic after having my eye on this book for a while and that convinced me to make the purchase. A very interesting look into the history of his music and the people that he's worked with.

Some great photography and insight into the life of a ripper EDM producer.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Lucas on February 7, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I wasn't expecting a book like this but couldn't be happier with it, great notes and amazing pictures. Perfect for a coffee table and a great insight into the life of Diplo
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Melissa Arostegui on November 12, 2012
Format: Paperback
For anyone interested in modern day mix of music and culture this book is a must...its a great photographic journey of it... Great gift too.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ellasmomy on December 16, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Love Diplo & loved the book!!! Love seeing the world through Diplo's eyes. Diplo needs to put out another book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By ci on October 22, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
this is a cool picture book of Diplo's many travels as a dj, includes some set list/mixes he has made. Not a lot of writing, mainly relies on the pictures to show his travels around the U.S. and the world. Even if you are not a huge fan of his, the pictures are entertaining enough to want to buy this book, makes you wish you had his job.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By hugabass on May 12, 2012
Format: Paperback
This is too short !
Definitely loved the trip down Diplo's memory lane.
Would have loved a bit more in depth stories and maybe a couple short interviews of some of the protagonists shown would have been a great bonus. Nonetheless, pics are great and it is a great insight into one of 21st century major artist's life.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: what is beats music app, anya ayoung chee