About The Book
“No Man Is An Island” is a community, project aiming to help people navigate the mind-numbing record pressing maze of the legendary Studio One label.
This guide serves as a resource for those on a journey
to find the best quality pressings of critical Studio
This book is the result of many years of collecting
records, comparing fidelity and sound quality of
pressings, and digging into Jamaican music history to
understand the context of the sound production.
*Please note this is the second edition print of this book. Received April 2020
About The Author
Morgan “Moman” Nixon has spent the past 20 years
meticulously researching and collecting music from
around the world. His areas of expertise include
Jamaican Oldies, Hip Hop, Funk, Psych/Indie Rock, Soul,
Jazz, Disco, Boogie, African, Caribbean, Salsa, and
Cumbia. Through his work at the Library of Congress
in Washington, DC he has also built an encyclopedic
knowledge of American Folk, Country, R&B, and Blues.
Moman has a passion for sharing music knowledge and
over the past decade has published countless music zines
and reviews. Moman currently DJs in Oakland and San
Francisco. In 2016 he co-founded The Long Road Society,
a record label out of Oakland. This is his first book.
High Quality Offset Printed in Berlin / 188 pages / Full Colour.
Includes over 180 entries on crucial Studio One Tracks with record label scans.
Artist: Morgan “Moman” Nixon
Release Name No Man Is An Island:
A Guide to Choice Studio One Pressings
Category Music: Reference Book
Release Date: November 2019
Record Label: The Long Road Society
Formats of Release: Paperback
Trim: 6 x 9
First Print Run: 500
Catalog Number: LRS-006