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- Soft Skull Press 2012; US$ 15.95
Ecstasy did for house music what LSD did for psychedelic rock. Now, in Energy Flash , journalist Simon Reynolds offers a revved-up and passionate inside chronicle of how MDMA (“ecstasy?) and MIDI (the basis for electronica) together spawned the unique rave culture of the 1990s. England, Germany, and Holland began tinkering with imported Detroit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Brazilian popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Brazil. Each essay provides... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99
From the Allman Brothers Band to Frank Zappa, and through the interweaving lives of Bill Graham, Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, and Carlos Santana, author John Glatt chronicles the story of the 1960s? rock music Colossus that stood astride the East and West Coasts?Graham?s twin temples of rock, the Fillmore East and Fillmore West. more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 13.95
Music breeds duality. We enjoy the music we love-listening to it, talking about it, reading about it. But it's just as fun to passionately revel in mocking the music we hate. Fortunately, musicians make this two-lane path very easy to follow. Half the time they're creating timeless works of art that speak to the soul; the other half, they're recording... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 69.99
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 35.66
Hauptbeschreibung Where I come from, it's cornbread and chicken. This line from Alan Jackson's country hit defines the genre as the music of the American South. All its ambiguity set aside, the South stands proudly for its hospitality, politeness, sense of place and community. Family and religion are traditionally more important down there than in... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 34.99
The Tejano superstar Selena and the tango revival both in the dance clubs and on Broadway are only the most obvious symptoms of how central Latin music is to American musical life. Latino rap has brought a musical revolution, while Latin and Brazilian jazz are ever more significant on the jazz scene. With the first edition of The Latin Tinge, John... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 7.12
Musik in Deutschland ist ein weites Feld. Es gibt eine reiche Szene, in der "Klassik" immer noch eine besondere Rolle spielt. Nirgendwo auf der Welt gibt es so viele Orchester, Chöre und Opernhäuser wie hier. In seinem Buch "Musikland Deutschland?" warnt Holger Noltze, Kulturjournalist und Professor für Musik und Medien, davor, diesen Reichtum zu verspielen.... more...