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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
The birth of rock 'n roll ignited a firestorm of controversy--one critic called it "musical riots put to a switchblade beat"--but if it generated much sound and fury, what, if anything, did it signify?. As Glenn Altschuler reveals in All Shook Up, the rise of rock 'n roll--and the outraged reception to it--in fact can tell us a lot... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? Based around an eclectic series of vivid case studies, this fresh and timely examin more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 11.99
From cult heroes the Saints and the Go-Betweens to national icons Powderfinger and international stars Savage Garden, Brisbane has produced more than its share of great bands. But behind the music lay a ghost city of malice and corruption. Pressed under the thumb of the Bjelke-Petersen government and its toughest enforcers?the police?Brisbane?s musicians,... more...
- PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99
The product of years of research, travel, and countless conversations, Burning Britain is the true story of the UK punk scene from 1980 to 1984 told for the first time by the bands and labels that created it. Covering the country region by region, author Ian Glasper profiles legendary bands like Vice Squad, Angelic Upstarts, Blitz, Anti-Nowhere... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Made in Japan serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Japanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Japanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Japan and provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.90
Popmusik fördern? Bis vor wenigen Jahren war es kaum denkbar, dass die Förderung der Popmusik in die festgefahrene kulturpolitische Förderpraxis Eingang findet. Mittlerweile finden sich jedoch einige wenige Länder, Regionen und Kommunen in Deutschland, die die interdisziplinäre Relevanz der Popmusik, ihre kulturellen, sozialen und wirtschaftlichen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Turbo-folk music is the most controversial form of popular culture in the new states of former Yugoslavia. Beginning with 1970s Socialist Yugoslavia, Uro Cvoro explores the cultural and political paradoxes of turbo-folk. Taking as its starting point turbo-folks popularity across national borders, Cvoro analyses key songs and performers... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99
In Who Did It First?: Great Rock and Roll Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, the third volume in Bob Leszczak?s exciting Who Did It First? series, readers explore the hidden history of the most famous, indeed legendary, rock and roll classics. As Leszczak points out, the version you purchased, played air guitar to, sang... more...