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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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
It is the contention of the editors and contributors of this volume that the work carried out by Gilles Deleuze, where rigorously applied, has the potential to cut through much of the intellectual sedimentation that has settled in the fields of music studies. Deleuze is a vigorous critic of the Western intellectual tradition, calling for a 'philosophy... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 11.99
Acting as both investigative journalist and irreverent critic, Ben Westhoff journeys across the southern United States in a small Hyundai to document the phenomenon of southern hip-hop. The exclusive interviews with the genre?s prominent players take many forms—watching rappers “make it rain? in a Houston strip club, partying with The 2 Live Crew?s... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
A unique Israeli national culture?indeed, the very nature of "Israeliness"?remains a matter of debate, a struggle to blend vying memories and backgrounds, ideologies and wills. Identifying popular music as an important site in this wider cultural endeavor, this book focuses on the three major popular music cultures that are proving instrumental in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.95
Much recent economic work on the music industry has been focused on the impact of technology on demand, with predictions being made of digital copyright infringement leading to the demise of the industry. In fact, there have always been profound cyclical swings in music media sales owing to the fact that music always has been, and continues to be,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and spaces within the heavy metal sphere, and demonstrates... more...
- PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Dave Laing is an associate editor of the journal Popular Music History and an honorary research fellow at the University of Liverpool who has been researching and writing about popular music, its business, and its politics for more than 40 years. His books include Buddy Holly and The Sound of Our Time . He is a coeditor of The Continuum Encyclopedia... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.16
Musik ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil des täglichen Lebens. Aktives Musikhören gehört zu den häufigsten Freizeitaktivitäten der deutschen Bürger. Auch im Alltag haben Menschen ständig Kontakt mit Musik, ob beim Einkaufen im Supermarkt oder bei einem Treffen mit Freunden im Cafe. Oftmals lassen Menschen auch bei anderen Aktivitäten Musik im Hintergrund... more...