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  • Sounding the Color Lineby Erich Nunn

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Sounding the Color Line explores how competing understandings of the U.S. South in the first decades of the twentieth century have led us to experience musical forms, sounds, and genres in racialized contexts. Yet, though we may speak of white or black music, rock or rap, sounds constantly leak through such barriers. A critical disjuncture exists,... more...

  • Pop Grenadeby Matthew Collin

    John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Thrilling reportage from raves, riots and rebellions documents how rebels with a cause use music as a force for change. more...

  • Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practiceby Prof Dr Mine Dogantan-Dack; Professor Graham Welch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 99.95

    Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practice brings together internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to explore the cultural, institutional, theoretical, methodological, epistemological, ethical and practical aspects and implications of the rapidly evolving area of artistic research in music. Through various theoretical... more...

  • This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Cultureby Dr Katherine L. Turner; Professor Derek B Scott; Professor Stan Hawkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The use of irony in music is just beginning to be defined and critiqued, although it has been used, implied and decried by composers, performers, listeners and critics for centuries. Irony in popular music is especially worthy of study because it is pervasive, even fundamental to the music, the business of making music and the politics of messaging.... more...

  • That Guy Fae the Corriesby Ronnie Browne

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2015; US$ 13.11

    One of the most easily recognised figures on the Scottish scene, Ronnie Browne was one half of The Corries until the untimely death of his musical partner, Roy Williamson, in 1990. Working as a duo with mostly traditional Scottish material, The Corries took musicality and professionalism to new levels in Scotland, delighting audiences with their witty,... more...

  • Musikhören und der Umgang mit persönlichen Zielenby Tim Loepthien

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 22.21

    Musik begleitet uns auf unserem Lebensweg, von der frühsten Kindheit bis ins hohe Alter, ist uns Stütze, Kommunikationsmittel und mehr. Ebenfalls zentrale Aspekte unseres Lebens betreffen das Setzen und das Verfolgen persönlicher Ziele, die nach unvorhergesehenen Ereignissen auch oftmals verändert werden müssen. Tim Loepthien stellt nun eine Verbindung... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicologyby Svanibor Pettan; Jeff Todd Titon

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    Applied studies scholarship has triggered a not-so-quiet revolution in the discipline of ethnomusicology. The current generation of applied ethnomusicologists has moved toward participatory action research, involving themselves in musical communities and working directly on their behalf. The essays in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology,... more...

  • Crate Diggerby Bob Suren

    Microcosm Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99

    A small town Florida teenager discovers punk rock through a loaned mix tape and punk music and culture slowly takes over all aspects of his life. His new passion causes him to form a band, track down out-of-print records that he loves and begin to reissue them, open a record store, begin a record distribution operation as a public service, mentor... more...

  • Edith Bowman's Great British Music Festivalsby Edith Bowman

    Blink Publishing 2015; US$ 11.65

    In Great British Music Festival, Edith Bowman packs her wellies and braves the unpredictable weather to explore some of the country?s best- and lesser-known music festivals. From the muddy fields of Glastonbury, to the warmer climes of the Isle of Wight, Edith travels the length of the UK in the search for the ultimate festival experience. With detailed... more...

  • One Chord Wondersby Dave Laing; TV Smith

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Originally published in 1985, One Chord Wonders was the first full-length study of the glory years of British punk. The book argues that one of punk?s most significant political achievements was to expose the operations of power in the British entertainment industries as they were thrown into confusion by the sound and the fury of musicians and... more...