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- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans? lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers. Beatleness explains how the band became a source... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis of urban underground music cultures in exploring just how... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99
Geek Rock: An Exploration of Music and Subculture examines the relationship between geek culture and popular music, tracing a history from the late 1960s to the present day. This collection of essays explores the evolution of ?geek rock? from songs about cars and girls to monster movies, outer space, and what it means to be ?white and nerdy.? ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Global Pop examines the rise of "world musics" and "world beat", and some of the musicians associated with these new genres such as Peter Gabriel, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and Johnny Clegg. Drawing on a wide range of sources - academic, popular, cyber, interviews, and the music itself - Global Pop charts an accessible path through many of the issues... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 14.99
An American institution, Sun Records has a history with many chapters-its Memphis origins with visionary Sam Phillips, the breakthrough recordings of Elvis Presley, and the studio's immense influence on the sound of popular music. But be-hind the company's chart toppers and legendary musicians there exists another story, told by Barbara Barnes Sims.... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 8.92
Da una coproduzione fra il Mozart Opern Institut , l'UniversitÓ Mozarteum di Salisburgo e la Scuola di Musica di Fiesole Fondazione O.N.L.U.S. Ŕ nata la rappresentazione fiesolana de La clemenza di Tito , dramma serio per musica in due atti di Caterino MazzolÓ, con musica di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Questo lavoro, l'ultimo infatti nella produzione... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Vibe Merchants offers an insiders perspective on the development of Jamaican popular music. This rare perspective focuses on the actual details of music making practice, rationalised in the context of the economic and creative forces that locally drive music production. By focusing on the work of audio engineers and musicians, recording studios... 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
This collection of essays explores the relationship between opera and the development of media technology from the late 19th to the early 21st century. Taking an international perspective, the contributing authors, each with extensive experience as scholars or practitioners of the art, cover a variety of topics including audio, video and film recording,... more...