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  • Buried Countryby Clinton Walker; Paul Kelly

    Verse Chorus Press 2014;

    It was country music that first gave Aboriginal people a voice in modern Australia, long before it was commonplace for Aboriginal dance companies to tour the world or for Central Desert “dot paintings? to sell for astronomical sums. Though black skin and country music might seem an unlikely pairing, Aboriginal country music has a long and rich tradition,... more...

  • Hardcore & Genderby Marion Schulze

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 49.00

    Obwohl »Subkulturen« seit den 1940ern Jahren intensiv beforscht werden, wissen wir immer noch wenig über die Geschlechterarrangements in diesen Welten. Wie wird dort Geschlecht organisiert und verhandelt? Marion Schulze geht dieser Frage am Beispiel von Hardcore(-punk) nach und greift hierzu auf die Ergebnisse einer siebenjährigen, multi-situierten... more...

  • Pop-Frauen der Gegenwartby Christa Brüstle

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 38.00

    Welche Rolle erhalten Stimme und Körper in den Inszenierungen von weiblichen Pop-Stars? Wie entstehen ihre Images? Welche stereotypen Vorstellungen von Weiblichkeit und Männlichkeit werden in Videoclips repräsentiert oder unterlaufen? Am Beispiel von u.a. Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, Pink, Grimes, Lana Del Rey, Lady Bitch Ray und Peaches diskutieren die... more...

  • Punk USAby Kevin Prested

    Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Through hundreds of exclusive and original interviews, Punk USA documents an empire that was built overnight as Lookout! Records sold millions of albums and rode the wave of the second coming of punk rock until it all came crashing down. In 1987, Lawrence Livermore founded an independent punk label to release records by his band the Lookouts. Forming... more...

  • Harry Partch, Hobo Composerby S. Andrew Granade

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 34.95

    Examines the impact of Harry Partch's hobo years from a variety of perspectives, exploring how the composer both engaged and frustrated popular conceptions of the hobo. more...

  • Not Russian Enough?by Rutger Helmers

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 75.00

    Offers fresh perspectives on the function of nationalist thought in the cosmopolitan opera world, with particular emphasis on the idea of "Russianness" in four nineteenth-century operas by Glinka, Serov, Tchaikovsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov. more...

  • Frauenliebe und Lebenby Rufus Hallmark

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Rufus Hallmark interprets Schumann's famously controversial song cycle in the social, literary, and musical contexts of contemporary German society. more...

  • French Music and Jazz in Conversationby Deborah Mawer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book explores the historical-cultural interactions between French concert music and American jazz across 1900?1965, from both perspectives. more...

  • The Beatles Through Headphonesby Ted Montgomery

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    Most Beatles fans have probably spent most of their time listening to the iconic group's music over a stereo system with external speakers. While the music sounds wonderful this way, this method of listening does not deliver the full sonic picture of what the Beatles created. To have a full appreciation of their artistry and innovation, one must... more...

  • Chet Atkinsby Mark S. Reinhart

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    Highlighting Chet Atkins' 50-plus-year career as a virtuoso, singer, songwriter and record producer, this book is an analysis and appreciation of the most noteworthy recordings of one of the world's greatest guitarists. Atkins' whole body of work--truly unmatched in the history of modern musical entertainment--and nearly 140 of his all-time... more...