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2004 (Bowie vs Mashup)

Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore is Lecturer in Media and Communication at Deakin University, Australia. His main areas of interest are Games Studies, Digital Humanities and Online Persona, and he recently co-edited the collectionZombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... with Rihanna, Bruno Mars, MGMT, Katy Perry, Genesis, Coldplay, Grace Jones, Placebo, Adele or Santana,Listen to these examples from the playlist available at https://soundcloud.com/christopher-moore-28/sets/bowie-mashups. individually...

Death, Transgression and the Sacred

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of Liminality’. In S. Moore & B. Myerhoff (eds), Secular Ritual (Amsterdam: Van Gorcum, 1977), 36–52. Liminality is typical of subcultures (to which we will return below). It identifies a temporary period of ‘acceptable disorder’ when conventional...

Blues and Jazz

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... the intensity of his convictions’ (Bivins 2015: 4). As another example, Christopher Chase draws attention to a composition entitled ‘Imam’ by a Muslim jazz player, Abdullah Ibrahim, and asks, ‘Are prayers found in the saxophone?’ (Chase 2010:...

Representations of Chinese-ness in Afro-Cuban hip hop during post-Soviet era Cuba

The Organic Globalizer : Hip hop, political development, and movement culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in line with other Anglophone scholars. In Cuba, the commonly used term is chino/a to describe any Cuban of Asian descent or even Afro-Cubans of heavy-lidded Congolese descent (Moore 1997: 15). The terms chino-cubano and sino-cubano have also...

Caribbean Religions and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... music of a wide variety. The Jamaican colonial context was complicated by a series of interesting events. The island was originally ‘discovered’ by Christopher Columbus on his second expedition to the new world. At that time, the Arawak...

Ambient Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... is discussed. Overall, ambient music is examined in context as a genre and a musical style (Fabbri 2012; Moore 2009). Ambient music, alongside related forms such as chill out, muzak and easy listening, occupies a generous quantity of real...

Paganism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... complex definitions (Moore 2001: 3). Many popular music scholars, Gracyk (2008) suggests, avoid its definition and instead discuss the term in relation to genre and style (such as rock music, blues and hip hop). Shuker notes...

Christianity, Worship and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and ‘secular’ Pagan music that, according to Mark Evans, was previously ‘quite unheard of’ (Evans 2006: 25). Christopher Partridge identifies ‘sacred’ ideas as those that ‘are understood to be set apart from the rest of social life and which...

Introduction

Toija Cinque

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Toija Cinque is a Senior Lecturer, Course Chair and Course Discipline Adviser in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Australia. Cinque’s most recent book is Communication, New Media and Everyday Life, 2011. She edits the journal New Scholar: An International Journal of the Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore is Lecturer in Media and Communication at Deakin University, Australia. His main areas of interest are Games Studies, Digital Humanities and Online Persona, and he recently co-edited the collectionZombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sean Redmond

Sean Redmond is Associate Professor in Media and Communication at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He is editor of the journal Celebrity Studies, author of The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood (2013), andCelebrity and the Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...David Bowie is one of the most influential artists of the last forty years and yet until recently has garnered minimal attention in terms of academic scholarship. This despite his: incredibly dedicated fan base; mainstream and global...

Time Again: The David Bowie Chronotope

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in The Man Who Fell To Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976), Jareth in Labyrinth (Jim Henson, 1986), even Nikola Tesla in The Prestige (Christopher Nolan, 2005) similarly as sidesteps off the main road into a different world and different time.David Jones...