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Drugs and Addiction

David Buckley

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John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The link between drugs and the performing arts has a long history. Hallucinogens were a staple element in shamanistic cultures, and natural psychoactive drugs, such as the fly agaric mushroom, were in widespread use. The shaman’s show...

Rave Culture

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Rave’ has always had numerous definitions. In the Bible, the term ‘to rave’ means ‘to prophesy.’ The word ‘raving’ has roots in Jamaica that allude to ‘letting loose on the weekend.’ Dictionaries have traditionally defined a raver...

Moral Panic

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Moral panic’ is a sociological term used to describe the process by which supposedly ‘deviant’ youth subcultures or musics are labeled, mediated and demonized by the mass media, and are subsequently subject to control and legislation....

Acid House

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Acid house is a sub-genre of house music and had its origins in the dance music culture of Chicago in the mid- to late 1980s. It subsequently achieved far greater popularity in the UK than it enjoyed in the USA. Indeed, it was in the UK...

Bob Mould's Workbook

Walter Biggins

Walter Biggins is an executive editor at the University of Georgia Press, USA, as well as a freelance writer, based in Atlanta, Georgia. His work has appeared in Glide Magazine, Bookslut, RogerEbert.com, The Comics Journal, Pop Matters, and The Baseball Chronicle, among other periodicals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Daniel Couch

Daniel Couch is a professor of English literature and composition at Chemeketa Community College, USA and the editor of What, Where, How: The Practical Handbook for College Writers. His work has appeared in Tape Op Magazine, One Week // One Band, and the Quietus, among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

33 1/3 Books

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...In 1989, Bob Mould took a left turn. Already legendary before his 30th birthday for his noise-and-nuance work in Hüsker Dü, Mould had recently walked away from his old band. He re-emerged with his debut solo album: Workbook. Filled...

Popular Music among Turkish Roman

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Popular music of Roman (the preferred name among groups in Turkey whom outsiders call ‘Gypsies’) and related groups in Turkey has been significantly impacted by the intertwining of musical practices, stylistic inflections and genre...

The Modern Lovers' The Modern Lovers

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

33 1/3 Books

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...From the “War on Hippies” to the Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle, the story of Modern Lovers is a high octane tale of Brutalist architecture, rock ‘n’ roll ambition and the struggle for identity in a changing world. One of punk rock...

Club Culture

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The debate concerning the origins and definitions of club culture can be summarized in two competing perspectives, one British, the other North American. From a British perspective, it has been argued that disc jockey (DJ) culture had its...

Fugazi's In on the Kill Taker

Joe Gross

Joe Gross has written for Spin, Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, the Washington City Paper, Radio On, and more. He covers culture, popular and un-, for the Austin American-Statesman, among other places, and lives with his family in Austin, TX, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

33 1/3 Books

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...By June 1993, when Washington, D.C.’s Fugazi released their third full-length album In on the Kill Taker, the quartet was reaching a thunderous peak in popularity and influence. With two EPs (combined into the classic CD 13 songs) and two...

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