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Danzante

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The danzante is an indigenous musical genre danced to during Corpus Christi festivities throughout the highland region of Ecuador. The term danzante also denotes both the dance and the dancers who thank the Pachamama, or Mother Earth...

Diablada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Diablada is a Bolivian form of music and dance that carries great symbolic significance in Andean thought and among the mestizo population. The most important avenue for the dissemination of diabladas is the Carnival of Oruro in the western...

Disco edits: Analog antecedents and network bias

Margie Borschke

Margie Borschke is Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She studies contemporary and historical media use and how it contributes to the production of knowledge and culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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This is Not a Remix : Piracy, Authenticity and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Remix has rhetorical force in the networked environment, aiming to shift the discussion away from the “property talk of piracy,” towards a discussion of the everyday uses of media in contemporary culture (cf. Labato 2014: 121–33...

Dobrado

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Dobrado is a term popularly used in Brazil to refer to musical compositions within the marcha genre, performed predominantly by instrumental ensembles known as bandas, bandas de música (music bands) or bandas de coreto (gazebo or bandstand...

The Village People’s Can’t Stop The Music: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1980)

Rebecca Wallwork

Rebecca Wallwork is a writer and content director based in Miami Beach. She is a former music editor for Interview magazine and in the name of journalism, she has been inside the New York Jets locker room, backstage at the Westminster dog show, a guest at Donald Trump’s wedding–and a passenger on the inaugural New Kids on the Block cruise. She’s a Joe girl for life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The 33 1/3 B-Sides

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Like all good things, it starts with Steve Guttenberg. Before Police Academy and 3 Men and a Baby, we see The Gutt dressed in white jeans, a green polo, and roller skates. He is begging his record-store boss for the night off. No dice. So...

Danzonete

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Danzonete is a sung form of the danzón which arose when the instrumental form of danzón was in decline in Cuba, as a result of the rise of son. Credit for the first danzonete is usually given to Aniceto Díaz, a musician from Matanzas...

The (un)masked bard: Burial’s denied profile and the memory of English underground music

Mad Dogs and Englishness : Popular Music and English Identities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Intro (South London Boroughs) A train crosses South London, late at night, sharp and feline like a blade trimming a thick, dark velvet fabric. The vehicle is running fast, but the time inside seems to be flowing slow. As if it was covered...

Sleep’s Dopesmoker (2003)

Erik Davis

Erik Davis has been writing about music, subcultures, and technoculture for fifteen years. His cult book Techgnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information (1998), was translated in 5 languages and is being republished with a new introduction by Serpents Tail. He is a regular contributor to Wired, and lives in San Francisco. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The 33 1/3 B-Sides

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...I’m, like, totally baked right now, at least in spirit, which is where you want your head to be when said head gets slapped upside with Dopesmoker, a master arcanum of frankincense-fried stoner rock released by the San Jose metal trio Sleep...

High-Energy (Hi-NRG)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...High-Energy (often written as Hi-NRG) is a genre of post-disco electronic dance music (EDM) that simultaneously emerged from gay club culture in Europe and the USA in the early 1980s. The genre integrated a four-to-the-floor basic disco...

Vimeo Killed the Video Star: Burial and the User-Generated Music Video

Daniel Cookney

Gina Arnold is Visiting Professor at the Evergreen State College in Washington, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The title I have used here does indeed allude to ‘Video Killed the Radio Star:’ the 1979 hit single by The Buggles that may very well lurk in the background of other sections within this book. With regard to this chapter’s content...