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Loops, Memories, and Meanings

Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I am not looking for balance in this chapter: I am making a negative case. I know the issues are complex but I want to draw attention to implications that are usually ignored or glossed over. I think the short loop—the obvious loop...

When the Music Stutters

Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A culture of repetition arises when the extremely high level of repetitive structuring necessary to sustain capitalist modernity becomes salient in its own right, experienced directly as constituent of subjectivity.It is no longer...

Time and Time Again

Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...From the Baroque era to the present day, Western art music has often been experienced and described in terms of a teleological process. Music in this tradition seems to form large-scale curves of tension, often building up to a climax...

Eisteddfod

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Eisteddfod (literally, a sitting; plural: eisteddfodau) is a ubiquitous and indigenous form of competitive cultural festival in Wales. The origins of eisteddfodau lie in the competitive meetings held for the bards of the Welsh aristocracy...

Harm Reduction or Psychedelic Support? Caring for Drug-Related Crises at Transformational Festivals

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter was previously published in Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture in May 2015. Dancecult permits the reproduction of this material by Bloomsbury in this volume. Executive Editor of Dancecult, Graham St John.5...

Toward an Alternative History of Repetitive Audio Technologies

Christophe Levaux

Christophe Levaux is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Liège, Belgium Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...In the literature dedicated to twentieth-century music, the development of technological repetitive devices such as closed grooves and tape loops is systematically linked to that of electronic music. Numerous works affirmatively state...

Arca: Mute’s Mutant

Mute Records : Artists, Business, History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Everything is a performance, but that just leaves us with the awareness to shape what we desire.Arca (2015b)Historically, the roster of Mute Records has been replete with transgressive musicians with diverse identities, from...

Boutiquing at the Raindance Campout: Relational Aesthetics as Festival Technology

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction This chapter was previously published in Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture in May 2015. Dancecult permits the reproduction of this material by Bloomsbury in this volume. Executive Editor of Dancecult, Graham...

Composing with Microphones and Loudspeakers

Cathy van Eck

Cathy van Eck is a composer, sound artist, and researcher in the arts with an interest in relationships between everyday objects, human performers, and electronic sound. She holds a Ph.D. of Leiden University and is lecturer at the University of the Arts in Bern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Between Air and Electricity : Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Beyond musical instruments: A hybrid of approaches Although microphones and loudspeakers can acquire characteristics similar to those of musical instruments when there is interaction between performer, and microphone and loudspeaker...

Stereosonic and Australian Commercial EDM Festival Culture

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Stereosonic has really gone in leaps and bounds over the last couple of years. That can be attributed to the DJs and the artists that they book. We’re here now in Sydney with a capacity crowd of over 60,000 people. Many years ago I remember...