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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Country Girl: Rural Feminism in the Performance of Alison Goldfrapp

Mute Records : Artists, Business, History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Photographs: Anna Fox and Alison Goldfrapp Goldfrapp occupy a unique place in the Mute roster of artists. Where bands like Depeche Mode, New Order and Cabaret Voltaire suggest urban dystopian vistas with their electronic, industrial...

Alternative playworlds: Psytrance festivals, deep play and creative zones of transcendence

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The story of psytrance and its journey from the dazzling beaches of Goa to numerous cities, fields, forests and deserts across the globe has been documented most notably and insightfully by ethnographer Graham St John. In one of his books...

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...

Searching for a Cultural Home: Asian American Youth in the EDM Festival Scene

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...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....