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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. 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

Encyclopedia Articles

...A leading label of British punk and new wave music, Rough Trade was originally a specialist record store in the Notting Hill district of London. The store was opened in 1976 by Geoff Travis to sell reggae, dub and other rare records...

Picking

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...‘Picking’ (sometimes ‘plucking’) is a generic fretted instrument term designating the right-hand finger movements that actuate and produce individual notes from the strings of a banjo, guitar, mandolin and so on. ‘Picking’ simultaneously...

Banjo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...A banjo is a stringed instrument characterized by the invariable presence of a tightly stretched drum-like membrane or ‘head’ (typically made of thin leather, calfskin or plastic) which comprises its principal resonating surface. The head...