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Festival bodies: The corporeality of the contemporary music festival scene in Australia

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...… if you’re a festival head, then you already know the plan Go and pack up all your shit cause you’re going on a trip For those summer days. In this chapter we explore how the embodied experiences enabled or produced through...

Reclamation and Celebration: Kodangu, a Torres Strait Islander Album of Ancestral and Contemporary Australian Indigenous Music

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Music constructs our sense of identity through the direct experiences it offers the body, time and sociability, experiences which enable us to place ourselves in imaginative cultural narratives. (Frith 1996: 124)The stories told about...

Hobart

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 197,282 (2001) Hobart is at the mouth of the Derwent River, on the south coast of Australia’s largest offshore island, the state of Tasmania (formerly Van Diemen’s Land), south of Melbourne....

Stereosonic and Australian Commercial EDM Festival Culture

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...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...

Broome

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population (Local Government Area): 13,196 (2001) Broome, on Roebuck Bay in Western Australia, is Australia’s major northwest port. Early pastoral ventures from 1865 were defeated by the region’s climate and isolation...
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...One of Australia’s most successful pop stars, Kylie Minogue emerged as a television actor and would dominate music through the 1990s. Kylie was born in Melbourne in 1968. Her family regularly moved around the city’s suburbs and thus Kylie...

Tamworth

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 42,510 (2001) The city of Tamworth is located on the Peel River in the New England region of New South Wales, 281 miles (453 km) by road northwest of Sydney. It began as a station for the Australian...

Alice Springs

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population (Local Government Area): 27,520 (2001) Alice Springs is situated on the Todd River in the Northern Territory, 926 miles (1,490 km) by road south of Darwin. Surveyed in 1888 as Stuart, in 1933...

Punk Politics, Blackness, and Indigenous Protest: The Clash’s Australian Tour, 1982

The Clash Takes on the World : Transnational Perspectives on The Only Band that Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...In 1982, after recording Combat Rock, The Clash took their first and only trip to Australia. Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers should be aware that this article includes the names of deceased persons. They toured...

Brisbane

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,650,422 (2001) Originally a penal camp at the mouth of the Brisbane River, with open settlement from 1842, Brisbane became the capital of the new colony of Queensland in 1859, and from 1867 gold strikes...