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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

Scholarly Books

...… 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...

On Sonic Assemblage: Indigenous Radio and the Management of Heteroglossia

Music Radio : Building Communities, Mediating Genres

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Scholarly Books

...This chapter approaches radio broadcasting as a form of sonic assemblage. It does so in order to understand the distinctiveness...

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...

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...

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...

Darwin

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 106,842 (2001) The capital of the Northern Territory, established (1869) as Palmerston on Beagle Gulf, was renamed Darwin in 1911. Australia’s northernmost city, its proximity to Asia gave it a strategic...

Australia

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 19,731,984 (2003) With a population widely reported in the media as having reached 20 million in late 2003, Australia covers 2,966,195 sq miles (7,682,300 sq km) on the southwestern rim of the Pacific Ocean...

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...