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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The history of popular music’s encounters with nationalism is long, complex and fraught. Nation-states have frequently demonstrated an awareness of the kinds of uses to which popular music can be put...

Oasis' Definitely Maybe

Alex Niven

Alex Niven is a writer from the north-east of England. He has written for publications such as The Guardian, LA Review of Books and The Quietus, and his first book Folk Opposition was published in 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

33 1/3 Books

...Oasis’s incendiary 1994 debut album Definitely Maybe managed to summarize almost the entire history of post-fifties guitar music from Chuck Berry to My Bloody Valentine in a way that seemed effortless. But this remarkable album was also...


Artist Pages

...Blur, an outfit led by Damon Albarn, emerged from the Britpop scene to become its definition incarnate, before the genre’s limitations led to the band’s demise. The first iteration of Blur—Seymour—formed in 1988, with Albarn, Graham Coxon...


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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Britpop is a media and marketing term referring to a particular strain in British guitar-based indie rock and pop music of the 1990s. It is used both generically, to describe a group of bands who loosely shared a set of stylistic musical...

Alternative Rock

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Alternative rock, or simply ‘alternative,’ is associated most strongly with the 1990s, when the genre emerged as the decade’s most prominent marketing label for new rock music. From the abrasive industrial music of Nine Inch Nails...