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2nd Chorus: Blues: Jack Kerouac

Kerouac on Record : A Literary Soundtrack

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...There are writers who achieve equally at poetry and prose, like Johann von Goethe and Boris Pasternak, but it’s easier to tag a writer as a master at one of these forms and ignore their work in the other, then hide this expedience behind...

Prelude: City Scale

Sarah Hill

Dr Sarah Hill is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Music, Cardiff University, UK and Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. She has published work on Welsh-language popular music and cultural identity, progressive rock, and female vocality. A native of Oakland, California and a fluent Welsh speaker, Sarah is also Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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San Francisco and the Long 60s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Whether we dig Instant Theater or not doesn’t really matter. What matters is that San Francisco, with its Mime Troupe, Tape Music Center, Contemporary Dancers and far-out Happenings, is becoming...

“It’s All Connected”: Service According to Betye Saar

Rachel Lee Rubin

Rachel Lee Rubin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, and Director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society. She has published and taught extensively on popular music, popular culture, and culture of the American left. Rubin is a regular media commentator on popular culture and public affairs. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...“I view my creative process as a spiral,” wrote Betye Saar in a 2002 introduction to a gallery exhibition. “[W]hile I am working on one series, I am attracted to other materials that will develop into another series.”In Service: A Version...

The Pharcyde's Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

Andrew Barker

Andrew Barker is a Senior Features Writer for Variety. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...As immediately believable as they were cartoonish, as much an inner city cipher as a suburban boys gang, the foursome that made up the Pharcyde were the most relatable MCs to ever pass the mic. On their debut and magnum opus Bizarre Ride II...

Boutiquing at the Raindance Campout: Relational Aesthetics as Festival Technology

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction 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...

The Dharma at Big Sur

Sarah Hill

Dr Sarah Hill is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Music, Cardiff University, UK and Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. She has published work on Welsh-language popular music and cultural identity, progressive rock, and female vocality. A native of Oakland, California and a fluent Welsh speaker, Sarah is also Co-ordinating Editor of Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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San Francisco and the Long 60s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...I Postlude: wanted to compose a piece that embodied the feeling of being on the West Coast—literally standing on a precipice overlooking the geographic shelf with the ocean extending far out to the horizon, just as I...

“Hey, I See You”: Revolution According to Boots Riley

Rachel Lee Rubin

Rachel Lee Rubin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, and Director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society. She has published and taught extensively on popular music, popular culture, and culture of the American left. Rubin is a regular media commentator on popular culture and public affairs. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...“We make everybody dance while telling them they need to get rid of the system,” announced rapper Boots Riley in August 2014 to Fox News Cleveland anchor Autumn Ziemba, in response to her rather bland question about his band, the Coup...

“I Sing about Cesar Chavez in Gold Lamé Hot Pants”: Revolution and Celebration According to El Vez

Rachel Lee Rubin

Rachel Lee Rubin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, and Director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society. She has published and taught extensively on popular music, popular culture, and culture of the American left. Rubin is a regular media commentator on popular culture and public affairs. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...El Vez is a character. Publicity photos identify him as the “Mexican Elvis,” a moniker that fairly efficiently introduces a performer who wears rhinestone-studded suits with the Virgin of Guadeloupe pictured on the back, and gyrates...

Auto-Tune In Situ: Digital Vocal Correction and Conversational Repair

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction In recent decades, digital corrective tuning For the sake of brevity, the terms “pitch correction,” “intonation correction,” “pitch shifting,” “auto-tune,” and “auto-tuning” (the lowercase “a” indicating the term’s common...

“Tar Baby and the Great White Wonder”: Joni Mitchell’s Pimp Game

Joni Mitchell : New Critical Readings

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...J. D. Souther tells the story of a day, in late 1977, at record producer Peter Asher’s house. Souther was introduced by Asher and his wife Betsy to a thin black man with huge sunglasses and a big mustache. His name was Claude, and Souther...