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“All Sounds Are Created Equal”: Mediating Democracy in Acousmatic Education

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Acousmatic music is a genre of experimental studio-based composition founded in the 1970s by disciples of French composer and radio engineer Pierre Schaeffer. Although it shares several features with the older genre of musique concrète...

The Edufication and Musicalization of Radio: CKUA, ‘Good Music’, and ‘Uplifting Taste’

Music Radio : Building Communities, Mediating Genres

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Ken Regan, the former CEO of CKUA Radio in Edmonton, Alberta, maintains a collection of emails and messages sent by listeners and musicians that express praise for the station and its support for local and independent musicians. One...

Guy Lombardo

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...While his “sweet” interpretation of American jazz music was panned by critics throughout Guy Lombardo’s fifty-year career, it proved to be popular among record-buying and concert-attending audiences. Lombardo was born in Ontario in 1902...

“Gaps We Cross with Technology”: Solidarity and Surveillance According to Cory Doctorow

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Doctorow puts his money where his mouth is (or rather, where his keyboard is) when it comes to publishing his well-regarded fiction. A prominent supporter of digital exchanges—he believes that copyright laws should only be activated...

‘Portugal dos Xutos’: Portuguese music in the lives of ‘returned’ descendants of Portuguese emigrants from Canada

João Sardinha

João Sardinha is a researcher at IGOT (Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning), Center for Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transglobal Sounds : Music, Youth and Migration

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Within migration literature, the topic of return migration, as pertinent to the descendants of the migrants,By descendants of immigrants, I am here referring to the sons and daughters of the first generation (the so-called...
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...The first Canadian country music star, Wilf Carter (known as Montana Slim in the United States), provided a link between country’s source material and its contemporary vogue. Born in 1904 in Nova Scotia, Carter’s family was poor and he...

Shania Twain

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...Canadian country pop singer Shania Twain is a best-selling female solo artist for the country music genre. She has been nicknamed the “Queen of Country Pop.” Twain was born Eileen Regina Edwards on August 28, 1965, in Ontario, Canada...

Rural-Urban Imagery in Country Music Videos

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Video Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...“Place” and “space” are important themes in Canadian alternative-country artist Corb Lund’s music. Like many country musicians, Lund invokes place-based narratives to tell stories about working-class issues, to express hardships of growing...
...In this chapter I chart multiple connections between Joni Mitchell and Margaret Atwood, as brilliant, angry, self-conscious, Canadian women artists of the same generation. I’d like to thank Ian Balfour and Ruth Charnock...

Leonard Cohen’s Songs Of Love and Hate (1971)

Drew Daniel

Drew Daniel is one half of the acclaimed electronic group Matmos, successful in their own right, and also as collaborators with Bjork. Drew has taught the history of electronic music at Harvard University and the San Francisco Art Institute, among other places. He lives in San Francisco. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The 33 1/3 B-Sides

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...I came upon this most famous of albums from behind. My friend Rat had a black T-shirt on the back of which he had painted in white block capital letters:THEY LOCKED UP A MANWHO WANTED TO RULE THE WORLDTHE FOOLSTHEY LOCKED UP THE WRONG...