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Lyon

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 445,274 (1999)With more than 1,300,000 people living in its greater urban area, Lyon is the third-largest metropolis in France. Located midway between Paris and Marseilles at the head of the Rhône Valley, it is a crossroads...

To Be Experienced, Not Understood: Empirical Mysticisms in Trance, Dub and Drone

Owen Coggins

Owen Coggins is Honorary Associate of the Religious Studies Department at The Open University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mysticism, Ritual and Religion in Drone Metal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Introduction This chapter examines how religion, specifically religious experience and mysticism, have been understood in relation to popular music cultures. Scholarly approaches to religiosity will be considered in three areas of popular...

Reggae

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...African, African-Caribbean and Judaeo-Christian religious traditions have been central to the development of Jamaican culture generally and reggae in particular (see Chevannes 1998a,b). Likewise, rhythms developed in African-Caribbean...

Miami Bass

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Miami bass is a subgenre of hip-hop music which emerged among African-American musicians in southern Florida during the 1980s. It acquired the name because of its heavy emphasis on a booming bass quality created by the ‘kick drum’ (bass...

Dub

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Jamaican dub is a subgenre of reggae involving the remixing of recordings. First developed in the 1950s by Jamaican DJs in Kingston dance halls run by companies nicknamed ‘sound systems’ (Barrow and Dalton 2004, 11–18; Davis 1982; Stolzoff...

Reggae in Europe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From being the local, ethnic soundtrack of a small Caribbean island, reggae has established itself as a genuine global style, appreciated and imitated all over the world. Though obvious differences exist among its countries, Europe...

Bleep

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Bleep, also known as bleep ’n’ bass, is a minimalistic, commercially successful genre of UK electronic dance music (EDM) from the period 1989–91. The geographical focus of the genre was Yorkshire, in the North of England, with key artists...

Dubstep

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Dubstep is a genre of British electronic dance music (EDM) that emerged in the first decade of the twenty-first century, drawing direct inspiration from bass- and rhythm-centered music that preceded it in UK, Jamaican, US and European music...

Barbados

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 277,264 (2003) Barbados is situated within the Caribbean archipelago and is the easternmost island of the West Indies. It is a relatively flat country of approximately 166 sq miles (430 sq km), its highest...