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Loops, Memories, and Meanings

Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I am not looking for balance in this chapter: I am making a negative case. I know the issues are complex but I want to draw attention to implications that are usually ignored or glossed over. I think the short loop—the obvious loop...

Toward an Alternative History of Repetitive Audio Technologies

Christophe Levaux

Christophe Levaux is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Liège, Belgium Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...In the literature dedicated to twentieth-century music, the development of technological repetitive devices such as closed grooves and tape loops is systematically linked to that of electronic music. Numerous works affirmatively state...

Composing with Microphones and Loudspeakers

Cathy van Eck

Cathy van Eck is a composer, sound artist, and researcher in the arts with an interest in relationships between everyday objects, human performers, and electronic sound. She holds a Ph.D. of Leiden University and is lecturer at the University of the Arts in Bern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Between Air and Electricity : Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Beyond musical instruments: A hybrid of approaches Although microphones and loudspeakers can acquire characteristics similar to those of musical instruments when there is interaction between performer, and microphone and loudspeaker...

Koji Kondo

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...In his myriad compositions for Nintendo video games, Koji Kondo created some of the medium’s most memorable music. Born in Nagoya in 1961, Kondo began studying the organ at age five. Prior to studying at the Osaka University of the Arts...

The Sound of Microphones and Loudspeakers

Cathy van Eck

Cathy van Eck is a composer, sound artist, and researcher in the arts with an interest in relationships between everyday objects, human performers, and electronic sound. She holds a Ph.D. of Leiden University and is lecturer at the University of the Arts in Bern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Between Air and Electricity : Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Acoustic feedback: An electromechanical oscillator What happens when the music in front of the microphone and coming out of the loudspeaker is taken away, so that only the sounds found between microphone and loudspeaker remain? I wish...

Daft Punk

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...From within the global vogue of electropop music in the 1990s, Daft Punk emerged to become a force of artistic innovation. Formed in 1992 after a failed foray into rock music with the band Darlin’, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo...

J Dilla

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...While J Dilla’s productive career may have been short, it had a fundamental impact on hip-hop from the 1990s onward. Born James Yancey in 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, Dilla began his career under the name of Jay Dee. His parents, both...

DJ Shadow's Endtroducing…

Eliot Wilder

Eliot Wilder is a writer and editor, having spent more than ten years at the Los Angeles Times and five years as editor and senior writer for Amplifier, an alternative music magazine. He is also a musician and songwriter and is currently promoting his latest album, The Sentimental Education. He lives in Boston. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...What resonated about Endtroducing when it was released in 1996, and what makes it still resonate today, is the way in which it loosens itself from the mooring of the known and sails off into an uncharted territory that seems to exist both...
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...As ambient and electronic music evolved through the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, Jean-Michel Jarre proved to be one of its most important innovators. Jarre was born in Lyon, France in 1948. His father was a French Resistance veteran...

Jump

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Jump is a style of electronic dance music (EDM) that originated in 1997 in Belgium, but became known through its first wave of popularity in the late 1990s in northern France and the Netherlands. The music combines hard and deep bass lines...