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Glitch

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Glitch is a term used to describe areas of electronic music production that foreground the accidental or purposeful destruction of sounds in the pursuit of integrating digital noise materials into music. Through exploring the limitations...

Moby, Minstrelsy and Melville

Richard Osborne

Richard Osborne is Senior Lecturer in Popular Music at Middlesex University, UK. Prior to becoming a lecturer he worked in record shops, held various posts at PRS for Music, and co-managed a pub. He is the author of Vinyl: A History of the Analogue Record (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mute Records : Artists, Business, History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Scholarly Books

...In 1999 Mute Records released Play by Moby. Daniel Miller has admitted that the label was not in ‘great shape’ at this point and nor was Moby’s career (2017: 29). The performer had had chart success in the UK with his...
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...Led by former DJ James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem brought electronic music to the forefront of the American mainstream through the 2000s and 2010s. Formed in Brooklyn in 2002 with Pat Mahoney and Nancy Whang, LCD Soundsystem attracted...

DJ Shadow

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...The pioneering American turntablist DJ Shadow helped to reignite an interest in lost music through the inventive use of samples. Born Joshua Davis in San Jose, California in 1972, Shadow began experimenting with four-track recording while...

Portishead

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...Portishead is a band based in Bristol, UK, and named after a town of the same name near Bristol, the hometown of band keyboardist Geoff Barrow. The band is considered to be one of the pioneers of trip-hop, a musical genre that fuses...

Edmonton, AB

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 913,000 (2000) Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta, located in the western Prairie region of Canada. Originally settled by aboriginal people roughly 11,000 years ago, especially Cree, it was established...

Radiohead

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...Radiohead is a British alternative rock band whose music is said to have revived the progressive rock genre with its distinctive experimental sounds. All members of the band attended Abingdon School in Oxford, UK. At first, the band...

Sheffield

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 513,104 (2001) Sheffield is the fourth-largest city in England, situated in the sub-region of South Yorkshire. Following the Norman invasion of England in 1066, the area became the manor...

House Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...In its strictest sense, house music emerged as an electronic form of urban dance club music in Chicago in the early 1980s. Like New York’s UDM (underground dance music, including disco and house’s sister genre, garage...

Tijuana

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,200,000 (2000) Urban Tijuana, Mexico is the northernmost point on Mexico’s western border with the United States. It is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of San Diego, California, its nearest...