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Branding, sponsorship and the music festival

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter examines the relationship between music festivals and sponsorship/branding in Britain. This is an important area to examine because the remarkable growth of the music festival sector over the past 20 years has been paralleled...

‘I Sometimes Feel So Lost’: Brighter

Michael White

Michael White has been writing about popular and underground music, for publications in his native Canada and internationally, for 20 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popkiss : The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...At its burdensome peak, Sarah was receiving in excess of a dozen demos per week, each of which required an attentive ear and, more often than not, a polite letter of decline from Wadd or Haynes. These were in addition to the hundreds...

David Bowie is . . . Customizing

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Utilizing Jules Prown’s methodology as outlined in Interpreting Objects and Collections (Pearce, 1994), this chapter undertakes a materialist analysis of David Bowie’s jacket first worn as stage attire around the age of fifteen while...

The Adaptive Musician: The Case of Peter Hook and Graham Massey

Ewa Mazierska

Ewa Mazierska is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tony Rigg

Tony Rigg is a music business practitioner with a background in senior management positions for market leading companies, a music producer with a chart pedigree and an educator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music in the Post-Digital Age : Politics, Economy, Culture and Technology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This chapter examines the artistic trajectories of two musicians originating from the North-West of England, Peter Hook and Graham Massey. Their music careers began in the 1970s, spanning five decades at the time of writing. Each attained...

No Spectators! The art of participation, from Burning Man to boutique festivals in Britain

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...By examining the American event Burning Man and a selection of festivals that have drawn influence from its approach to production, this chapter shows how British festivals have adapted and integrated a ‘No Spectators’ ethos. I discuss...

The Perfect Kiss: New Order and the Music Video

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...On 26 March 1985, the members of New Order assembled at their rehearsal space just outside Manchester, England, to film the video for what would be their next single, a song titled ‘The Perfect Kiss’. Unusually for the band, who had long...

“I’m a Bit of a Threat”: Immortality According to Roz Kaveney

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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...Roz Kaveney frequently introduces herself as follows: “I was reared Catholic but got over it, was born male but got over it, stopped sleeping with boys about the time I stopped being one and am much happier than I was when I was younger...

Photo-essay: Free festivals, new travellers and the free party scene in Britain, 1981–1992

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Glastonbury Green Gathering, Somerset, July 1982. Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, July 1985. Montgomery, Powys, July 1984. Inglestone Common, Avon, July 1993...

Composing in Circuitry: Sonic Artist Dirty Electronics

Mute Records : Artists, Business, History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Working the circuit A concept is born John Stephen Richards (also known as Dirty Electronics) is an electroacoustic musician and sonic artist hailing from southwest England. His focus is on collaborative...