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...Introduction Following recent trends in Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) (Machin, 2010; Machin and Mayr, 2012; van Leeuwen, 2012), it can be argued that songs may spread ideological beliefs in such a way that they may reach a wide...

The Role of Music in Ridiculing the Working Classes in Reality Television

Music as Multimodal Discourse

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction In this chapter we are interested in the ideological use of music in a Swedish television reality show called Böda Camping – how it is deployed to communicate a very specific discourse linked to wider socio-political shifts...

—ULO (Greenland)

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The leading record company in the Danish protectorate of Greenland, ULO has issued a large number of albums of Greenlandic music in a wide variety of genres. Among the acts recorded by ULO are rock group Mariina, rappers Nuuk Posse...

Southern European Polyphonies

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Southern European Polyphonies’ is a term ascribed to various vocal polyphonic practices which are spread over different areas of the Continent, from the Iberian Peninsula to the Balkans. These practices show certain general similarities...

“Can I Take My Dog with Me to Heaven?” Swedish Country Music and Religion

Religion and Popular Music : Artists, Fans, and Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the lyrics and culture of US country music, expressions of a conservative, popular, and down-to-earth type of layman Christianity are common and quite central. It represents a kind of relation to Christianity and to being a believer...

Bretagne (Brittany)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,795,738 (1999) The French province of Bretagne (Brittany), as well as the so-called ‘administrative region’ of France bearing the same name, covers 10,505 sq miles (27,208 sq km). It includes four...

Rock in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...During the late 1960s in the GDR (the Communist-controlled country often known in the West as ‘East Germany,’ which existed from 1949 to 1989) a distinct form of rock music emerged. The whole eastern part of Germany was within the reach...

The Western European Arrangement

Dean Vuletic

Dean Vuletic is a historian of contemporary Europe who, as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, has led the project ‘Eurovision: A History of Europe through Popular Music’ at the University of Vienna, Austria. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Freddy Quinn, 1956Freddy Quinn and Walter Andreas Schwarz were the faces of German innocence. In the first ESC that was staged in Lugano on 24 May 1956, each of the seven participating national broadcasting organizations – which all...

The artist at the music festival: Art, performance and hybridity

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter explores the way that artists show their work at music festivals. Specifically, I am interested in the way that programming non-music artworks in a music festival context may affect the art and performance that is being created...

Punk in Europe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Punk and its related culture boomed in England, the United States and Australia around the mid-1970s as a reaction to what was perceived as a decadent, magniloquent trend in rock music and its increasing selling out, which –...