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—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...

Ålborg (Aalborg)

Morten Michelsen

Morten Michelsen is Associate Professor in the Section for Musicology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 119,157 (1998)Ålborg (Aalborg), the fourth-largest city in Denmark, is located in the northern part of Jylland (Jutland), where it was established in the eleventh century. The city is the local administrative center and boasts...

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...

Kriti (Crete)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 540,000 (2004) Kriti (Crete) is the largest of the Greek islands, situated to the south of the Greek mainland and to the west of Turkey. The capital is Irakleio (Iraklion). Crete has been...
...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...

Constructing the Cosmopolitan Arena Concert

The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Arena concerts that care about the world have been flourishing in recent times. These music events provide large-scale, immersive, socially conscious entertainment. They engage on-site and external audiences, who consume...

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...

Cantu a Tenore

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Cantu a tenore (Canto a tenore in Italian) is a type of localized, multipart singing based on chords that is found in areas of the island of Sardinia (Macchiarella 2008). The word tenore describes a group of four male singers, each singing...

Central Italy

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: regions – 10,906,626 (2000); metropolitan areas – 5,687,000 (2000) Regions: Toscana (Tuscany), Marche, Umbria and Latium. Metropolitan areas: Firenze (Florence), Ancona, Perugia and Roma (Rome).The central...

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...