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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...

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...
...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...

Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of Composers in the Post-digital Era

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The aim of this chapter is to discuss some of the effects that digitalization has on the daily life of composers. Digitalization has changed the music world in ways we never could have imagined. The CD first came to the market in 1982...

Conclusions

José Dias

José Dias is Senior Lecturer in Music at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and a jazz researcher, documentarist, composer and musician. He has developed research on European jazz and music for screen and has scored music for theatre, contemporary dance and film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jazz in Europe : Networking and Negotiating Identities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The civilization of Europe has been built upon a series of transnational connections between cities. These networks are a crucial element in the way Europeans have led technological, aesthetic and political changes throughout the centuries....

From Shed to Venue

Robert Kronenburg

Robert Kronenburg is the Roscoe Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction: The arena as a distinct building typology Imagine approaching a building whose perimeter walls soar above you, grand and impressive. Inside, you enter a dramatic open space with continuous raked seating for the thousands...

Sounds Like the Future Will Never Arrive

Macon Holt

Macon Holt completed his PhD at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmith University of London, UK, in 2017. He is a contributing editor at the music magazine Passive/Aggressive and his writing has appeared in Atlas Magasin, Blacklisted Copenhagen, The Ark Review and Full Stop. He has taught at Lund University, The Royal Danish Academy of Art and the Leeds College of music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pop Music and Hip Ennui : A Sonic Fiction of Capitalist Realism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...There is a string of beaches along the eastern coast of the Danish island of Langeland where the water is entirely still. The distance between the shoreline and the island of Lolland is too small to generate much in the way of waves. During...

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...

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...

Eisteddfod

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Eisteddfod (literally, a sitting; plural: eisteddfodau) is a ubiquitous and indigenous form of competitive cultural festival in Wales. The origins of eisteddfodau lie in the competitive meetings held for the bards of the Welsh aristocracy...