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He’s not there: Velvet Goldmine filmhauntological approachVelvet Goldmine and the Spectres of David Bowie

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Named after a relatively obscure David Bowie outtake, Velvet Goldmine is an audacious film, which divided critics and audiences alike. Inspired by David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust period, the film, on a literal level, provides...

Ziggy’s Urban Alienation: Assembling the Heroic Outsider

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Alienation is a thematic cornerstone of David Bowie’s work, an observation frequently made by critics. This quality is frequently cited as something of a fait accompli, however, with little effort being made to unpack...

Lou Reed's Transformer

Ezra Furman

Ezra Furman is a singer, songwriter and recording artist. He has released seven albums to critical acclaim and has sold over one hundred records. He lives in Berkeley, CA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Transformer, Lou Reed’s most enduringly popular album, is described with varying labels: it’s often called a glam rock album, a proto-punk album, a commercial breakthrough for Lou Reed, and an album about being gay. And yet, it doesn’t...

New Romantics

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The term ‘New Romantics’ appeared in late summer 1980 to denote the London-based club scene established by Steve Strange and Rusty Egan, who had been running club nights in a number of venues, including ‘Bowie nights’ at the club Billy...

Elton John

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...Elton John’s professional relationship with songwriter Bernie Taupin ignited one of the most prolific musical careers of the late twentieth century. John, born Reginald Kenneth Dwight in 1947 in Middlesex, England, began playing piano...

Glam Rock

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Glam rock, which appeared in 1971 and remained a vital genre through 1975, was one of the first new developments in rock music to come after the hippie counterculture of the 1960s and the psychedelic rock that was its central cultural...

Brian Eno

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...One of the most prolific creative minds of the late twentieth century, Brian Eno and his music introduced many to the artistry of abstract music and visual art. Born in 1948 in Suffolk, England, Eno studied art and experimental music. He...

David Bowie

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...The interstellar oeuvre of David Bowie used literal and aural metaphor to develop a rabid fan base who read themes of alienation and identity freedom into his music. Bowie was born in 1947 in London, and his vocal talents were first...

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Stephen Mamula

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 8,008,278; metropolitan area – 21,199,865 (2002) New York City lies on the northeastern Atlantic coast of the United States, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The combination of a large natural harbor...

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David Horn

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David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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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Charles Hamm

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 281,421, 906 (2000) The United States of America is one of three countries on the North American continent, sharing borders with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. It is a federal republic consisting of 50...