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Onitsha

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 296,004 (1996)Hugging the eastern bank of the Niger River, the Nigerian city of Onitsha is reputed to have the largest popular music market in Africa. Before the Nigerian civil war (1967–70), popular music bands playing live...

Producing TV Series Music in Istanbul

Eliot Bates

Eliot Bates is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of Music in Turkey: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (2011) and Digital Tradition: Arrangement and Labor in Istanbul’s Recording Studio Culture (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...When we conceive of music in relation to the concept of production, what specifically is being produced? The dialectic between the production of culture and the cultures of production (Du Gay 1997) depends upon the idea that production...

Festival bodies: The corporeality of the contemporary music festival scene in Australia

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...… if you’re a festival head, then you already know the plan Go and pack up all your shit cause you’re going on a trip For those summer days. In this chapter we explore how the embodied experiences enabled or produced through...

Music Videos against Government Policies

Lyndon C. S. Way

Lyndon C. S. Way is Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, at Liverpool Hope University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and Multimodal Critical Discourse Studies : Ideology, Control, and Resistance in Turkey Since 2002

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...From 2006 until 2010, I was the manager of a radio station which we claimed played music not heard on the multitude of Turkish radio stations. This was a great chance for me to be exposed to a huge variety of Turkish music. A year after I...

Turkey under the Stewardship of AKP

Lyndon C. S. Way

Lyndon C. S. Way is Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, at Liverpool Hope University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and Multimodal Critical Discourse Studies : Ideology, Control, and Resistance in Turkey Since 2002

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...When I was in Canada, I saw one of Billy Bragg’s concerts in Toronto as part of his North American tour which promoted his 1991 album “Don’t Try This at Home.” He expressed outrage at the US president of the time, George Bush. Between...

The Boxed Aesthetic and Metanarratives of Stardom: Analysing Music Videos on DVD Compilations

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...When one puts Whitney: The Greatest Hits (BMG Video, 2000) into the DVD player, before the main menu is shown, the star herself appears in medium shot, standing in front of a pink and white backdrop and addressing the viewer directly: ‘Hi...

A Review of Mansbach’s Rage is Back

James Braxton Peterson

James Braxton Peterson is the Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hip-Hop Headphones : A Scholar’s Critical Playlist

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...By the third time that Adam Mansbach’s narrator, in his novel, Rage is Back, refers to himself as “your boy here,” Kilroy Dondi Vance will have utterly ingratiated himself to even the most uninitiated reader. Adam Mansbach, Rage...

Technologies of Play in Hip-Hop and Electronic Dance Music Production and Performance

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...In the first decades of the twenty-first century, electronic dance music and video games emerged as dominant forms of popular cultural expression (Matos 2015; Bogost 2011). The rise of electronic dance music as a global industry parallels...

EDM Pop: A Soft Shell Formation in a New Festival Economy

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Upon a hill across a blue lakeThat’s where I had my first heartbreakI still remember how it all changed‘Don’t You Worry Child’, Swedish House Mafia (2012)Since the late 2000s, a form of electronic dance music consisting mainly of commercial...

The Values of Eurovision

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

Scholarly Books

...It was a moment of national pride for Iceland at a time of economic shame. Just after the beginning in September 2008 of a financial crisis in the state that saw the collapse of three of its major banks, Iceland’s Yohanna finished in second...