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

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...… 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...

Reclamation and Celebration: Kodangu, a Torres Strait Islander Album of Ancestral and Contemporary Australian Indigenous Music

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Music constructs our sense of identity through the direct experiences it offers the body, time and sociability, experiences which enable us to place ourselves in imaginative cultural narratives. (Frith 1996: 124)The stories told about...

Hobart

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 197,282 (2001) Hobart is at the mouth of the Derwent River, on the south coast of Australia’s largest offshore island, the state of Tasmania (formerly Van Diemen’s Land), south of Melbourne....

Stereosonic and Australian Commercial EDM Festival Culture

Weekend Societies : Electronic Dance Music Festivals and Event-Cultures

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Stereosonic has really gone in leaps and bounds over the last couple of years. That can be attributed to the DJs and the artists that they book. We’re here now in Sydney with a capacity crowd of over 60,000 people. Many years ago I remember...

Broome

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population (Local Government Area): 13,196 (2001) Broome, on Roebuck Bay in Western Australia, is Australia’s major northwest port. Early pastoral ventures from 1865 were defeated by the region’s climate and isolation...
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...One of Australia’s most successful pop stars, Kylie Minogue emerged as a television actor and would dominate music through the 1990s. Kylie was born in Melbourne in 1968. Her family regularly moved around the city’s suburbs and thus Kylie...

Tamworth

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 42,510 (2001) The city of Tamworth is located on the Peel River in the New England region of New South Wales, 281 miles (453 km) by road northwest of Sydney. It began as a station for the Australian...

Archie Roach

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Cold Chisel

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...In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Dylan-esque hard rock sound of Cold Chisel dominated the Australian music scene. Formed in 1973 as Orange, Ian Moss, Steve Prestwich, and Don Walker used a different name for each show until 1974, when...