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Branding, sponsorship and the music festival

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...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...

Eisteddfod

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...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...

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...

“I’m a Bit of a Threat”: Immortality According to Roz Kaveney

Rachel Lee Rubin

Rachel Lee Rubin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, and Director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society. She has published and taught extensively on popular music, popular culture, and culture of the American left. Rubin is a regular media commentator on popular culture and public affairs. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Roz Kaveney frequently introduces herself as follows: “I was reared Catholic but got over it, was born male but got over it, stopped sleeping with boys about the time I stopped being one and am much happier than I was when I was younger.”...

‘Come to My World’: The Sea Urchins and the Beginning of Sarah

Michael White

Michael White has been writing about popular and underground music, for publications in his native Canada and internationally, for 20 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popkiss : The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The Sea Urchins’ sartorial commitment was peerless. Everyone whose eyes fell upon them knew this to be true. As if a random assortment of zealous shoppers had unwittingly stepped through a space–time portal, transporting them from 1966...

‘How Much Do One Thousand Flexidiscs Weigh?’: When Matt Met Clare

Michael White

Michael White has been writing about popular and underground music, for publications in his native Canada and internationally, for 20 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popkiss : The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...There’s been a big break between this and the last issue, I suppose mainly due to the BIG MOVE – my move from Harrogate and school down to Bristol and University, my adjustments to my new way of life, my new situation, and of course...

‘I Sometimes Feel So Lost’: Brighter

Michael White

Michael White has been writing about popular and underground music, for publications in his native Canada and internationally, for 20 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popkiss : The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...At its burdensome peak, Sarah was receiving in excess of a dozen demos per week, each of which required an attentive ear and, more often than not, a polite letter of decline from Wadd or Haynes. These were in addition to the hundreds...

‘Let’s Just Communicate!’: The 1980s Fanzine Underground

Michael White

Michael White has been writing about popular and underground music, for publications in his native Canada and internationally, for 20 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popkiss : The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Kevin Pearce loved pop music – or, rather, his specific notion of pop music – so much, he scarcely knew where to begin. Or end. So when he chose the medium of the fanzine to broadcast his love to whomever beyond his bedroom walls might want...

‘Roll Up and Shine’

The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...‘You have to put as much effort into putting somebody on to 120 people as to putting them on to 2,000 people, almost. It’s a bigger gamble, financially, but probably less work … The bigger the act, it’s probably less work’ (S. Basford...

‘Sarah Records Unequivocally Supports a Fully Integrated Light-Rail Rapid-Transit System for the Greater Bristol Area’: Expressions of Civic Pride

Michael White

Michael White has been writing about popular and underground music, for publications in his native Canada and internationally, for 20 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popkiss : The Life and Afterlife of Sarah Records

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Guy Debord, the French theorist and founding father of Situationism, defined psychogeography as ‘the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behaviour...