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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

Scholarly Books

...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...

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

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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...

‘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...

David Bowie is . . . Customizing

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Utilizing Jules Prown’s methodology as outlined in Interpreting Objects and Collections (Pearce, 1994), this chapter undertakes a materialist analysis of David Bowie’s jacket first worn as stage attire around the age of fifteen while...

The Adaptive Musician: The Case of Peter Hook and Graham Massey

Ewa Mazierska

Ewa Mazierska is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tony Rigg

Tony Rigg is a music business practitioner with a background in senior management positions for market leading companies, a music producer with a chart pedigree and an educator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This chapter examines the artistic trajectories of two musicians originating from the North-West of England, Peter Hook and Graham Massey. Their music careers began in the 1970s, spanning five decades at the time of writing. Each attained...

No Spectators! The art of participation, from Burning Man to boutique festivals in Britain

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...By examining the American event Burning Man and a selection of festivals that have drawn influence from its approach to production, this chapter shows how British festivals have adapted and integrated a ‘No Spectators’ ethos. I discuss...

The artist at the music festival: Art, performance and hybridity

The Pop Festival : History, Music, Media, Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...This chapter explores the way that artists show their work at music festivals. Specifically, I am interested in the way that programming non-music artworks in a music festival context may affect the art and performance that is being created...

Tom Jones

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...When Tom Jones won the Best New Artist Grammy in 1965, it ignited a career that would see over 100 million albums sold and thirty-six Top 40 hits in the UK. Born in Wales in 1940, Jones began singing at a young age but suffered from...