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Filin

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Filin is a jazz-influenced style of Latin American bolero composition and performance which flourished in Cuba in the late 1940s and was influential on the new genre of nueva trova. Filin originated during jam sessions...

Balada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Garland Pub, 100–6. Daniel Party . 2008. ‘The Miamization of Latin American Pop Music.’ In Postnational Musical Identities: Cultural Production,...

Boston, MA

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

Continuum, 2016

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... was headquartered at clubs like the Boston Tea Party. This music received national attention as part of the ‘Bosstown sound,’ a promotional campaign initiated by MGM Records and producer Alan Lorber that quickly spread to almost all the major...

Afro-Dominican Fusion

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... and during 2008 carnival season the electronic ‘Mambo-Gagá,’ made in a home-studio and quickly pirated throughout the country, became a top party hit. In addition to appropriation of the ‘Mambo-Gagá’ track by Dominican rap and reggaeton...

Bolero Moderno

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bolero moderno is a jazz-influenced style of Latin American bolero composition that developed in Mexico in the 1950s. The new sound of bolero was immediately perceived as an attempt at modernizing the by then old-fashioned genre, bolero...

Bolero

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

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... (The Importance of Being Daniel Santos) (Knights 2002). In the twenty-first century the bolero repertoire is still a staple of live music making, from serenades in restaurants to house parties throughout Latin America.(All translations...

Palos

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... available for hire, traveling regionally and sometimes nationally to working the ‘circuit’ of velaciones and Vodú ceremonies. While closely associated with Dominican Vodú and spirit possession, the accentuated dance and party orientation...

One. World: Self-Effacement of H. P. Baxxter in the Video Work of Scooter

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... will argue below, these videos offer a refreshing mode of distilling how a cosmo-homogenizing world actually functions for its users. Scooter’s videos expand on the lyrics, tune and mission of this ‘party band’ to the extent where we can...

The Perfect Kiss: New Order and the Music Video

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... accrued in the establishment of that identity. It is increasingly difficult to separate out the mythologies that surround the founding and operation Factory Records from the actual history of the label. Michael Winterbottom’s film 24 Hour Party...

Why Psy? Music Videos and the Global Market

Gina Arnold

Gina Arnold is Lecturer in Rhetoric and Media Studies at the University of San Francisco, USA. As a former rock critic for Rolling Stone, Spin and Entertainment Weekly, she was an early advocate of the genre now known as grunge. She is the author of Route 666: On the Road To Nirvana, (2003), Punk In the Present Tense, (1997) and Exile In Guyville, (Bloomsbury, 2014), as well as Rock Crowds And Power. She holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Modern Thought and Literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and/or revered pop hits of the era by Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Kanye West, and Drake. The song ‘Gangnam Style’ is often mentioned alongside other flash-in-the-pan joke songs, like LMFAO’s ‘Party Rock Anthem’. But it distinguishes itself from...