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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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... by a number of Bahian musicians, particularly from the MPB movement, and he introduced the singer Margareth Menezes to international audiences before she achieved success in Brazil. In 1996 Michael Jackson shot the video for ‘They Don’t Care About...

The Bible and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books


... to a recurring motif in a symphony or a repeated guitar riff in a rock song. In these examples, biblical passages linger throughout a song or album, giving these works a particular character or shade of meaning. Some kicks of the bass drum: Brief...

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

Scholarly Books


...In the summer of 2012, a new colour made an appearance on the planet, a shimmering shade of neon green which Nike, its biggest proponent and the maker of a signature pair of trainers in it, called volt. Although it seemed as if it emerged...