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—Roulé (France) (Revised 2020)

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The Roulé label was founded in 1995 by Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter. Drawing its name from ‘Rollin’ and Scratchin’’ (the duo’s third release on Soma Records), it was originally conceived as an outlet for Bangalter’s side projects...

—Davout Studios (France) (Revised 2020)

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Built in an old 1,200m2 cinema, Davout Studios were, in 1965, the first independent studios to be established in France. As a result the client list reads like a microcosm of the history of French popular music: Maurice Chevalier, Charles...

Paris

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,200,000 (2004) Paris is the capital of France, with 12,000,000 people, or almost 20 percent of the French population, living in the city and its surrounding region. During antiquity...

From “Sectional Refrains” to Repeated Verses

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Over and Over : Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the following pages, I address the development of this particular formal type that is known as the “AABA form.” The expression is one of common usage, and it might be argued that there is a broad consensus on its origins amongst popular...

—Guillaume Tell Studios (France) (Revised 2020)

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Based in Suresnes, Guillaume Tell Studios were opened in 1985 by sound engineer Roland Guillotel (hence the name ‘Guillaume Tell’ [‘William Tell’], which is the result of a play on words with the name ‘Guillotel’). Within just a few years...

—Tôt ou Tard (France) (Revised 2020)

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Launched in 1996 by A&R man Vincent Frèrebeau, Tôt ou Tard began as a label of Warner Music France. The name ‘tôt ou tard’ (‘sooner or later’) was allegedly suggested by an old friend of Frèrebeau’s, singer-songwriter Jacques Higelin...

—Rosebud (France) (Revised 2020)

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Rosebud was founded in 1991 by Alan Gac, a 17-year-old fan of Alan McGee of Creation Records, a British independent record label founded in 1983 which folded in 1999. Originally based in Rennes, Brittany, Gac signed several local acts –...

Montmartre

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...At 423 ft (129 m) above sea level, Montmartre is the highest of seven hills that surround central Paris. According to legend, it takes its name from the martyr of Saint-Denis, a missionary who was decapitated at the top of the mount...

French Touch

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The association of the term ‘French Touch’ with a house-oriented type of club music originating from France goes back to the early 1990s and to the early days of the short-lived Music-Dance Division of the FNAC company (1991–4), whose...

Sonic Space and Texture in Rock

Olivier Julien

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Handbook of Rock Music Research

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The idea that rock musicians’ practice does not rely on musical notation, nor on oral transmission, but on recording is widely held among “popular musicologists.”Scott, “Introduction.” Allan Moore sums up this point when he writes, in Rock:...