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Indie

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Indie is a loose and often contested generic term applied to a wide variety of guitar-based rock and pop music from the early 1980s to the present day. Although indie first emerged from the British and US post-punk movements it has gone...

—Windmill Lane Recording Studios (Ireland)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Windmill Lane was opened in 1978 by studio engineer Brian Masterson. Situated in an art deco building in an industrial area south of Dublin’s city center, the studio has become Ireland’s best-known recording studio. Masterson’s professional...

—Rockfield Studios (UK)

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

Continuum, 2003

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... Queen’s A Night at the Opera (1975), Rush’s Hemispheres (1978), Robert Plant’s Pictures at Eleven (1982) and Edie Brickell’s Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars (1989). In 1993, Rockfield was upgraded to include two 48-track Neve-equipped...

—Strawberry Studios (UK)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Located in Stockport, Greater Manchester, Strawberry was one of the first provincial recording studios in the United Kingdom to gain an international reputation within the recording industry. It was developed by a number of music industry...

Biography/Autobiography

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

Continuum, 2003

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... and fond reminiscences, or are written in the mode of the scandalous exposé. As with all biography, there is a problem here regarding objectivity, as there is a need to establish biographical legitimacy in order to tell a story. As Robert Shelton,...

Shoegaze

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Shoegaze is a term used to denote a style of guitar-based indie rock music that first emerged in the UK in the late 1980s. Shoegaze draws upon a strain of sonic experimentation and avant-gardism within the rock aesthetic and combines...

Britpop

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... (Cavanagh 2000, 470). For the UK music industry this concentrated media attention meant that ‘regardless of whether it was a suitable tag, Britpop became a useful way of tapping into a wide demographic’ (Roberts 2004, 8) and a diverse swathe...

Balearic Beat

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Balearic beat or beats, or simply ‘Balearic,’ is a loose commercial and critical grouping referring to dance musics associated with the club scene of the Balearic island of Ibiza. In its initial usage in the late 1980s the term referred...

Moral Panic

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

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Moral panic’ is a sociological term used to describe the process by which supposedly ‘deviant’ youth subcultures or musics are labeled, mediated and demonized by the mass media, and are subsequently subject to control and legislation....

Electro in Europe

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... http://www.djhistory.com/interviews/arthur-baker (accessed 1 March 2015). Robert. Fink 2005. ‘The Story of ORCH5 or the Classical Ghost in the Hip-Hop Machine.’ Popular Music 24(3): 1–17. Jon. Savage 2008.Liner notes to Dreams Come True:...