Sound, Society and the Geography of Popular Music

Sound, Society and the Geography of Popular Music

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Popular music is a cultural form much rooted in space and place. This book interprets the meaning of music from a spatial perspective and, in doing so it furthers our understanding of broader social relations and trends, including identity, attachment to place, cultural economies, social activism and politics. The book's editors have brought together a team of scholars to discuss the latest innovative thinking on music and its geographies, illustrated with a fascinating range of case studies from the USA, Canada, the Caribbean, Australia and Great Britain.Chapter 12 Local Independent Music Scenes and the Implications of the Internet Holly C. Kruse Almost two decades ago, I began research on local independent ( aquot;indieaquot;) rock and pop music scenes. Specifically, I examined issues of identity, anbsp;...

Title:Sound, Society and the Geography of Popular Music
Author:Dr Ola Johansson, Professor Thomas L Bell
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-11-28


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