The SAGE Handbook of Popular Music, 1st Edition

  • Andy Bennett
  • Published By: Sage UK
  • ISBN-10: 1473910994
  • ISBN-13: 9781473910997
  • DDC: 781.64
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1032 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Handbook represents timely and important contribution to popular music studies during a significant period of theoretical and empirical growth and innovation in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
SAGE 50 Years.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Notes on the Editors and Contributors.
Theory and Method.
1: The Many Worlds of Popular Music: Ethnomusicological Approaches.
2: Notes on Sociological Theory and Popular Music Studies.
3: Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards: Mixing Pop, Politics and Cultural Studies.
4: (Re)generations of Popular Musicology.
5: Archival Research and the Expansion of Popular Music History.
The Business of Popular Music.
6: Power, Production and the Pop Process.
7: Intermediaries and Intermediation.
8: Popular Musical Labor in North America.
9: Music in Advertising in the US: History and Issues.
Popular Music History.
10: Grinding Out Hits at the Song Factory.
11: Popular Music Genres: Aesthetics, Commerce and Identity.
12: Live Music History.
The Global and the Local.
13: African, African American, Middle Eastern and French Hip Hop.
14: Liminal Being: Electronic Dance Music Cultures, Ritualization and the Case of Psytrance.
15: Everything Louder Than Everyone Else: The Origins and Persistence of Heavy Metal Music and Its Global Cultural Impact.
16: Punk Rock, Hardcore and Globalization.
The Star System.
17: Rock Stars as Icons1.
18: Everybody’s in Show Biz: Performing Star Identity in Popular Music.
19: Midnight Ramblers and Material Girls: Gender and Stardom in Rock and Pop.
20: Dark Cosmos: Making Race, Shaping Stardom.
Body and Identity.
21: Blurred Lines, Gender and Popular Music.
22: Popular Music, Race and Identity.
23: Dancing the Popular: The Expressive Interface of Bodies, Sound and Motion.
24: Shaping the Past of Popular Music: Memory, Forgetting and Documenting.
25: In Print and on Screen: The Changing Character of Popular Music Journalism.
26: Sight and Sound in Concert? The Interrelationship between Music and Television.
27: Viewing with Your Ears, Listening with Your Eyes: Syncing Popular Music and Cinema.
28: Beyond Napster: Popular Music and the Normal Internet.
29: Phonography and the Recording in Popular Music.
30: Ghosts of Electricity: Amplification.
31: Ubiquitous Musics: Technology, Listening and Subjectivity.
Digital Economies.
32: Modes of Production: The Value of Modal Analysis for Popular Music Studies.
33: Music, Copies and Essences.
34: Authorship, Ownership and Musical Appropriation.
35: Music Cartels and the Dematerialization of Power1.