Series: Focus on World Music Series
Focus: Music in Contemporary Japan explores a diversity of musics being performed in Japan today, ranging from court genres to hardcore rock. Discussion of contemporary musical practice is situated within broader frames of musical and sociopolitical history. Part I: Japanese Music in Cultural...
To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge
The Tokyo Hardcore Scene
Grounded in the fields of Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Popular Music Studies, and Japanese Studies, this book explores the underground Tokyo hardcore scene, ultimately asking what play as resistance through performance of the scene tells us about Japanese society in general. Matsue highlights the...
Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge