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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 52 new and published books in the subject of Popular Music — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Sound Handbook

    By Tim Crook

    Series: Media Practice

    'Tim Crook has written an important and much-needed book, and its arrival on our shelves has come at a highly appropriate time.' Professor Seán Street, Bournemouth University The Sound Handbook maps theoretical and practical connections between the creation and study of sound across the multi-media...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Popular Culture

    Edited by Chris Rojek

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Research in and around popular culture continues to flourish. And its study is, more than ever, a key component of Media and Communications Studies courses, and a vital part of Cultural Studies and Cultural Sociology curricula. The sheer scale of the available research exploring popular culture—and...

    Published September 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Making Music in Japan’s Underground

    The Tokyo Hardcore Scene

    By Jennifer Milioto Matsue

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    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

  4. The Music Industry Handbook

    By Paul Rutter

    Series: Media Practice

    The Music Industry Handbook provides a clear introduction to how the music industry works, unpacking the complex structures within the industry and mapping it as it exists today. Paul Rutter introduces readers to key industry sectors in an easy-to-digest format, then goes on to explore the...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Xenakis

    His Life in Music

    By James Harley

    Xenakis: His Life in Music is a full-length study of the influential contemporary composer Iannis Xenakis. Following the trajectory of Xenakis’s compositional development, James Harley, who studied with Xenakis, presents the works together with clear explanations of the technical and conceptual...

    Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Sporting Sounds

    Relationships Between Sport and Music

    Edited by ANTHONY Bateman, John Bale

    Music and sport are both highly significant cultural forms, yet the substantial and longstanding connections between the two have largely been overlooked. Sporting Sounds addresses this oversight in an intriguing and innovative collection of essays. With contributions from leading international...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Music Business: The Key Concepts

    By Richard Strasser

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Music Business: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive guide to the terminology commonly used in the music business today. It embraces definitions from a number of relevant fields, including: general business marketing e-commerce intellectual property law economics entrepreneurship In...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Popular Music

    Culture, Authenticity and Power

    By Carolyn Stevens

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Japanese popular culture has been steadily increasing in visibility both in Asia and beyond in recent years. This book examines Japanese popular music, exploring its historical development, technology, business and production aspects, audiences, and language and culture. Based both on extensive...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Popular Culture in a Globalised India

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    As India celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its independence, much praise was lavished on its emergence as a major player on the global stage. Its economic transformation and geopolitical significance as a nuclear power are matched by its globally resonant cultural resources. This book...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Sound Media

    From Live Journalism to Music Recording

    By Lars Nyre

    Sound Media considers how music recording, radio broadcasting and muzak influence people's daily lives and introduces the many and varied creative techniques that have developed in music and journalism throughout the twentieth century. Lars Nyre starts with the contemporary cultures of sound media,...

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge