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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 57 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Sound Moves

    iPod Culture and Urban Experience

    By Michael Bull

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This innovative study opens up a new area in sociological and urban studies: the aural experience of the social, mediated through mobile technologies of communication. Whilst we live in a world dominated by visual epistemologies of urban experience, Michael Bull argues that it is not...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Teenage Nervous Breakdown

    By David Walley

    Teenage Nervous Breakdown: Music and Politics in the Post-Elvis Era combines music and cultural history and criticism to examine how rock and the rock lifestyle have been merchandised first to a teenage audience and eventually to a worldwide consumer society. Well-known, iconoclastic writer/ critic...

    Published May 24th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Voicing the Popular

    On the Subjects of Popular Music

    By Richard Middleton

    How does popular music produce its subject? How does it produce us as subjects? More specifically, how does it do this through voice--through "giving voice"? And how should we understand this subject--"the people"--that it voices into existence? Is it singular or plural? What is its...

    Published May 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Subculture

    Pop, Youth and Identity in a Postcolonial World

    By Rupa Huq

    Presenting a new approach to the study of youth culture and popular music, Beyond Subculture re-examines the link between music and subcultures and asks the question; in an ageing world, can pop music still be an automatic metaphor for youth culture? Using case studies and first-hand interviews...

    Published March 27th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Is Rock Dead?

    By Kevin J.H. Dettmar

    Rock and roll's death has been forecast nearly since its birth; the country song "The Death of Rock and Roll" appeared in September 1956, showing that the music had already outraged a more conservative listening audience. Is Rock Dead? sets out to explore the varied and sometimes conflicting ways...

    Published December 13th 2005 by Routledge