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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound

    Edited by Frank Hoffman

    This second edition of the Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound in the United States continues to document the rich breadth of record sound history in the with entries covering information from all time periods and recorded sound genres, many of them new to this edition or revised for those retained...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Local Music Scenes and Globalization

    Transnational Platforms in Beirut

    By Thomas Burkhalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book offers the first in-depth study of experimental and popular music scenes in Beirut, looking at musicians working towards a new understanding of musical creativity and music culture in a country that is dominated by mass-mediated pop music, and propaganda. Burkhalter studies the generation...

    To Be Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. David Bowie

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Made in Spain

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Silvia Martinez, Héctor Fouce

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Improvisation Studies Reader

    Spontaneous Acts

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Rebecca Caines

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning

    By Mark Laver

    Series: Transnational Studies in Jazz

    Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning examines the issues of jazz, consumption, and capitalism through advertising. On television, on the Internet, in radio, and in print, advertising is a critically important medium for the mass dissemination of music and musical meaning. This book is a study...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives

    This Is Our Music

    Edited by Nicholas Gebhardt, Tony Whyton

    Series: Transnational Studies in Jazz

    The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music documents the emergence of collective movements in jazz and improvised music. Jazz history is most often portrayed as a site for individual expression and revolves around the celebration of iconic figures, while the networks and...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music

    Edited by John Shepherd, Kyle Devine

    The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music offers the first collection of source readings and new essays on the latest thinking in the sociology of music. Interest in music sociology has increased dramatically over the past decade, yet there is no anthology of essential and introductory...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The International Who's Who in Classical/Popular Music Set 2015

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: INTERNATIONAL WHO'S WHO IN CLASSICAL/POPULAR MUSIC

    Combining the International Who's Who in Classical Music and the International Who's Who in Popular Music, this two-volume set provides a complete view of the whole of the music world. Within the International Who's Who in Classical Music, each biographical entry comprises personal information,...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge