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Authenticity and appropriation: a discursive history of French popular music

David Looseley

in Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078163
eISBN:
9781781705056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078163.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter combines a brief history of French popular music with an account of those discourses that have defined and constructed the meanings of ‘pop’ for France. One element of French ... More


Collective Responsibilities: The Arts Council, Community Arts and the Music Industry in Ireland

Rob Strachan and Marion Leonard

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the results of a study of the music industry in Dublin to highlight the social value of ‘grassroots’ music-making. It considers how various forms and practices of popular music ... More


The Meanings of the Popular Music Celebrity: The Construction of Distinctive Authenticity

P. David Marshall

in Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695621
eISBN:
9781452949680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695621.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the popular music celebrity and the authentic quality of popular music. The celebrity of popular music is constructed from elements related to the technology of production and ... More


Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? Based around an eclectic ... More


Some Thoughts on the Work in Popular Music

David Horn

in The Musical Work: Reality or Invention?: Reality or Invention?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238256
eISBN:
9781846313615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238256.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the empirical observation that the term ‘work’ is rarely encountered in the discourse around popular music, except where legally required for copyright protection. The ... More


Interpreting songs: Notes on methodology

Sarah Dayens

in Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076213
eISBN:
9781781702116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076213.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reflects on a very simple question: how do sociologists of music analyse songs and interpret lyrics? In the 1950s and 1960s, the analysis of lyrics was the principal activity of ... More


Learning to Crawl: The Rapid Rise of Music Industry Education

Mike Jones

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines academic courses in music industry education and the character they should take. It examines the views of the government and the industry itself and compares them with those of ... More


Critical Discourse of K-pop within Globalization

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of K-pop in the early twenty-first century in a broader sociocultural context. It maps out whether hybridity has generated new creative cultures, ones that ... More


The Tarnished Image? Folk ‘Industry’ and Media

Mike Brocken

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the present state of the folk revival, which used to occupy an important place in youth culture but has become a main refuge for the middle-aged and elderly. Historiographical ... More


Illegality and the Music Industry

Simon Frith

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The music industry is dependent on the law. Paradoxically, legal argument on music practice implies that the law has less authority in the music industry than in any other business. A copyright ... More


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