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Nor-tec Rifa!: Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World

Alejandro L. Madrid

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326376
eISBN:
9780199851652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326376.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

At the dawn of the 21st century, the Nor-tec phenomenon emerged from the border city of Tijuana and through the Internet, quickly conquered a global audience. Marketed as a kind of “ethnic” ... More


Negotiating Ecstasy: Electronic Dance Music and the Temporary Autonomous Zone

Andrew Shenton

in Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the role of electronic dance music (EDM) in a reconceptualization of listening. It shows how EDM has developed since the 1980s at the outer edges of mainstream culture into a ... More


Tribalism, Experience, and Remixology in Global Psytrance Culture

Graham St John

in What Matters?: Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156851
eISBN:
9780231504683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156851.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the electronic dance music culture (EDMC)—clubs, festivals and the like—in relation to religiosity. Studies suggest that the collective alterations of consciousness happening ... More


The Sydney Club Scene and the Sampling of Global Electronic Dance Music Culture

E D Montano

in Sampling Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199949311
eISBN:
9780199364749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949311.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Fusing sample-based literature and scene-centered discussion, this chapter explores sampling in the context of the industry logics that underpin scene formation. Based on a decade of ethnographic ... More


Playing with Something That Runs: Technology, Improvisation, and Composition in DJ and Laptop Performance

Mark J. Butler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195393613
eISBN:
9780199380909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393613.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The DJs and laptop performers of electronic dance music use preexistent elements such as records and digital samples to create extended improvisations. Analysis of these technologically mediated ... More


The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Eric A. Galm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Brazilian berimbau, a musical bow, is most commonly associated with the energetic martial art/dance/game of capoeira. This study explores its stature from the 1950s to the present in diverse ... More


New Media, New Festival Worlds: Rethinking Cultural Events and Televisuality Through YouTube and the Tomorrowland Music Festival

Fabian Holt

in Music and the Broadcast Experience: Performance, Production, and Audiences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199314706
eISBN:
9780190619541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314706.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the transition of televisual mediations of music festivals in the social media landscape of the 2010s as a complex mediatization process with far-reaching implications for ... More


Body to Body: Belgian EBM 1981–1985

S. Alexander Reed

in Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199832583
eISBN:
9780190268305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832583.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the Electronic Body Music (EBM) that emerged from Belgium from 1981–1985. Musician Luc Van Acker is both historically important and a good example of what sort of efforts laid ... More


Kwaito and the Culture of AIDS in South Africa

Gavin Steingo

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the triangular relationship between sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and popular music in South Africa by focusing on the musical genre known as kwaito. Kwaito is a form of electronic dance ... More


“Close My Body Now”: Bond’s Traumas and the Compulsion to Repeat

Adrian Daub and Charles Kronengold

in The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234522
eISBN:
9780190234553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234522.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

2002’s Die Another Day was the first Bond film in decades to seriously tweak the Bond-song formula. Madonna’s song set a new tone for the genre: hers is the first in which the singer narrates from ... More


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