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Early Commercial Era

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the dawn of Cajun recording. The Cajun community’s relationship to recording technology, the evolving nature of America’s recording industry, and Cajun music’s relationship to ... More


The Software Slump?1 Digital Music, the Democratization of Technology, and the Decline of the Recording Studio Sector within the Musical Economy

Andrew Leyshon

in Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199572410
eISBN:
9780191783180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter explores another area of the musical economy which has been radically transformed through software and code: the recording studio sector. It reveals how it encouraged a vertical ... More


A Heterogeneous Tradition

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Bayou Country’s musical terrain and the cultural and historical undercurrents that expanded the genre’s repertoire, stylistic range, and instrumental conventions are outlined in this chapter. Three ... More


In the Studio and on Stage

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The framings discussed in the previous chapters foreground the importance of attending to the details of a specific musical event via its nesting in successive frames—a scene, a blues aesthetic, ... More


Bangin’ on Wax: Recording Studios as Symbolic Spaces

Geoff Harkness

in Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692286
eISBN:
9781452949598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692286.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on recording studios, as a symbolic space that is fundamental to understanding music cultures. Functionally, studios allow rappers to record songs that involves mastering various ... More


Making Music Regional in a Delhi Studio

Stefan Fiol

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In much of South Asia, “regional” music albums in vernacular languages are released on audiocassette and video compact discs in larger numbers than albums of Hindi film music or international pop. ... More


Sunny Tennessee

Nathan D. Gibson and Don Pierce

in The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738308
eISBN:
9781621037620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738308.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes events that occurred following the opening of the Starday Sound Studios in May 1960. The studio became one of the top four recording outlets in Nashville, alongside Owen ... More


The Folk Sound without the Folk Body: Sohan Lal and the Rhizophonics of Dhol-Damaun

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter four focuses on the experiences of Sohan Lal, one of the few individuals from the Bajgi caste of hereditary drummers to have established a professional career in both rural and urban ... More


Chips, Goldwax, Sandy, and the Garage-Band Sound

Roben Jones

in Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the studio that almost became home to the group—a one-story, flat-roofed, redbrick, boxlike building that was part of a five-store strip mall located on the corner of Danny ... More


Clash of the Timbres: Recording Authenticity in the California Rock Scene, 1966–1968

Jan Butler

in The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199985227
eISBN:
9780190908027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199985227.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores the conflict between live- and studio-centered aesthetics in the context of the San Francisco and Los Angeles rock scenes in the late 1960s. Bands such as Jefferson Airplane, ... More


New Voices, New Visions, Wayne’s World, and a Letter

Roben Jones

in Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734010
eISBN:
9781604734027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes events in the summer of 1967. American Studios was evolving from the ragtag operation it had been several months before. The studio’s success can be attributed to a concept ... More


Brown and Roach, Inc.

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

The month of August 1954 brought about the flowering of the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet. With the personnel complete and Brown's new compositions in place, the time was ripe to record the new ... More


Dawn of the DAW: The Studio as Musical Instrument

Adam Patrick Bell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190296605
eISBN:
9780190296643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190296605.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Dawn of the DAW tells the story of how the dividing line between the traditional roles of musicians and recording studio personnel (producers, recording engineers, mixing engineers, technicians, ... More


Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

Floyd Levin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213609
eISBN:
9780520928985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213609.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The author of this book, an award-winning jazz writer, has personally known many of the jazz greats who contributed to the music's colorful history. This book, which contains works published mostly ... More


Seeking Resolution: John Coltrane, Myth, and the Audiovisual

Tony Whyton

in Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199347650
eISBN:
9780199347698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347650.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter examines the relationship between audio and audiovisual recordings following the release of John Coltrane’s seminal album, A Love Supreme, in 1965. The lack of the visual and Coltrane’s ... More


Professional Female Singers and the Gendering of Folk

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In much scholarly discourse there is an assumption that women are the natural repositories of folk culture. Although this assumption is often rooted in an important feminist motivation to challenge ... More


Miles Smiles

Davis Quintet

in The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores the quintet's approach to the studio recording of the album Miles Smiles, known for its effortless negotiation between the traditional and experimental. It analyzes the album's ... More


In Da Club: How Social Class Shapes the Performative Context

Geoff Harkness

in Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692286
eISBN:
9781452949598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692286.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explains the significance of live performance in hip-hop culture, describing historical shifts from collective, community-based cultural practices to passive, technology-centric ... More


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