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Global Masala: Digital Identities and Aesthetic Trajectories in Post-Liberalization Indian Film Music

Natalie Sarrazin

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/9780199928835.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

By the mid-1990s, a combination of technological and creative innovations in the Indian film music industry ushered in a new cinematic soundscape. The resultant “sound” embodied a cataclysmic and ... More


Kollywood Goes Global: New Sounds and Contexts for Tamil Film Music in the 21st Century

Joseph Getter

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/9780199928835.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Music from the Tamil-language feature film industry, known as Kollywood and centered in the Kodambakkam area of the Chennai metropolis, has undergone great transformations during the past two ... More


Cruising Cultures: Post-War Tourism and the Circulation of Caribbean Musical Performances, Recordings, and Representations

Mimi Sheller

in Sun, Sea, and Sound: Music and Tourism in the Circum-Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199988853
eISBN:
9780199378739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988853.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how the Alcoa Steamship Company promoted its Caribbean cruises from 1948 to 1958 with advertising that involved the representation of Caribbean popular cultures of music and ... More


Songs in the Key of the Angry Young Man and the Cabaret Woman

Jayson Beaster-Jones

in Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the song aesthetics of the 1970s and ’80s. It begins with an analysis of a famous Asha Bhosle cabaret song and then describes the sounds that emerged from a tumultuous ... More


Liberalization, Family Films, and the Rise of Bollywood

Jayson Beaster-Jones

in Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter addresses Indian film and song in the era of globalization (1988–2000). After an analysis of an A. R. Rahman song, the chapter examines the implementation of economic liberalization in ... More


Toward an Afro Asian Theory of Critique: The “Addictive” Case

Tamara Roberts

in Resounding Afro Asia: Interracial Music and the Politics of Collaboration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199377404
eISBN:
9780199377442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377404.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter poses “Afro Asian” as a critical stance and mode of reception that is attuned to music’s counterhegemonic possibilities. Focusing on the copyright infringement case around “Addictive,” a ... More


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