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Music Video’s Second Aesthetic?

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

MTV’s first broadcast happened in 1982. Music video has since undergone shifts in technologies and platforms, financial booms and busts, and changing levels of audience engagement. While music videos ... More


Digital Style: Francis Lawrence and Dave Meyers

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter addresses questions of music video authorship through an analysis of two directors. Dave Meyers’s work succeeds through semiotic overload, sometimes overturning viewers’ expectations ... More


Reconfiguring Music Video: Beyoncé’s “Video Phone”

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Hype Williams’s video for Lady Gaga and Beyoncé’s “Video Phone” draws on both YouTube and cinema. Beyoncé’s earlier videos share little with “Video Phone”’s clashing models of good and bad sexuality. ... More


Introduction: Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Introduction begins with the problem of defining post-classical cinema, music video, and the YouTube clip. It advances definitions of these genres through consideration of stylistic features, ... More


Audiovisual Change: Viral Web Media and the Obama Campaign

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Music video played a key role in Obama’s 2008 election. Tapping into an audiovisual history unavailable to McCain and Clinton, Obama supporters distributed music video clips from Facebook to YouTube; ... More


Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Carol Vernallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book argues that we’re on the crest of a new international, intermedial style in which sonic and visual parameters become heightened and accelerated. This audiovisual turn, driven by digital ... More


A Music Video Canon?

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Music video aesthetics have seeped into other genres, and music video directors like Michel Gondry and Spike Jonze are altering the landscape of feature films. But there are no archives for music ... More


Music Video, Songs, Sound: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter shows how Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind establishes structure and projects a sense of musicality. Its story’s lacunae emerge through a bewildering number of flashbacks as well as ... More


Thinking through Sampling, Literally

Laurel Westrup

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/9780199949311.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter examines a recent sampling genre, the “literal video.” Literal videos sample MTV-era music videos and pair them with new lyrics that comment “literally” on what happens in the video. ... More


Jacking the Dial: Radio, Race, and Place in San Andreas

Kiri Miller

in Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on musical experience in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. By withholding conventional soundtrack music and giving players control over an in-game radio system, the game designers ... More


Music Video into Post-Classical Cinema

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter argues that music video has shaped today’s digital cinema and YouTube. While critics and scholars have long noted and even complained about “the new MTV style,” there hasn’t been much ... More


The New Cut-Up Cinema

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

David Bordwell calls the new post-classical cinematic mode “intensified continuity.” Stylistic markers include prowling cameras, constant reframing, and rapid-fire editing. While many scholars have ... More


Worship on Screen: Building Networked Congregations through Audiovisual Worship Media

Monique M. Ingalls

in Singing the Congregation: How Contemporary Worship Music Forms Evangelical Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190499631
eISBN:
9780190499679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499631.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 5 examines digital audiovisual worship media as nodes that serve both as extensions of congregations into the virtual realm and as sites for the creation of new networked congregations. ... More


YouTube Aesthetics

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The number of clips streamed on YouTube stretches to the sublime. This chapter provides close readings of popular YouTube videos with the aim of identifying broader generic features. YouTube’s ... More


Reciprocity, Bollywood, and Music Video: Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se and Yuva

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Bollywood musical sequences circulate widely but they have inspired very few analyses that consider dance, costume, and cinematography in relation to song. This chapter argues that the musical ... More


Worship Music on National and Global Stages: The Mainstream Model and Its Alternatives

Monique M. Ingalls and Monique M. Ingalls

in Singing the Congregation: How Contemporary Worship Music Forms Evangelical Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190499631
eISBN:
9780190499679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499631.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The book’s conclusion draws together the book’s themes by returning to a performance of the contemporary worship song discussed in the introduction. It highlights a source of continued conflict ... More


Moulin Rouge!: Delirious Cinema

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter considers Moulin Rouge!’s claim that “we could steal time, just for one day.” I’ll show how Moulin Rouge! becomes what the character Zidler calls a “ravishment of the senses.” At the ... More


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