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Genre and Music Video: Configurations and Functions

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes four genres of music video — the pseudo-documentary music video, the ‘art’ music video, the narrative music video and the staged performance video — identifying their key ... More


The Controversy over Satellite Music Television in Contemporary Egypt

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Headlines regarding the maliciousness of music video clips became a familiar sight in the Egyptian and Arab press. The source of all the commotion over music television in Egypt is the launching of ... More


Introduction: The Kleenexes of Popular Culture?

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Music video is an important and interesting form of contemporary popular culture. Music video's raison d'être as a promotional device has had a number of significant consequences for the way it has ... More


Making it Real: Authorship and Authenticity

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes some of the complex ways in which authorship can be considered in relation to the study of music video, a situation in which performer, director and songwriter may all have ... More


Musical Images and Imaginations: Tanzanian Music Videos

Kelly M. Askew

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In Tanzania, multiple musical and cultural trajectories creatively coexist in music videos to form this decade-old popular art form. Music videos, also called ‘music television’, have typically been ... More


Reframing Fan Videos

Angelina I. Karpovich

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter offers an overview of ‘fan vids’, which are ‘non-professional’ forms of music videos that often appropriate existing, previously separate visual and sonic elements to create a fresh ... More


Music and Media in the Arab World

Michael Frishkopf (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the turn of the twentieth century the dramatic rise of mass media has profoundly transformed music practices in the Arab world. Music has adapted to successive forms of media dissemination — ... More


Case Study: Anime Music Videos

Dana Milstein

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter concentrates on unofficial music videos (UMVs): anime music videos (AMVs), which limit their video footage to anime-related media. It also covers the aesthetic traits that characterise ... 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


Case Study: Film Music vs. Video-Game Music: The Case of Silent Hill

Zach Whalen

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates some of the similarities and differences between video-game music and film music, using Silent Hill as a case study through which to explore such issues. It uses a ‘unit ... More


Afterword: Music Video Goes Gaga

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reviews the craze on Lady Gaga which accompanied the release and reception of ‘Telephone’. It is indicated that such phenomena might jump-start critical interest in music video as an ... More


Arab Music Videos and Their Implications for Arab Music and Media

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab theater production was witnessed in the late 1800s, a time when theater involved the use of audiovisual aids that complemented stage drama. As musical theater developed, new formats were ... More


The Colombian Transcultural Aesthetic Recipe: Music Video in the “New” American Studies

María Elena Cepeda

in Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter assesses Shakira's Fijación oral, Volumen I and Oral Fixation, Volume II double-album production and performances in terms of the Freudian metaphors that inform our interpretations of ... More


Music Video in Black and White: Race and Femininity

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the ways in which long-standing tropes of blackness and whiteness are used to develop different femininities for black and white women. It also deals with the relationship ... More


Masculinity and the Absent Presence of the Male Body

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the very different status and function of the body in the construction of masculinity. It is suggested that it is precisely the absence of the sexualised male body that not only ... More


Arab Video Music: Imagined Territories and the Liberation of Desire (or: Sex Lies in Video (Clip))

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Video music or video clip in the Arab world has become an imagined territory. Here, the weight of censorship on desire and its manifestations is lightened. New media brings new freedoms to satellite ... More


Introduction

Jamie Sexton

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book allows writers to interrogate specific instances where sound and/or music are integrated into broader media systems instead of trying to arise with a strong definition of the word. It also ... More


Situating Music Video: Between Feminism and Popular Culture

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

in Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter situates the music video between feminism and popular culture. The notion of postfeminism became a key weapon in the ‘pre-emptive strike’ that prevented feminism reaching its political ... More


Florecita rockera: Gender and Representation in Latin(o) American Rock and Mainstream Media

María Elena Cepeda

in Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on Andrea Echeverri, the female lead singer of the Bogotá-based rock band Aterciopelados. Focusing on her recordings, music videos performances, and popular print media, it ... More


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