Bloustien, Gerry , Peters, Margaret & Luckman, Susan: Sonic Synergies: Music, Technology, Community, Identity (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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Contents: Introduction; Part 1 Shifting Contexts: Introduction to part 1, Margaret Peters; Music, cities, and cultural and creative industries policy, Terry Flew; Futures for webcasting: regulatory approaches in Australia and the US, Axel Bruns; Postmusics, Jody Berland; On the fetish character of sound and the progression of technology: theorizing Japanese audiophiles, Shuhei Husokawa and Hideaki Matsuoka; The Elvis Spectacle and the culture industry, Douglas Kellner. Part 2 Placing Music: Introduction to part 2, Susan Luckman; Popular music, media and the narrativization of place, Andy Bennett; There's no there there, Ian Maxwell; Ethnic and social differences in music behaviour in a fragmented Berlin, Bruce M.Z. Cohen; 'Dis is England's new voice': anger, activism and the Asian dub foundation, Ian Collinson; From folk devils to folk music: tracing Malay heavy metal scene in Singapore, Kelly Fu Yu Sin and Liew Kai Khiun; The Jamaican dancehall sound system as a commercial and social apparatus, Julian Henriques. Part 3 Creating Agency: Introduction to part 3; Gerry Bloustien; Use, misuse and abuse: problems surrounding popular music and its young performers, Sheila Whiteley; The Idol audience: judging, interactivity and entertainment, Jon Stratton; Risky economies: community-based organizations and the music-making practices of marginalized youth, Margaret Peters; 'Unalienated labour' and creative industries: situating micro-entrepreneurial dance music subcultures in the new economy, Susan Luckman; Up the down staircase: grassroots entrepreneurship in young people's music practices, Gerry Bloustien; Bibliography; Index.