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Sound, society and the geography of popular music

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  • Creator edited by Ola Johansson, Thomas L. Bell
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009.
  • Physical Details xiv, 305 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780754675778, 0754675777, 9780754698753, 0754698750
  • OCLC ocn421146877


Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Geographies of John and Yoko's 1969 campaign for peace : an intersection of celebrity, space, art, and activism / Robert J. Kruse -- Scales of resistance : Billy Bragg and the creation of activist spaces / Edward Jackiewicz and James Craine -- Writing on the Graceland wall : on the importance of authorship in pilgrimage landscapes / Derek H. Alderman -- Ambient Australia : music, meditation, and tourist places / John Connell and Chris Gibson -- A lesson of geography, on the Riddim : the symbolic topography of reggae music / Sarah Daynes -- A listener's mental map of California / Kevin Romig -- Musical cartographies : Los ritmos de los barrios de la Habana / John Finn and Chris Lukinbeal -- The city she loves me : the Los Angeles of the Red hot chili peppers / Michael W. Pesses -- The geography of "Canadian shield rock" : locality, nationality and place imagery in the music of the Rheostatics / Olaf Kuhlke -- Internet radio and cultural connections : a case study of the St. John's, Newfoundland radio market / Sara Beth Keough -- Local independent music scenes and the implications of the internet / Holly C. Kruse -- Where are the new US music scenes? / Ola Johansson and Thomas L. Bell -- Hip hop : a postmodern folk music / Steven Graves -- Techno : music and entrepreneurship in post-Fordist Detroit / Deborah Che -- The production of contemporary Christian music : a geographical perspective / John Lindenbaum

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