Music and technoculture

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  • Explores the rich relationship between technology, music and culture.


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Introduction : Ethnomusicology in the twenty-first century / René T.A. Lysloff and Leslie C. Gay, Jr. -- Musical life in Softcity : an Internet ethnography / René T.A. Lysloff -- A riddle wrapped in a mystery : transnational music sampling and Enigma's "return to innocence" / Timothy Taylor -- "Ethnic sounds" : the economy and discourse of world music sampling / Paul Théberge -- Technology and the production of Islamic space : the call to prayer in Singapore / Tong Soon Lee -- Plugged in at home : Vietnamese American technoculture in Orange County / Deborah Wong -- Technology and identity in Colombian popular music : tecno-macondismo in Carlos Vives's approach to Vallenato / Janet Sturman -- The nature/technology binary opposition dismantled in the music of Madonna and Björk / Melissa West and Charity Marsh -- Before the deluge : the technoculture of song sheet publishing viewed from late nineteenth century Galveston / Leslie C. Gay, Jr. -- Stretched from Manhattan's back alley to MOMA : a social history of magnetic tape and recording / Matthew Malsky -- Tails out : social phenomenology and the ethnographic representation of technology in music-making / Thomas Porcello -- "There's not a problem I can't fix, 'cause I can do it in the mix" : on the performative technology of 12-inch vinyl / Kai Fikentscher -- Sounds like the Mall of America : programmed music and the achitectonics of commercial space / Jonathan Sterne -- Consuming audio : an introduction to tweak theory / Marc Perlman -- Fairly used : Negativland's U2 and the precarious practice of acoustic appropriation / David Sanjek -- Afterword : back to basics with the Roland 303 / Andrew Ross
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