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Daler Mehndi

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...The prolific career of Daler Mehndi helped establish an Indian popular music industry outside the Bollywood system and brought bhangra dance music to the globe. Born in Bihar in 1967, Mehndi left home at fourteen to study voice, tabla...

Conclusion – Transcultural Sound Practices in British Asian Dance Music

Carla J. Maier

Carla J. Maier is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transcultural Sound Practices : British Asian Dance Music as Cultural Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This study started with a critique of the discrepancy between the diversity of musical developments in South Asian dance music in the UK and the one-dimensionality of the popular media and music press coverage of these musics...

Outlook – On Transcultural Sound Practices beyond Music

Carla J. Maier

Carla J. Maier is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transcultural Sound Practices : British Asian Dance Music as Cultural Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Working on a concept of transcultural sound practices, as established throughout this book, was always guided by both my interest in South Asian dance music and sonic culture in the UK and my interest in sonic thinking that reaches beyond...

Renegotiating Culture in the Age of British Asian Dance Music

Carla J. Maier

Carla J. Maier is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transcultural Sound Practices : British Asian Dance Music as Cultural Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This study investigates the juxtaposition of South Asian sounds and urban dance music in the UK as a diverse cultural practice in which the local effects of globalized communication, transnational migration and musical production...

Re-Fusing and Reclaiming UK Bhangra: Apache Indian, No Reservations (1992)

Carla J. Maier

Carla J. Maier is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transcultural Sound Practices : British Asian Dance Music as Cultural Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...How can artists and thinkers work around the limiting and prescribed notions of contrasting concepts such as traditional and modern, East and West, technology and authenticity, urban and tribal? This chapter will focus on these questions...

Etno Beat

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the early 1980s the term etno (or ethno) beat was coined to label various kinds of ethnic music which had started to appeal to a young European audience, attracted by the possibilities of mixing roots and electronic sounds –...

Edmonton, AB

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 913,000 (2000) Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta, located in the western Prairie region of Canada. Originally settled by aboriginal people roughly 11,000 years ago, especially Cree, it was established...

Delhi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 13,800,000 (2001) The National Capital Territory of Delhi sits on a plain in North India and incorporates New Delhi (the capital of India) as well as Old Delhi and numerous villages. These areas have...

Punjab

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...‘Punjab,’ aside from denoting states in India and Pakistan, refers to the corresponding geographic region where the Punjabi language, in its ‘standard’ or dialect forms, dominates. Traditionally populated by Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs...

Birmingham

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 2,642,300 (1999) Situated in the West Midlands of England, Birmingham is England’s second-largest city. It emerged as a major industrial center, based on engineering, during the second half of the nineteenth century...