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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...A contract in the music business, as in general business, is an agreement reached between two or more parties binding them to legally enforceable conduct. Contracts concerning popular music allocate the various rights...

Lawsuits

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...Introduction Since its inception in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the music industry has expanded enormously, and music has come to be used in numerous ways, many of which were originally unforeseen. As the industry...

Licensing

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...A license is generally a permission to use a musical copyright or master recording as granted by the owner or administrator of the rights to be licensed. It is less than a full assignment of all rights and is frequently for a limited...

If It Ain’t Cheap, It Ain’t Punk: Punk Record Labels and DIY as a (Anti-)Business Model

Kevin C. Dunn

Kevin Dunn is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He is author of several books, including Imagining the Congo (2003), The Politics of Origin in Africa (2013) and Inside African Politics (2013). He is also a regular contributor to Razorcake and Maximumrocknroll magazines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Punk : Resistance and Rebellion in Everyday Life

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...In his quasi-autobiography The Annotated Boris, Rev. Nørb discusses trying to get a record deal for Boris the Sprinkler, the much-loved band he fronted. In the mid-1990s, he sent out demo tapes to numerous record labels. Despite the band...

Danger Mouse's The Grey Album

Charles Fairchild

Charles Fairchild is Associate Professor of Popular Music at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Sound, Screens, Speakers (Bloomsbury, 2019), Danger Mouse's The Grey Album (Bloomsbury, 2014), Music, Radio and the Public Sphere (Palgrave, 2012) and Pop Idols and Pirates (Ashgate, 2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

33 1/3 Books

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...This book marks the tenth anniversary of The Grey Album. The online release and circulation of what Danger Mouse called his ‘art project’ was an unexpected watershed in the turn-of-the-century brawls over digital creative practice...

Down The Line

Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jerry Lee Lewis : Lost and Found

Continuum, 2009

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...But one cannot weep and mourn forever, and commerce often healeth a sorrowed heart.Unrest on the home front. Jerry Lee Lewis’ manager Frank Casone had been tangling Jerry Lee’s finances in alleged schemes with Sam Phillips involving future...

The democratic [sic] vistas of popular culture

Charles Fairchild

Charles Fairchild is Associate Professor of Popular Music at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Sound, Screens, Speakers (Bloomsbury, 2019), Danger Mouse's The Grey Album (Bloomsbury, 2014), Music, Radio and the Public Sphere (Palgrave, 2012) and Pop Idols and Pirates (Ashgate, 2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musician in the Museum : Display and Power in Neoliberal Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...It was an inspired move, characteristic of all great counterrevolutionary theories, in which the people become actors without roles, an audience that believes it is onstage. (Robin, 2011:66–7)In 2015, a freelance photographer publicly...

Led Zeppelin’s Led Zeppelin IV

Erik Davis

Erik Davis is the author of Led Zeppelin IV (#17). Find him at techgnosis.com. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...In this wickedly entertaining and thoroughly informed homage to one of rock music’s towering pinnacles, Erik Davis investigates the magic-black or otherwise-that surrounds this album. Carefully peeling the layers from each song, Davis...

The Beach Boys' Smile

Luis Sanchez

Luis Sanchez is the author of Smile (#94). Find him on Twitter @LouieSanchezz. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

33 1/3 Books

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...Smile is not merely a great unfinished album, but a living work of art that is all at once expansive, indeterminate, and resolutely pop. In the early 1960s, The Beach Boys rose from the suburbs of Hawthorne, California to become emissaries...

New Kids on the Block's Hangin’ Tough

Rebecca Wallwork

Rebecca Wallwork is the author of Hangin’ Tough (#113). Find her at rebeccawallwork.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

33 1/3 Books

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...Hangin’ Tough, the second album by the New Kids on the Block, has sold more than seventeen million copies worldwide since it was released in 1988. But the album and the band have also been dismissed, derided and deemed uncool by the music...