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Pop : when the world falls apart : music in the shadow of doubt /

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2012Description: 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780822350996 (cloth : alk. paper); 0822350998 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780822351085 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0822351080 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Music -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century | Music -- Social aspects -- History -- 21st century | Popular music -- History and criticism
Contents:
Introduction / Eric Weisbard -- Collapsing distance: the love-song of the wanna-be, or the fannish auteur / Jonathan Lethem -- Black rockers vs. blackies who rock, or the difference between race and music / Greg Tate -- Toward an ethics of knowing nothing / Alexandra T. Vazquez -- Divided byline: how a student of Leslie Fiedler and a colleague of Charles Keil became the ghostwriter for everybody from Ray Charles to Cornel West / David Ritz -- Boring and horrifying whiteness: the rise and fall of reaganism as prefigured by the career arcs of Carpenters, Lawrence Welk, and the Beach Boys in 1973-74 / Tom smucker -- Perfect is dead: Theodor Adorno, Karen Carpenter, and the radio, or if hooks could kill / Eric Lott -- Agents of orange: Studio K and Cloud 9 / Karen Tongson -- Belliphonic sounds and indoctrinated ears: the dynamics of military listening in wartime Iraq / J. Martin Daughtry -- Since the flood: scenes from the fight for New Orleans jazz culture / Larry Blumenfeld -- (Over the) Rainbow warrior: Israel Kamakawiwole and another kind of somewhere / Nate Chinen -- Travel with me: country music, race, and remembrance / Diane Pecknold -- The comfort zone: shaping the retro-soul audience / Oliver Wang -- Within limits: on the greatness of magic slim / Carlo Rotella -- Urban music in the teenage heartland / Brian Boedde, Austin Bunn, and Elena Passarello -- Death to racism and punk revisionism?: Alice Bag's vexing voice and the unspeakable influence of canci�on ranchera on Hollywood punk / Michelle Gabell-Pall�an -- Of wolves and vibrancy: a brief exploration of the marriage made in hell between folk music, dead cultures, myth, and highly technical modern extreme metal / Scott Seward -- The new market affair: media pranks, the music industrys last big gold rush, and the hunt for hits in the Shenandoah valley / Kembrew Mcleod -- All that is solid melts into schmaltz: poptimism vs. the guilty displeasure / Carl Wilson.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Eric Weisbard -- Collapsing distance: the love-song of the wanna-be, or the fannish auteur / Jonathan Lethem -- Black rockers vs. blackies who rock, or the difference between race and music / Greg Tate -- Toward an ethics of knowing nothing / Alexandra T. Vazquez -- Divided byline: how a student of Leslie Fiedler and a colleague of Charles Keil became the ghostwriter for everybody from Ray Charles to Cornel West / David Ritz -- Boring and horrifying whiteness: the rise and fall of reaganism as prefigured by the career arcs of Carpenters, Lawrence Welk, and the Beach Boys in 1973-74 / Tom smucker -- Perfect is dead: Theodor Adorno, Karen Carpenter, and the radio, or if hooks could kill / Eric Lott -- Agents of orange: Studio K and Cloud 9 / Karen Tongson -- Belliphonic sounds and indoctrinated ears: the dynamics of military listening in wartime Iraq / J. Martin Daughtry -- Since the flood: scenes from the fight for New Orleans jazz culture / Larry Blumenfeld -- (Over the) Rainbow warrior: Israel Kamakawiwole and another kind of somewhere / Nate Chinen -- Travel with me: country music, race, and remembrance / Diane Pecknold -- The comfort zone: shaping the retro-soul audience / Oliver Wang -- Within limits: on the greatness of magic slim / Carlo Rotella -- Urban music in the teenage heartland / Brian Boedde, Austin Bunn, and Elena Passarello -- Death to racism and punk revisionism?: Alice Bag's vexing voice and the unspeakable influence of canci�on ranchera on Hollywood punk / Michelle Gabell-Pall�an -- Of wolves and vibrancy: a brief exploration of the marriage made in hell between folk music, dead cultures, myth, and highly technical modern extreme metal / Scott Seward -- The new market affair: media pranks, the music industrys last big gold rush, and the hunt for hits in the Shenandoah valley / Kembrew Mcleod -- All that is solid melts into schmaltz: poptimism vs. the guilty displeasure / Carl Wilson.

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