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Discussions with Musicians and Music Scholars about their New Books

Discussions with Musicians and Music Scholars about their New Books
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United States

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Music Talk

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Discussions with Musicians and Music Scholars about their New Books

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English


Episodes

Darren Middleton, "Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction"

8/31/2015
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While many are familiar with the call for 'One Love' from the music of Bob Marley they more than likely know little about the tradition that this message is rooted in. In Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction (Routledge, 2015), Darren Middleton, Professor of Religion at Texas Christian University, introduces his readers to Rastafari through […]

Duration: 00:59:37


Preston Lauterbach, "Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for

8/4/2015
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Following the Civil War, Memphis emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment, after a period of turmoil. Preston Lauterbach joins host Jonathan Judaken for an in-depth discussion in advance of the launch of Lauterbach's latest book, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis (Norton, 2015). Robert […]

Duration: 00:34:24


Nadine Hubbs, “Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music”

11/5/2014
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[Cross-posted fromNew Books in Pop Culture]Academics don’t pay enough attention to class. And when we do, too often we only magnify the tendency for working class subjects to be defined according to middle class norms; and according to those norms, they, not surprisingly, fail in one way or another, justifying their position beneath the middle [...]

Duration: 01:07:35


David Novak, “Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation”

12/3/2013
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[Cross-posted fromNew Books in East Asian Studies]Thinking about “Noise” in the history and practice of music means thinking in opposites. Noise is both a musical genre, and is not. It both produces a global circulation and emerges from it. It has depended on the live-ness of embodied performance while flourishing in the context of “dead” [...]

Duration: 01:16:34