Popular Music Products

  • Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s

    Edited by Ian Chapman, Henry Johnson

    This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Music, Performance, and Activism

    Edited by Jacqueline Warwick, Allison Adrian

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Breaking Records

    100 Years of Hits

    By William Ruhlmann

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Music, Sensation, and Sensuality

    Edited by Linda Phyllis Austern

    Divided into three sections, Linda Phyllis Austern collects eighteen, cross-disciplinary essays written by some of the most important names in the field to look at this stimulating topic. The first section focuses on the cultural and scientific ways in which music and the sense of hearing work…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Critical and Cultural Musicology

  • Understanding Popular Music Culture

    5th Edition

    By Roy Shuker

    This extensively revised and expanded fifth edition of Understanding Popular Music Culture provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the production, distribution, consumption and meaning of popular music, and the debates that surround popular culture and popular music. Reflecting…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17 

  • A Musical and Cultural History of Loudness

    By Kyle Devine

    This book offers the first musical, cultural, and technological history of loudness, highlighting how loudness calls attention to musical, discursive, affective, and technological continuities that stretch across seemingly disparate traditions. Devine focuses especially on the years since 1915,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Made in Latin America

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Julio Mendívil, Christian Spencer Espinosa

    Made in Latin America serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Latin American popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Latin American music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-23 
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Women, Music, Culture

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Julie C. Dunbar

    Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by&…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 

  • Record Label Marketing

    How Music Companies Brand and Market Artists in the Digital Era, 3rd Edition

    By Clyde Philip Rolston, Amy Macy, Tom Hutchison, Paul Allen

    Record Label Marketing, Third Edition is the essential resource to help you understand how recorded music is professionally marketed. Fully updated to reflect current trends in the industry, this edition is designed to benefit marketing professionals, music business students, and independent…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17 
    Focal Press

  • Queerness in Pop Music

    Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality

    By Stan Hawkins

    This book investigates the phenomenon of queering in popular music and video, interpreting the music of numerous pop artists, styles, and idioms. The focus falls on artists, such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Boy George, Diana Ross, Rufus Wainwright, David Bowie, Azealia Banks, Zebra Katz, Freddie Mercury…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Village Song & Culture

    A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire

    By Michael Pickering

    Originally published in 1982. The songs on which this study is based were once vibrant in the throats and ears and minds of living people. This book examines the songs and their meanings in relation to the lives of those people, and relates them to the cultural tradition and practice of which they…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This is the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published. It sets out to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century, to the present day. Describing the different harps played in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

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