Book reviews

Book reviews

Latest reviews:

Bethany Klein (2009) As Heard on TV: Popular Music in Advertising. Review by Francesco D’Amato

Stan Hawkins (2009) The British Pop Dandy: Masculinity, Popular Music and Culture. Review by Nathan Wiseman-Trowse

Gerd Bayer (2008) Heavy Metal Music in Britain. Review by Michelle Phillipov

Sean Stroud (2008) The Defence of Tradition in Brazilian Popular Music. Review by Alvaro Neder

Bruce Johnson & Martin Cloonan (2008) Dark Side of the Tune: Popular Music and Violence »html 66kB«  »pdf 87kB«
Review by Carlo Nardi

Michael W. Morse: Twenty Years After: A Review Essay of Musicological Identities »html 66kB«  »pdf 177kB«

Carys Wyn Jones (2008) The Rock Canon: Canonical Values in the Reception of Rock Albums. Review by Maria Hanáček

Olivier Julien (2008) Sgt. Pepper and the Beatles: It Was Forty Years Ago Today. Review by Alison Notkin

Fabian Holt (2007) Genre In Popular Music. Review by William Echard

Archived reviews:

Andy Bennett and Kevin Dawe (eds) (2001) Guitar Cultures. Review by Kimi Kärki

Harris M. Berger and Giovanna P. del Negro (2004) Identity and everyday life: Essays in the study of folklore, music, and popular culture. Review by Héctor Fouce

Herbert Brün (2004) When Music Resists Meaning. Review by Roger Johnson

Jim Drobnick (ed) (2004) Aural Cultures. Review by Carlo Nardi

Veit Erlmann (ed) (2004) Hearing Cultures: Essays on Sound, Listening and Modernity

Paul D. Greene and Thomas Porcello (eds) (2005) Wired for Sound: Engineering and Technologies in Sonic Cultures. Review by Alf Björnberg

Shane Homan (2003) The Mayor’s A Square: Live Music and Law and Order in Sydney. Review by Rajko Mursic

Geoffrey P. Hull (2004) The Recording Industry. Review by Tim Wall

Jeffrey H. Jackson (2003) Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris. Review By Jacques Protat

Marie Korpe (ed) (2004) Shoot The Singer! Music Censorship Today. Review by Paul Fischer

Claire Levy (2005) Dialogical Music: Blues, Popular Culture and the Myths of Modernity

Janne Mäkelä (2004) John Lennon. Imagined: Cultural History of a Rock Star. Review by David R. Shumway

Maureen Mahon (2004) Right to Rock: The Black Rock Coalition and the Cultural Politics of Race. Review by Matt Stahl

Ian Maxwell (2003) Phat Beats, Dope Rhymes: Hip Hop Down Under Comin’ Upper. Review by Tom Solomon

Imani Perry (2004) Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop. Review by Mark Duffett

Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá (2004) Cortijo’s Wake/El entierro de Cortijo. Review by Vanessa Knights

Joseph G. Schloss (2005) Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip Hop. Review by Karen Collins

Graeme Smith (2005) Singing Australian: A History of Folk and Country Music. Review by Bruce Johnson

Graham St. John (2001) FreeNRG: Notes from the Edge of the Dance Floor. Review by Sean Albiez

Philip Tagg and Bob Clarida (2003) Ten Little Title Tunes: Towards a Musicology of the Mass Media. Review by John Richardson

Steven Taylor (2003) False Prophet: Field Notes from the Punk Underground. Review by Keith Kahn-Harris

Timothy Warner (2003) Pop Music – Technology and Creativity: Trevor Horn and the Digital Revolution. Review by Simon Warner

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