Understanding Popular Music
Understanding Popular Music is a comprehensive introduction to the history and meaning of popular music. It begins with a critical assessment of the different ways in which popular music has been studied and the difficulties and debates which surround the analysis of popular culture and popular music.
Drawing on the recent work of music scholars and the popular music press, Shuker explores key subjects which shape our experience of music, including music production, the music industry, music policy, fans, audiences and subcultures, the musician as 'star', music journalism, and the reception and consumption of popular music. This fully revised and updated second edition includes:
*case studies and lyrics of artists such as Shania Twain, S Club 7, The Spice Girls and Fat Boy Slim
* the impact of technologies including on-line delivery and the debates over MP3 and Napster
* the rise of DJ culture and the changing idea of the 'musician'
* a critique of gender and sexual politics and the discrimination which exists in the music industry
* moral panics over popular music including the controversies surrounding artists such as Marilyn Manson and Ice-T
* a comprehensive discography, guide to further reading and directory of websites.
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