File Under Popular: Theoretical and Critical Writings on Music

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Autonomedia, 1993 - Music - 184 pages
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Fervent and deep takes on pop music arguing against the culture of alienation and for a meaningful form, arrived at through theory, consciousness, and praxis. By one of musics most ardent thinkers and innovative drummers (Henry Cow, Cassiber). A stirringly aggressive antidote to contemporary pop cynicism. Simon Frith

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The scope of this book seems obvious today, but I couldn't believe that such a book would exist when I first saw it. Essays on Sun Ra, The Residents, This Heat, and Phil Ochs' obsession with (later ... Read full review

Review: File Under Popular: Theoretical and Critical Writings on Music

User Review  - Goodreads

The scope of this book seems obvious today, but I couldn't believe that such a book would exist when I first saw it. Essays on Sun Ra, The Residents, This Heat, and Phil Ochs' obsession with (later ... Read full review

Contents

Necessity and Choice in Musical Forms concerning musical and technical means and political needs
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Sun Ra Intergalactic Research Arkestra
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The Residents
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Copyright

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