Presents a unique way of thinking about and debating the many facets of contemporary popular music. Here are some of Australia's leading academics, musicians, music journalists and practitioners debating current and emerging developments on popular music. A variety of musical styles and topics are covered, including indigenous music.
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DRIVEN BY THE SONIC LANGUAGE PASSION
MUSICAL FORM AND THE EARLY 1960s POP SONG
EXPERIENCES OF PERSONAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE PERFORMANCE
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF AN INDIGENOUSOWNED RECORDING
ROTATE ON THIS
WHOSE MUSIC WHOSE IDENTITY?
SCENES IDENTITIES AND CULTURAL CAPITAL
TRADITIONAL WORLD MUSIC AS POPULAR MUSIC
AUSTRALIAN POPULAR MUSIC AND EVERYDAY LIFE
NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
AABA Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Adelaide album artists audience Australian hip hop Australian music authenticity band CASM Christian music concept contemporary context Daki Budtcha dance deﬁned deﬁnition discourse Elfman ethnomusicology experience expression extreme athletes female ﬁeld ﬁgures ﬁlm ﬁnd ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁve gender gumleaf hip hop culture Holland-Dozier-Holland identiﬁcation identity improvisation Indigenous Australian Indigenous music Indigenous musicians Indy Fest inﬂuences instrument jazz leaf Lennon-McCartney listening live mainstream Mars Attacks Melbourne music industry music video musical style non-Aboriginal orchestra particular performance played popular culture popular music practices produced punk punk music radio rappers rebetika recording reﬂect representation rock role scene signiﬁcant skaters social song songwriters sound space speciﬁc Spice Girls station subcultures Sydney Symphony Australia taiko technologies teenagers theremin Torres Strait Islander traditional University venues vernacular music vocal Western Whitman’s women Yolngu young