Sound Tracks: Popular Music Identity and Place

1st Edition

John Connell, Chris Gibson

Routledge
Published September 26, 2002
Reference - 332 Pages
ISBN 9780415170284 - CAT# RU16853
Series: Critical Geographies

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Summary

Sound Tracks is the first comprehensive book on the new geography of popular music, examining the complex links between places, music and cultural identities. It provides an interdisciplinary perspective on local, national and global scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music', and explores the diverse meanings of music in a range of regional contexts.
In a world of intensified globalisation, links between space, music and identity are increasingly tenuous, yet places give credibility to music, not least in the 'country', and music is commonly linked to place, as a stake to originality, a claim to tradition and as a marketing device. This book develops new perspectives on these relationships and how they are situated within cultural and geographical thought.

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