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Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...3  NKYUI KANG It All Started with a Bang The Role of PC Bangs in South Korea’s Cybercultures Korea has been the graveyard of console gaming. Many game consoles were introduced there for decades, such as Game Boy, PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii, but they simply failed to take off...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394600-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9460-0
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-088
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-117
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-118
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 21 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393580-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9358-0
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-115
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...290 · PART V LOST ICON OF ROCK CRITICISM Lester Bangs, Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung, 1987 During his short (1948 82) lifetime, rock critic Lester Bangs was unable to sell any U.S. publisher on a collection; the closest near- miss was a German transla- tion. Greil Marcus who had...
Published: 03 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002123-029
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0212-3
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... In this chapter on the Bang-Bang Club, a group of four white photojournalists who documented the end of apartheid in South Africa, Sharon Sliwinski considers how the constraints of dark times affect the social imaginary. Sliwinski argues that the realm of the imaginary can be leveled...
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012009-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1200-9
... about Googoosh s relationship to national history, her performances of Iranian history in her video qq Bang Bang, and her many postmigration claims to represent the nation s voice in song and speech, I show how the icon first became the object of national metaphorization and, since her reemergence...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... by computers and cyber cultures (discussed in Inkyu Kang’s “It All Started with a Bang” and Regina Yung Lee’s “As Seen on the Internet seem worlds apart from each other. Yet the breakdown between domestic spaces and public cul- tures, and the mass fascination with foreign letters, vernacular scribbles...
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012719-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
... for the rest of his life. The two played regularly at Baird s basement studio near West 4th Street and 6th Ave nue. Parker joined soon after and eventually invited violinist Billy Bang (1947 2011), born William Vincent Walker, to join as well as his friend Malik Baraka (d. 1982). Baird s early impression...
Book Chapter

By Alex Blanchette
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012047-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1204-7
... expanding arrays of labor to survive. One morning as we were making our rounds through farrowing rooms, the squeals of piglets were suddenly drowned out by a huge bang! that sounded like an aluminum baseball bat slamming against concrete. Startled, Raul dropped his piglet. I thought something had gotten...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-106
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... led by Stuart Hall. Sterling, amid fiction of corporations (zaibatsus) akin to underworld gangs, mech and bio upgrades, conceived Dori Bangs, where rock critic Lester Bangs 270 · PART V and under ground comix artist Dori Seda avoided dying young and dissolute, met, and had a modest afterlife...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-054
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... was edited in a manner that favored the optimism of the headline, con- tradicting the text Shawn originally submitted. Further frustration is added by the fact that most editors know very little about Latin Amer i ca and think of Latin American culture almost solely in terms of vio lence. Editors want bang...
Series: Singles
Published: 13 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021698-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2169-8
... for one of the most common Jamai- can rhythms. Let s say both. We are never in just one place, that s the M.I.A. thing, and then she says, I got the bombs to make you blow, I got the beats to make you bang. There it is, far from the only example but likely the best, and it is worth noticing that she...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-097
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
.... And, of course, we thank him for Fountains of Wayne s only real hit, Stacy s Mom. Hired stunningly young by Rolling Stone for his awe at hanging with Poco, Crowe was never a great critic. A book by his idol, Lester Bangs, popped up in the grunge Seattle film Singles, then Bangs became a character in Crowe s...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... it was produced. The acoustic world in which echoes are generated after the original ring, bang, vocal moment—sound generally—is, inherently, a historical world. For this reason, historians, either consciously or unwittingly, think and write about echoes when analyzing sounds of the past. ...
Book Chapter

By Farzaneh Hemmasi
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012009-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1200-9
... 150, 216n36; prerevolutionary repertoire of, 93, 123, 134 137, 141 144, 214n14, 216n36; qq Bang Bang video and, 124, 138 141; Tehran Revolutionary Court sentencing of, 21; victimization of, 31 Googoosh: Iran s Daughter (documentary), 130 131, 137, 214n14, 215n15 Googoosh Music Academy...