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Published: 27 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384052-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8405-2
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 07 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389828-003
EISBN: 9780822389828
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 07 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389828-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8982-8
Book Chapter

By Darren Mueller
Published: 08 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9415-9
... Debut Records audio production splice jazz long-playing record (LP) ...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... when they teamed up with the Soulsonic Force to record “Looking for the Perfect Beat” and “Renegades of Funk.” The breakthrough of Run-DMC’s debut “It’s Like That” and “Sucker m.c.’s.” suggested that rap was about to shift into a harder, more aggressive aesthetic. Relations between Flash and Robinson...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... by the artist at its debut, The Louisiana Project examines both the distant past of slaveholding, antebellum Louisiana and its recent present, characterized by economic crisis and racial segregation. This essay interprets the project through theories of focalization and asks the viewer to see through the artist...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... debut “It’s Like That” and “Sucker m.c.’s.” suggested that rap was about to shift into a harder, more aggressive aesthetic. Relations between Flash and Robinson broke down entirely during the release of Melle Mel’s “White Lines (Don’t Do It)” and a second conflict opened when Ed Bahlman asked Robinson...
Book Chapter

By Homay King
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... limitations and transcend incarnate experience. Similar desires informed the mythology of the personal computer upon its debut. Yaakov Garb, credited with inventing the term “virtual reality,” called these desires “the dreams our culture has inscribed in silicon”; he critiqued the mythology surrounding...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Grace Chang was one of the biggest stars of postwar Hong Kong film and popular music, most remembered for her debut role in Mambo Girl, which introduced to Chinese cinema the figure of the singing and dancing teenager. Her performances introduced new, foreign musical styles—such as American rock...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... of normative gender and reworked local government into a proactive regulatory force. This did not indicate a shift from a “wide-open” frontier town to a “locked-down” police state, but it did signal the debut of a proactive local government that assumed new responsibilities for the social and moral order...
Published: 08 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059073-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9415-9
... record making to disrupt how the jazz industry conventionally valued Black labor and Black artistry. This chapter uses activities that appear technological—splicing and overdubbing—to place Mingus’s record making within his larger cultural practice and political activism. Debut Records audio...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The convergence of punk and dance gathered momentum during 1981 when local New York bands Liquid Liquid and ESG released their debuts on 99 Records. During a prolific year, ZE Records came out with releases by Cristina, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Gichy Dan, Material, and the Waitresses...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Rout e debuted in 2010 and toured nationally for two years before coming to reside at the National Museum of Australia. This exhibition is not really about history; rather, it is about the archive. The deceptively simple version of this story is that it tells...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 26 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012429-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1242-9
... Chapter 5 is “The People inside My Head, Too: Madness, Black Womanhood, and the Radical Performance of Ms. Lauryn Hill.” This fifth chapter centers postsoul musician Lauryn Hill, who was twenty-three years old when her 1998 solo debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill , became one...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
...Happenings Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Rout e debuted in 2010 and toured nationally for two years before coming to reside at the National Museum of Australia. This exhibition is not really about history; rather, it is about the archive. The deceptively simple version of this story...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... of the Louisiana Purchase. Comprising over seventy separate photographs and screen prints, a video, and a live performance by the artist at its debut, The Louisiana Project examines both the distant past of slaveholding, antebellum Louisiana and its recent present, characterized by economic crisis and racial...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...&B The convergence of punk and dance gathered momentum during 1981 when local New York bands Liquid Liquid and ESG released their debuts on 99 Records. During a prolific year, ZE Records came out with releases by Cristina, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Gichy Dan, Material, and the Waitresses...