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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 188–202.
Published: 01 July 2013
... “musical act”: a supervening decomposition of subjectivity through a sonic fold in space-time-sound. Thus composers work through and against musical customs to render audible what was once inaudible (or, simply, to render musical what was once noise). With varying degrees of exception, Lyotard's musical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 265–268.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Sue Miller Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba , Moore Robin D. , Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2006 , 367 pages, $24.95 / £15.95 , PB ISBN 0–520–24711–6 © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 In Music and Revolution Robin...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the recent rush to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other mass online informational offerings. We base our argument on current developments in music education and music technology that we see as being preemptive of wider trends. We use examples from a three-year study of online and offline...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Eric Drott This article interrogates music’s role in the work of social reproduction by bringing into dialogue two seemingly antithetical approaches to thinking music’s relation to the social. One is historical materialism; the other is work informed by the “practice turn” in music sociology...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Uros Cvoro This essay discusses the music style of turbo-folk as the vanishing mediator between two kinds of nationalism in Serbia: anti-Yugoslav nationalism and pan-Balkan regionalist nationalism. Using Slavoj Žižek's account of the concept of the vanishing mediator, I suggest that the nationalism...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Live 8, but traces this back through Make Poverty History, Jubilee 2000, and Live Aid; and it makes contrasts with another example of music’s use for political ends: Rock Against Racism. What we are concerned to show is how Geldof’s role was constituted both by the political and aesthetic ideology that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Alighieri's Divine Comedy , Jean-Luc Godard's Le mèpris , and Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey . Kittler is concerned with the linkage of poetry, music, and sex from the Greeks to media- and computer-driven modernity. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Homer The Odyssey alphabetization Dante...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 November 2012
... arguments made in his late work Music and Mathematics . His work is seen as determined by two movements of excursion, going out to the exotic, whether North American or Mediterranean, and recursion, meaning the closure of mathematical or logical systems. Yet recursion, in Kittler, turns out to be more a...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Matthew Mendez This article sketches the development of Jean-François Lyotard's musical thinking through the lens of the composer with whom he was most often associated, John Cage. I contend that the affinity Lyotard felt for Cage's work came about on the basis of two shared concerns: first, an...
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Published: 01 November 2007
Carrie Moyer, “Beauty Is In the Streets, ” 2005. Screenprint. 24 × 18 inches. Installed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fall 2005. Carrie Moyer, “Beauty Is In the Streets, ” 2005. Screenprint. 24 × 18 inches. Installed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fall 2005. More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... phenomenon of jazz outside America has been growing in recent years. The processes of exporting and import ing, and subsequently reproducing and develop ing a genre that is often considered to be “America’s classical music” are, of course, inherently political. George McKay addresses this directly in...
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Published: 01 March 2013
friends to sing along with a music video using a microphone for entertainment purpose). The often unappealing planning and architecture of county seats does not stop villagers from migrating to them in search of a better life. (Photo: Hunan Province) Figure 2 . County seats are the closest and most More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Iron Curtain tune to Radio Free Europe for a jazz program, they are getting two things at once: the music they want to hear and a little exercise in individual freedom. [pause] [to recording engineer]: You suppose Eisenhower will agree? Engineer: Yes he will. 1 Ellington—an African...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... altered the contours of old academic disciplines and shaped new ones. Such shifts reveal profound challenges both to the staid posture of the academy and to the music itself. Cherished for its unassailable energy and style, hip-hop might in fact be banalized by academic treatments, emptied of real...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... assistant professor of Japanese studies at MIT, following doctoral study at UC Berkeley and time spent as a postdoctoral researcher at Brown. His research, as exemplified in this fine monograph, explores the use of media as a form of mood regulation, with case studies taken from music, video art, film, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... fitful this achieved stance in the body of his work in fiction, memoir, and travel writing. Bowles, this outer-national author, made no converts, I would claim, or at least expected to make none through his writing, lifestyle, or music, however hip, cool, or subterranean it came to seem to world...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 107–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
... “figural aesthetics” of the important book Discourse, Figure , to Lyotard's seldom-discussed text on Edward Kienholz, Pacific Wall , and to music, a subject to which Lyotard devoted a number of important essays but that has so far received little attention in the literature. These articles thus make...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 July 2019
... promoted by the Pinochet regime in Chile on the grounds that culture and art should be linked to private corporations’ agenda. Thus Chilean classical music, opera, classical theatre, and ballet were supposed to educate the masses in line with a cultural program that emphasized an elitist, traditionalist...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... 1993: 103–4 ). 14 The official sanction and advancement of African ritual music and dance, especially, transformed them into an authentic part of national heritage. In this way, the African cultural influence became integrated into the new, broader socialist culture ( Manuel 1991: 294...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., or at least plausible) if we look at Batman in isolation. However, we need to broaden the scope of our cultural analysis to get a more accurate picture of a deeply pervasive recursion of cultural forms. And so, similarly, if we switch focus to popular music we discover that the songs from 1960s...