1-20 of 219 Search Results for

music

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Image
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 3 The steeply rising prevalence of the terms protest song , protest music , and protest singer from 1920 through 2000, from nearly none before 1940 until the terms became common in the later 1960s. Source: Google Books Ngram Viewer. Figure 3. The steeply rising prevalence of the More
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Alexander G. Weheliye Duke University Press 2002 “Feenin” POSTHUMAN VOICES IN CONTEMPORARY BLACK POPULAR MUSIC...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the diaspora, and producing an archive of censored histories. The article situates this music within a genealogy of artistic and protest movements by ’48 Palestinians, providing a historical context for the national and political identities articulated in the music of a new generation of ’48...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 33–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Yetta Howard This article explores how queerness and industrial music work through each other in often contradictory and uneasy ways. This radical complementarity invites some of the most promising qualities of their statuses as antinormative manifestations of sexuality and sound. By bringing...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Eurocentric, heteronormative, capitalist, rationalist clock-bound time that prevails in the modern West (what I call “Western Standard Time”). To bear out (and sound out) madtime, this essay reveals those radical temporalities in black expressive cultures, most especially black music. Sampling...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 91–112.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Brian Larkin Duke University Press 2004 Bandiri Music, Globalization, and Urban Experience in Nigeria Beside Kofar Nassarawa, a gate to the mud wall that once ringed the Brian Larkin Muslim heart of Kano, a city in northern Nigeria, there is a mai gyara, a...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 125–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jayna Brown This essay argues for the concept of a utopian impulse, a liberating power possible in music and dance. With a focus on African music, the essay argues against conventional Eurocentric world-music commodification and points instead to new music movements from Congo and from Angola that...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 13–34.
Published: 01 March 2010
... player-piano as aspects of musical mechanization, which had expanded dramatically through the piano in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Both the phonograph and player-piano technologies reverberated in the formation of modern society, the phonograph exemplifying the phenomenological rupture of...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Dhanveer Singh Brar Analyzing “Footwork,” a form of electronic dance music local to South and West Chicago, and now also a major genre within the wider networks of dance music culture, this article presents an argument regarding the constitution of Footwork as black music. Focusing on the...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Rosalind Morris What explains the social power of music in the United States today? What allows Americans to invoke it as the cause of antisocial violence, as well as of personal expressivity? This essay contemplates the peculiar American invention of a musical culture defined by generation, which...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nouri Gana This essay approaches the phenomenon of Arab rap music as an emergent form of cultural and communal intelligibility and solidarity; its simultaneous influence on and indebtedness to global hip-hop and youth cultural movements has transformed it into an increasingly transnational...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 57–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... pedo is also a way to describe a scene or happening that symbolizes a total disregard for abiding by normative time. By extension, pedo in this essay serves to consider punk music through an alternative space-time calculation. With a focus on the Tex-Mex cultural vernacular and iconography that...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 2013
... position of the group, there has been some resistance to their choice to stage an action within a house of worship (the Cathedral of Christ the Savior)—and even more resistance, it seems, to an implication that there is aesthetic value in their musical performance. This piece explores all of these...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrick Deer The embrace of the city in ruins was a familiar rallying cry of punk music. From Public Image Limited’s evocation of an urban subject murdered in the countryside while “the cassette played poptones,” to the Clash’s raucous calls for “a riot of our own,” to dub-influenced declarations...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 51–84.
Published: 01 March 2019
... color and a vocal sound but also a mood and a music. Baldwin draws on hymns of black religion and the black church (“the fire next time,” “down at the cross”) to depict a contrapuntal relationship between the Christian-inflected civil rights movement and Black Muslim mobilization. Using apocalyptic...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Figure 3 The steeply rising prevalence of the terms protest song , protest music , and protest singer from 1920 through 2000, from nearly none before 1940 until the terms became common in the later 1960s. Source: Google Books Ngram Viewer. Figure 3. The steeply rising prevalence of the...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Alexandra T. Vazquez Freestyle is both a musical genre and, as a multitude of fanzines will tell you, a lifestyle. The playwright Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas evoked our teenage surround when he called it a “system of living.” Described as “android descarga” by music critic Peter Shapiro and “a soap...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... , this theater-music-dance suite fused elements of Afro-Caribbean rhythm with swing and bebop to tell a history of jazz, featuring acclaimed performers such as Carmen de Lavallade, Margaret Tynes, Joya Sherrill, and Talley Beatty. Structured by the conventions of the corporate-sponsored anthology drama...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Jayna Brown In considering the music of two dub-influenced artists based in the United Kingdom, Tricky (Adrian Thaws) and the Bug (Kevin Martin), I explore the ways dub and punk share historical space and affective territory, and particularly the ways a punk ethos has continued to be imbricated...
Journal Article
Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... histories of dispossession that shape their relationship to the academy, to the ethnographic field site, and to home. As a rehearsal of an ongoing multimodal project, this essay presents what the authors have been calling their “dark-side mixtape”: a rehearsal of ethnographic theory read through the music...