Music Scenes: Local, Translocal, and Virtual / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$27.11
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$19.98
(Save 33%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $6.70
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 77%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (8) from $6.70   
  • New (2) from $7.99   
  • Used (6) from $6.70   

Overview

These fourteen original essays examine the fascinating world of music scenes, those largely inconspicuous sites where clusters of musicians, producers, and fans explore their common musical tastes and distinctive lifestyle choices. Although most music scenes come and go with hardly a trace, they nevertheless give immense satisfaction to their participants, and a few—New York bop jazz, Merseybeat, Memphis rockabilly, London punk, Bronx hip-hop—achieve fame and spur musical innovations. To date, serious study of the scenes phenomenon has focused mainly on specific music scenes while paying less attention to recurrent dynamics of scene life, such as how individuals construct and negotiate scenes to the various activities. This volume remedies that neglect.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
A pleasant, even voyeuristic glimpse into an assortment of largely closed worlds.
No Depression

. . . will go down well with readers who are fascinated by the inexplicable power that music has to attract strange bedfellows, or who simply enjoy different kinds of music.
ForeWord Magazine

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826514516
  • Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
  • Publication date: 6/11/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Andy Bennett is lecturer in sociology at the University of Surrey. He is the author of Popular Music and Youth Culture: Music, Identity and Place and Cultures of Popular Music. With Kevin Dawe, he co-edited Guitar Cultures.

Richard A. Peterson is professor emeritus of sociology at Vanderbilt University, and founding chair of the Culture Section of the American Sociological Association. His books include The Production of Culture, Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity, and The Sounds of Social Change: Studies in Popular Culture, co-edited with R. Serge Denisoff.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Contents

Introducing Music Scenes
Richard A. Peterson and Andy Bennett

Jazz Places
Howard Becker

Part I: Local Scenes

1. The Symbolic Economy of Authenticity in the Chicago Blues Scene
David Grazian

2. Behind the Rave: Structure and Agency in a Rave Scene
Ken Spring

3. "Scenes" Dimensions of Karaoke in the U.S.
Rob Drew

4. "Tween Scene": Resistance within the Mainstream
Melany Lowe

5. "Doin' It Right": Contested Authenticity in London's Salsa Scene
Norman Urquia

Part II: Translocal Scenes

6. "Riot Grrrl Is . . .": Contestation over Meaning in a Music Scene
Kristin Schilt

7. Translocal Connections in the Goth Scene
Paul Hodkinson

8. Music Festivals as Scenes: Examples from Serious Music, Womyn's Music, and Skate Punk
Timothy J. Dowd, Kathleen Liddle, and Jenna Nelson

9. "Not For Sale": The Underground Network of Anarcho-Punk
Tim Gosling

Part III: Virtual Scenes

10. Internet-Based Virtual Music Scenes: The Case of P2 in Alt.Country Music
Steve S. Lee and Richard A. Peterson

11. New Tales from Canterbury: The Making of a Virtual Scene
Andy Bennett

12. The Fanzine Discourse over Post-rock
James A. Hodgkinson

13. Kate Bush: Teen Pop and Older Female Fans
Laura Vroomen

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)