Understanding Popular Music Culture

Understanding Popular Music Culture

by Roy Shuker
     
 

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Focussing on the variety of genres that make up pop music, Shuker explores key subjects which shape our experience of music such as, music production, the music industry, music policy, fans, audiences and subcultures.

Shuker's book is an important contribution to popular music studies, and a useful summary of the main arguments about its production, reception

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Overview

Focussing on the variety of genres that make up pop music, Shuker explores key subjects which shape our experience of music such as, music production, the music industry, music policy, fans, audiences and subcultures.

Shuker's book is an important contribution to popular music studies, and a useful summary of the main arguments about its production, reception and interpretation... It is one of the few recent books on the subject that can be recommended without qualification (Popular Music and Society (praise for the first edition))

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415517171
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/15/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Roy Shuker is Associate Professor in Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His previous publications include Understanding Popular Music Culture (3rd Edition, 2008) and Popular Music: The Key Concepts (3rd Edition, 2012).

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