DJ Culture in the Mix: Power, Technology, and Social Change in Electronic Dance Music

DJ Culture in the Mix: Power, Technology, and Social Change in Electronic Dance Music

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ISBN-13: 9781623569945
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 10/24/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Bernardo Alexander Attias is Professor and Chair of Communication Studies at California State University Northridge, US.

Dr Anna Gavanas
is Social Anthropologist and Docent at Remeso, Linköping University, Sweden.

Dr Hillegonda C. Rietveld
is Professor at the School of Arts and Creative Industries at London South Bank University, UK.
Dr Anna Gavanas is Social Anthropologist and Docent at Remeso, Linköping University, Sweden.
Dr Hillegonda C. Rietveld is Reader in Music and Sonic Culture at London South Bank University, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Chapter 1: Introduction
Hillegonda C. Rietveld
Chapter 2: Subjectivity in the Groove: Phonography, Digitality, and Fidelity
Bernardo Alexander Attias
Chapter 3: DJ Technologies, Social Networks, and Gendered Trajectories in European DJ Cultures
Anna Gavanas and Rosa Reitsamer
Chapter 4: 'Journey to the Light'? Immersion, Spectacle, and Mediation
Hillegonda C. Rietveld
Chapter 5: The DJ as Electronic De-Territorializer
Mirko M. Hall and Naida Zukic
Chapter 6: 'It's Not the Mix, It's the Selection': Music Programming in Contemporary DJ Culture
Kai Fikentscher
Chapter 7: Electronic Dance Music and Technological Change: Lessons from Actor-Network Theory - Jonathan Yu
Chapter 8: DJ Culture and the Commercial Club Scene in Sydney
Ed Montano
Chapter 9: DJs and the Aesthetic of Acceleration in Drum 'n' Bass
Chris Christodoulou
Chapter 10: The Forging of a White Gay Aesthetic at the Saint, 1980-84
Tim Lawrence
Chapter 11: DJs as Cultural Mediators: the Mixing Work of São Paulo's Peripheral DJs
Ivan Paolo de Paris Fontanari
Chapter 12: War on the Dance Floor: Synthscenen's Military Power Games
Johanna Paulsson
Chapter 13: DJ-Driven Literature: A Linguistic Remix
Simon A. Morrison

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