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08/05/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Music Cities – Evaluating a Global Cultural Policy Concept

This book by Ballico, Christina, Watson, Allan (Eds.) • Evaluates the globalisation of the ‘music city’ as an urban cultural policy paradigm • Examines the advantages and challenges of adopting music city policies in a range of cities in different … Continue reading

26/04/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Electronic Cities – Music, Policies and Space in the 21st Century

This book edited by Darchen, Sebastien, Charrieras, Damien, Willsteed, John Analyses the influence of music city policies and planning oriented policies on the development of urban electronic music scenes Explores links between cultural policies and the built form mediated by … Continue reading

19/04/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Urban Desires: Music and Nostalgia

Submissions are invited for ‘Urban Desires: Music and Nostalgia’, a special issue of Nineteenth-Century Music Review. The call is available here https://urbandesires.hcommons.org and a pdf version can be downloaded here: https://bit.ly/31RF30H.

05/04/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Communicating the Arts Lausanne on “The Art of Placemaking”

Communicating the Arts Lausanne will take place September 27-29 2021. The conference wants to share best practices and develop new understandings about the growing contribution that cultural organisations are making to create better cities. Submission deadline for topics for Keynote … Continue reading

06/03/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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International Conference

Spaces of Musical Cultures: From Bedrooms to Cities19-20 March 2021mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, onlineAnton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna Austria Program and book of abstracts: Click to access BoA_SpacesofMusicalCultures.pdf

23/01/2021
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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The Great Music City – Exploring Music, Space and Identity

Based on case studies of Melbourne, Austin and Berlin, Andrea Baker’s publication is the first in-depth study to combine academic and industry analysis of the music cities phenomenon. Using four distinctly defined algorithms as benchmarks, it interrogates Richard Florida’s creative … Continue reading

03/11/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Book: Socio-Spatial Developments of Underground Music Venues

Taking into account broader processes of urban regeneration, the new book by Robin Kuchar combines the appearance of a more and more commercialized live music culture and changing spatial strategies of DIY scenes to examine how originally DIY and Underground based … Continue reading

03/10/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Deindustrialisation and Popular Music

Punk and ‘Post-Punk’ in Manchester, Düsseldorf, Torino and Tampere by Giacomo Bottà The book is a comparative study of deindustrialisation and popular music in Manchester, Düsseldorf, Torino, and Manchester. In these cities, during the late 1970s and early 1980s,punk and … Continue reading