Urban Music Studies

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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

23/06/2020
by Alenka Barber-Kersovan
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Urban Nostalgia: The Musical City in the 19th and 20th Centuries

The aim of this international conference, which will take place between the 5-7 July 2020, is to explore space through music, approaching the history of the city via the notion of nostalgia. Full programme and details: https://www.ehess.fr/sites/default/files/appels/fichiers/urban_nostalgia5_6_2020.pdf Register via Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tRo1a9djSh2EIaPN7NWs0Q … Continue reading