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1. Cover image for 'Hearing Harmony'
Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era
Christopher Doll
An original, listener-based approach to  harmony for popular music from the rock era of the 1950s to the present
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Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era
Christopher Doll
An original, listener-based approach to  harmony for popular music from the rock era of the 1950s to the present
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Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era
Christopher Doll
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2. Cover image for 'I Hear a Symphony'
Motown and Crossover R&B
Andrew Flory
Investigates how the music of Motown Records functioned as the center of the company’s creative and economic impact worldwide
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Motown and Crossover R&B
Andrew Flory
Investigates how the music of Motown Records functioned as the center of the company’s creative and economic impact worldwide
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Motown and Crossover R&B
Andrew Flory
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Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys in Critical Perspective
Philip Lambert, Editor
An international, interdisciplinary exploration of the band that helped define 1960s America

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Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys in Critical Perspective
Philip Lambert, Editor
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German Music in the Seventies
Ulrich Adelt
The first in-depth study of one of the most influential movements of contemporary popular music

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German Music in the Seventies
Ulrich Adelt
The first in-depth study of one of the most influential movements of contemporary popular music

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German Music in the Seventies
Ulrich Adelt
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5. Cover image for 'Sounds of the Underground'
A Cultural, Political and Aesthetic Mapping of Underground and Fringe Music
Stephen Graham
The first scholarly examination of underground music in the digital age
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A Cultural, Political and Aesthetic Mapping of Underground and Fringe Music
Stephen Graham
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6. Cover image for 'Powerful Voices'
The Musical and Social World of Collegiate A Cappella
Joshua S. Duchan
The first scholarly account of the music and culture of collegiate a cappella
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The Musical and Social World of Collegiate A Cappella
Joshua S. Duchan
The first scholarly account of the music and culture of collegiate a cappella
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The Musical and Social World of Collegiate A Cappella
Joshua S. Duchan
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7. Cover image for 'Rhymin' and Stealin''
Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop
Justin A. Williams
The first book-length study of one of the most essential elements of hip-hop: musical borrowing
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Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop
Justin A. Williams
The first book-length study of one of the most essential elements of hip-hop: musical borrowing
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Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop
Justin A. Williams
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8. Cover image for 'Bytes and Backbeats'
Repurposing Music in the Digital Age
Steve Savage

An examination of how musical activity has been transformed by contemporary production practices

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Repurposing Music in the Digital Age
Steve Savage
An examination of how musical activity has been transformed by contemporary production practices
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Repurposing Music in the Digital Age
Steve Savage
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9. Cover image for 'I Don't Sound Like Nobody'
Remaking Music in 1950s America
Albin J. Zak III

A definitive study of the most important decade in post-World War II popular music history

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Remaking Music in 1950s America
Albin J. Zak III

A definitive study of the most important decade in post-World War II popular music history

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Remaking Music in 1950s America
Albin J. Zak III

A definitive study of the most important decade in post-World War II popular music history

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10. Cover image for 'Are We Not New Wave?'
Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s
Theo Cateforis

The definitive musical and cultural history of new wave music

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Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s
Theo Cateforis
The definitive musical and cultural history of new wave music
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Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s
Theo Cateforis
The definitive musical and cultural history of new wave music
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11. Cover image for 'Soul Music'
Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop from Plato to Motown
Joel Rudinow
A meditative exploration of the essence of soul in popular music
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Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop from Plato to Motown
Joel Rudinow
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12. Cover image for 'Sounding Out Pop'
Analytical Essays in Popular Music
Mark Spicer and John Covach, editors

Brings together a diverse collection of voices to explore a broad spectrum of popular music

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Analytical Essays in Popular Music
Mark Spicer and John Covach, editors

Brings together a diverse collection of voices to explore a broad spectrum of popular music

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13. Cover image for 'Listening to Popular Music'
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Led Zeppelin
Theodore Gracyk
Argues that understanding aesthetic value is crucial to the enjoyment of all forms of music
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Paper 2007 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "Listening to Popular Music" to Cart
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In one form or another, the influence of popular music has permeated cultural activities and perception on a global scale. Interdisciplinary in nature, Tracking Pop is intended as a wide-ranging exploration of pop music and its cultural situation. In addition to providing resources for students and scholars working in the field of popular culture, the books in this series will appeal to general readers and music lovers, for whom pop has provided the soundtrack of their lives.

Tracking Pop

In one form or another, the influence of popular music has permeated cultural activities and perception on a global scale. Interdisciplinary in nature, Tracking Pop is intended as a wide-ranging exploration of pop music and its cultural situation. In addition to providing resources for students and scholars working in the field of popular culture, the books in this series will appeal to general readers and music lovers, for whom pop has provided the soundtrack of their lives.


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John Covach, Professor of Music, University of Rochester, author of What's That Sound? An Introduction to Rock Music (W.W. Norton & Co, 2006) 

Robert Fink, Professor of Musicology, Chair of the Music Industry Minor, University of California, Los Angeles, author of Repeating Ourselves:  American Minimal Music as Cultural Practice (University of California, 2005)

Loren Kajikawa, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Musicology, University of Oregon, author of Sounding Race in Rap Songs (University of California, 2015)

Jocelyn Neal, Professor of Music, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History (Oxford, 2012)

Board Members

David Brackett, Professor of Music Research, McGill University, author of The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Documents

Mark Butler, Professor of Music Theory, Northwestern University, author of Playing with Something That Runs: Technology, Improvisation, and Composition in DJ and Laptop Performance

John Dougan, Professor of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, author of The Who Sell Out

Walt Everett, Professor of Music Theory, University of Michigan, author of The Beatles As Musicians: Revolver through the Anthology

Susan Fast, Professor of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, author of In the Houses of the Holy: Led Zeppelin and the Power of Rock Music

Ellie Hisama, Professor of Music, Columbia University, author of Critical Minded: New Approaches to Hip Hop Studies

Nadine Hubbs, Associate Professor of Women's Studies & Music, University of Michigan, author of The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Travis Jackson, Associate Professor of Music, University of Chicago, author of Blowin' the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Mark Katz, Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities; Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, author of Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ

Serge Lacasse, Professor of Music, Université Laval, Québec, author or Groove: Enquête sur les phénomènes musicaux contemporains

Alan Moore, Professor Emeritus, University of Surrey, author of Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Song

Tom Porcello, Professor of Anthropology, Vassar College, co-editor of Wired for Sound: Engineering and Technologies in Sonic Cultures

Albin Zak, Professor of Music, University at Albany, author of I Don’t Sound Like Nobody: Remaking Music in 1950s America (University of Michigan 2010)

 

 

Series Editors

John Covach, Professor of Music, University of Rochester, author of What's That Sound? An Introduction to Rock Music (W.W. Norton & Co, 2006) 

Robert Fink, Professor of Musicology, Chair of the Music Industry Minor, University of California, Los Angeles, author of Repeating Ourselves:  American Minimal Music as Cultural Practice (University of California, 2005)

Loren Kajikawa, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Musicology, University of Oregon, author of Sounding Race in Rap Songs (University of California, 2015)

Jocelyn Neal, Professor of Music, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History (Oxford, 2012)

Board Members

David Brackett, Professor of Music Research, McGill University, author of The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Documents

Mark Butler, Professor of Music Theory, Northwestern University, author of Playing with Something That Runs: Technology, Improvisation, and Composition in DJ and Laptop Performance

John Dougan, Professor of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, author of The Who Sell Out

Walt Everett, Professor of Music Theory, University of Michigan, author of The Beatles As Musicians: Revolver through the Anthology

Susan Fast, Professor of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, author of In the Houses of the Holy: Led Zeppelin and the Power of Rock Music

Ellie Hisama, Professor of Music, Columbia University, author of Critical Minded: New Approaches to Hip Hop Studies

Nadine Hubbs, Associate Professor of Women's Studies & Music, University of Michigan, author of The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Travis Jackson, Associate Professor of Music, University of Chicago, author of Blowin' the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Mark Katz, Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities; Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, author of Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ

Serge Lacasse, Professor of Music, Université Laval, Québec, author or Groove: Enquête sur les phénomènes musicaux contemporains

Alan Moore, Professor Emeritus, University of Surrey, author of Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Song

Tom Porcello, Professor of Anthropology, Vassar College, co-editor of Wired for Sound: Engineering and Technologies in Sonic Cultures

Albin Zak, Professor of Music, University at Albany, author of I Don’t Sound Like Nobody: Remaking Music in 1950s America (University of Michigan 2010)

 

 


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