I’ve just returned from the 2009 IASPM International conference in Liverpool and want to list a few sources mentioned by the many speakers. I will also categorize them…
Kun, J. (2005) Audiotopia: Music, Race and America. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Major, K. (1989) Dear Bruce Springsteen. New York: Vikings Children Books.
Mulvey, L. (2005) Death 24 x a Second. London: Reaktion Books.
Regev, M. (2007) ‘Cultural Uniqueness and Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism,’ European Journal of Social Theory 10, 123-138.
Staiger, J. (1992) Interpreting Films: Studies in the Historic Reception of American Cinema. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
St John, G. (2009) Technomad: Global Raving Countercultures. London: Equinox.
Cowan, S. (2009) ‘The Elvis We Deserve: The Social Regulation of Sex/Gender and Sexuality Through Cultural Representations of “the King”,’ Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2010; U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2009/05.
Davis, S. (2009) Lionel Richie: Hello. London: Equinox.
Dibben, N. (2009) Bjork. London: Polity Press.
Griffiths, D. (2007) Elvis Costello. London: Polity Press.
Laing, D. (2009) Buddy Holly. London: Polity Press.
Marshall, L. (2007) Bob Dylan: The Neverending Star. Cambrdige: Polity Press.
Negus, K. (2008) Bob Dylan. London: Polity Press.
Whitesell, L. (2008) The Music of Joni Mitchell. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Witts, R. (2006) The Velvet Underground. London: Polity Press.
Clarke, E. (1993) ‘Generativity, Mimesis and the Human Body in Music Performance,’ Contemporary Music Review 9, 1-2, 207-219.
Maus, M. (2005) ‘Techniques of the Body,’ in Fraser, M. and Greco, M. eds The Body: A Reader. London: Routledge, pp. 73-77. (Listening can be seen as a “technique”.)
Middleton, R. (2006) ‘Last Night a DJ Saved My Life’: Avians, Cyborgs and Siren Bodies in the Era of Phonographic Technology,’ Radical Musicology 1, available online: http://www.radical-musicology.org.uk/2006/Middleton.htm
Potter, J. (2008) Vocal Authority: Singing Style and Ideology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Scott, N. (2008) ‘God Hates Us All: Kant, Radical Evil and the Diabolical Monstrous Human in Heavy Metal,’ in Scott, N. ed Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil. New York: Editions-Rudopi, 13-240.
Toth, K. (2002) ‘Looking for Hip Hop: Seeing the Body Communicate in Everyday Social Encounters and Visual Commodity Culture,’ Yale Journal of Sociology 2, 25-64
Anderson, B. (2004) ‘Recorded Music and Practices of Remembering,’ Social & Cultural Geography 5, 1, 3-20
Frith, S. (1984) ‘Rock and the Politics of Remembering,’ Social Text 9, 10, 59-69.
Van Dijck, J. (2007) Mediated Memories in a Digital Age. Stanford. (Also see his article here.)
Belk, R. (2001) Collecting in a Consumer Society. London: Routledge.
Regev, M. (2006) ‘Introduction: Special Issue on Canonization,’ Popular Music 25, 1, 1-2. (Plus other pieces in the same issue.)
Shuker, R. (2010) Wax Trash and Vinyl Treasures. Aldershot: Ashgate.
INDUSTRY AND GEOGRAPHY
Burnett, R. and Wikstrom, P. (2009) The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud. London: Wiley.
Buxton, D. (1990) ‘Rock Music, The Star System and the Rise of Consumerism,’ in Frith, S. and Goodwin, A. eds On Record: Rock, Pop & the Written Word. London: Routledge, 366-377.
Huhn, T. ed (2004) The Cambridge Companion to Adorno. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Robertson, R. (1995) ‘Glocalization,’ in Featherstone, M. and Lash, S. et al eds Global Modernities. London: Sage, 23-44.
TECHNOLOGY AND LISTENING
Bernstein, D. ed (2008) The San Francisco Tape Music Centre: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Chow, R. (1993) ‘Listening Otherwise, Music Miniaturized: A Different Type of Question About Revolution,’ in During, S. ed The Cultural Studies Reader. London: Routledge, 382-402.
Cooper, B. (1990) Popular Music Perspectives. Chapel Hill: Bowling Green University Press. (Explores lyrical themes and includes chapters on trains, death, etc.)
Deleuze, G. and Guattari, F. (1986) Nomadology: The War Machine. Semiotext(e).
Deleuze, G. (1990) The Logic of Sense. Columbia: Columbia University Press.
Katz, M. (2004) Capturing Sound: How Technology has Changed Music. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Keightley, K. (1996) ‘Turn It Down! She Shrieked: Gender, Domestic. Space, and High Fidelity, 1948–59,’ Popular Music 15, 2, 149–77.
Keightley, K. (2007) Long Play: Adult-Oriented Popular Music and the Temporal Logics of the Post-War Sound Recording Industry in the USA,’ Media, Culture & Society 26, 3, 375-391.
Lebefvre, H. (2004) Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life. London: Continuum.
Sterne, J. (2003) The Audible Past. Durham: Duke.
RACE AND RELATED
La Chapelle, P. (2007) Proud to be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music and Migration to Southern California. Berkeley: University of California.
Mazor, B. (2009) Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America’s Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Ramesy, G. (2003) Race Music: Black Cultures from Bebop to Hip-hop. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Schloss, J. (2009) Foundation: B-boys, B-girls and Hip-hop Culture in New York. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Brackett, D. (2000) Interpreting Popular Music. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Everett, W. (2009) The Foundations of Rock. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Garrett, C. (2008) Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Hayward, P. ed (2009) Terror Tracks: Music, Sound and Horror Cinema. London: Equinox.
Moore, A. ed (2003) Analysing Popular Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Partridge, C. and Christianson, E. eds (2009) The Lure of the Dark Side: Satan and Western Demonology in Popular Culture. London: Equinox.
Thompson, G. (2008) Please Please Me: Sixties British Pop, Inside Out. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Waksman, S. (2009) This Ain’t No Summer of Love: Conflic and Crossover in Heavy Metal and Punk. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Wald, E. (2009) How the Beatles Destroyed Rock’n’Roll. Oxford: Oxford University Press.