MUSIC (General) -> History & Criticism

Brad Pitt's Dog

Essays on Fame, Death, Punk

Johan Kugelberg

Apr 2012

A Punch and Judy show of intellectual diaspora making mincemeat of some pop culture sacred cows

Rebel Rebel

All the songs of David Bowie from '64 to '76

Chris O'Leary

Mar 2015

David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know.

Clampdown

Pop-cultural wars on class and gender

Rhian E. Jones

Mar 2013

Class and gender in Britpop and after, and why 'chav' is a feminist issue.

Fear of Music

Why People Get Rothko But Don't Get Stockhausen

David Stubbs

Apr 2009

An examination of why modern art can be easier to appreciate than modern music.

Resilience & Melancholy

pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James

Feb 2015

Neoliberalism co-opts noisy riots like feminism and hardcore music--can melancholic siren songs fight back?

Colloquium: Sound Art and Music

Thomas Gardner
Salomé Voegelin

Sep 2016

Declares the relationship between sound art and music “colloquial”: spoken and accessible, rather than locked behind disciplinary boundaries.

Strangled

Identity, Status, Structure and The Stranglers

Phil Knight

Jan 2015

If the Sex Pistols and The Clash represented punk's sacred, then The Stranglers were its profane. Strangled sets out to explain why discussion of this most taboo of bands has for so long been silenced-a collective cultural Omerta.

Anatomy of Thought-Fiction

CHS report, April 2214

Joanna Demers

Jul 2017

Why do people choose to believe things they know are untrue?

Don't Lose Track Vol. 1: 40 Selected Articles, Essays and Q&As

Jordannah Elizabeth

Jan 2016

Don't lose track, she moves fast.

Punk Is Dead: Modernity Killed Every Night

Andrew Gallix
Richard Cabut

Oct 2017

An anthology featuring the most astute commentators and participants of the underground rise of punk, in this nuanced portrait of the era.

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