Cultural Studies

 
 
Volume ! - Le monde ou rien ? – Légitimité et authenticité dans les musiques hip hop
2020
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
How the question of legitimacy and authenticity has influenced the practices and receptions of hip-hop music.
Denis-Constant Martin - Plus que de la musique... - Musiques, sociétés et politique, Caraïbes, États-Unis, Afrique du Sud
2020
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
An essential anthology of studies on music as it is played and lived throughout the world, from France to the United States via South Africa, which underlines Denis-Constant Martin's crucial role in the sociology of popular music. His works, which since the 1970s have questioned recorded and mediatized music by going beyond established musical categories, are striking in their contemporaneity.
Volume ! - La voix pop – Nouveaux outils, nouvelles approches analytiques
2020
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
This double issue explores new analytical methods to characterize the pop voice in its singularities.
Volume ! - Music a Hacking
2019
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
This issue proposes to examine some of the points of contact between music and hacking.
Disorder - Histoire sociale des mouvements punk et post-punk
2019
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
A socio-political history of punk and post-punk covering four decades and three continents.
Volume ! - Paradoxal Metal – Entre pratiques ordinaires et représentations transgressives
2019
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Special Metal issue.
Zoe Beloff - Techniques de la distraction
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Two texts by New York artist Zoe Beloff, pioneer in the field of “media archeology”, whose works are at the crossroads of avant-garde art, popular cultures and critical theory.
Samuel Etienne - Bricolage Radical - Génie et  banalité des fanzines do-it-yourself – Tome 2
2019
French edition
Strandflat
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.
Volume ! - Varia
2018
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Varia issue: Italo disco; French singer Olivia Ruiz; DIY punk fanzines in Russia; the political dimension of Ornette Coleman's music; Pop hits and new media strategy; interview with David Novak on Japanese noise; interview with Simon Frith on progressive rock. Illustrated with a selection of concert flyers.
Simon Frith - Une sociologie des musiques populaires
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Labex / ArTeC
Two studies by the pionneer of the popular music studies.
Volume ! - Watching Music
2018
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Music video culture.
Volume ! - Varia
2017
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Jean-Marie Le Pen's far right music label; Rap Studies in Africa; Sampling in Palestinian rap; Bowie: the graphic art; Indie rock in Switzerland; Portugese punk rock; Multilinguism in French punk rock band Mano Negra… 35 authors have contributed to this “Varia” issue, which also inaugurates a new graphic design. Including special commissioned illustrations by artist Grégory Delauré.
Rethinking Density - Art, Culture, and Urban Practices
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
A collection of transdisciplinary essays considering the recently renewed interest for the concept of density in both architecture and artistic research.
Stars et solistes du musical hollywoodien
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
This book focuses on the distinctiveness of the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. These stars were cast for their specific dancing or singing skills, that could be recognized by audiences and sold by the studios' publicity machine. They acquired Hollywood stardom through a dialogue with highbrow culture and mass industry, that cinema tried to bring into harmony. This collection brings together the contributions of American, British and French researchers.
Gertrud Koch - Breaking Bad, Breaking Out, Breaking Even
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
This study offers a reflexion on the complex temporality in the series Breaking Bad. The author develop her theories through examples coming from the show's various visual elements and masterful temporal and narrative structuring.
Pascale Martinez - Le temple et les marchands - Une histoire du musée Grévin (1881-1921)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A story of the Grévin wax museum in Paris from 1881 to 1921.
Volume ! - Inna Jamaican Stylee
2017
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
This issue dedicated to Jamaican music studies presents and analyses the main characteristic features of these musical forms—from riddims to sound systems—and their associated issues—from culture to slackness. The publication features nine articles and twelve book reviews written by leading world experts (including 7 Jamaican researchers). Watch out Babylon!
Volume ! - La scène punk en France – 1976-2016
2016
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
The Punk Scene in France: Forty Years of History.
Politiques visuelles
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
The political dimension of Visual Studies, between Francophone and Anglo-American studies.
Jane Feuer - Mythologies du film musical
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
First French translation of a pioneering study on Hollywood musicals.
Elisabeth Bronfen - Mad Men, Death and the American Dream
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Elisabeth Bronfen gives a clever analysis on one of the most influential show of the 21th century, arguing that, beyond the retro-revival, Mad Men builds a comment on the state of the US nation and on the mirage of the American Dream.
Volume! - Special Beatles Studies
2016
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Special Beatles Studies issue.
Claire Le Thomas - Racines populaires du cubisme - Pratiques ordinaires de création et art savant
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical and ethnographic investigation into the popular origin and environment of Cubist innovations.
Politiques des musiques populaires au XXIe siècle
2016
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
This collective work aims to demonstrate the relevance of today's popular music in contemporary political action through eight international case studies.
Volume! - Varia
2015
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
This new “varia” issue of Volume! is made of six papers proposing different while often complementary perspectives on popular music (the role of the Hellfest festival in representations and uses of metal culture, discourses of loudness in rock music, recent evolutions in South American music, Damon Albarn and the English identity, La Monte Young vs The Velvet Underground). Also in the issue: Alf Björnberg and wind harmony, a musical device by Bruno Lefebvre...


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