China with a cut : globalisation, urban youth and popular music / Jeroen de Kloet

Author(s): Kloet, Jeroen de
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Subjects: Music--China--20th century--History and criticism
Music trade--China--History--20th century
Music audiences--China--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, c2010
Series: IIAS publications series. Monographs 3
IIAS publications series. Monographs 3
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 255 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures and Tables 7
Acknowledgements 9
Note on Romanisation and Publication History 13
Introduction: Global Longings with a Cut 15
Cosmopolitan Poses and Haunting Questions 15
From Liumang to Dakou and Balinghou 17
The Geography of Chinese Rock 25
This Book 33
1. Hard Scenes 37
A Scenic Move 37
Underground 43
Heavy Metal 54
Hardcore Punk 60
Hip-hop 68
Interim 74
2. Hyphenated Scenes 75
Multiplicity 75
Folk-rock 75
Pop-rock 84
Pop-punk 88
Fashionable Bands 94
Ending a Scenic Journey 100
3. Subaltern Sounds 103
Marginal Voices 103
Gendering Music 104
Southern Vices 119
Seductive Sounds 129
Femininity, Locality and Opacity 138
4. Musical Taste and Technologies of the Self 139
Music and Society 139
Youth in Fin-de-siecle Beijing 142
Music Preferences and Involvement 148
The Gendered Self 152
Generational Differences 154
Place and Belonging 156
Building Subjectivity 158
The Political Self 161
Technology and Control 163
5. Producing, Localising and Silencing Sounds 167
Seductive Narratives 167
Market Fantasies 169
Cultural Be/Longings 175
Silencing Sounds 180
Commercial Complexities 190
Conclusion: Paradoxical Performances 193
Mirrors 193
Deparadoxicalisation 195
Sonic Hierarchies 198
Binary Socialism 199
Notes 203
Chinese Glossary 217
Appendix I. Interviews 223
Appendix II. Factor Analysis of Singers 229
Appendix III. Popularity of Singers and Bands 230
Bibliography 231
Index 244
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Globalisation, urban youth and popular music
Notes: LCCN: 2010379695
ISBN: 9789089641625 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9089641629 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9789048511143 (ebk.)
ISBN: 9048511143 (ebk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-243) and index
OCLC Number: 457149217
ISBN/ISSN: 9789089641625
9089641629
9789048511143
9048511143