Best music writing 2010 / Ann Powers, guest editor

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Subjects: Music--21st century--History and criticism
Popular music--21st century--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press ; London : Perseus Running [distributor], 2010
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xix, 332 p. ; 21 cm
Alternate Titles: Cover title: Da Capo Press best music writing 2010
Da Capo best music writing 2010
Additional Authors: Powers, Ann, 1964-
Notes: ISBN: 9780306819254 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0306819252 (pbk.)
ISBN: 030681935X (ebook)
ISBN: 9780306819353 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: The gossip takes Paris / Michelle Tea -- Michael Jackson : the man in our mirror / Greg Tate -- Michael Jackson : an appreciation of his talent / Jason King -- Living on the radio : the-dream is everywhere / Sasha Frere-Jones -- Twitter & the death of rock criticism / Christopher R. Weingarten -- On 'JayZ ft. Alicia Keys-- empire state of mind / Erika Villani -- Kanye West : back to reality? / Maura Johnston -- The end of white America? / Hua Hsu -- Paisley's progress / Robert Christgau -- Mexican bands hear success calling / Josh Kun -- BeauSoleil : Beau brothers / Geoffrey Himes -- On the road to Burma : globetrotting with Ozomatli, unlikely U.S. diplomats / Randall Roberts -- The passion of David Bazan / Jessica Hopper -- The decade in Indie / Nitsuh Abebe -- My hilarious Warner Bros. royalty statement / Timothy Quirk -- Biscuits and jam with a side of mud / Evie Nagy -- Stompin' at The Grand Terrace : excerpts from a jazz memoir in verse / Philip S. Bryant -- Still ill / Timmhotep Aku, Carl Chery, Clover Hope, Rob Markman, Starrene Rhett, and Anslem Samuel -- The revolution will be harmonized / Barry Walters -- The Orange Line revolution / Aaron Leitko -- One on one with Maria Schneider / Eugene Holley, Jr. -- Conducting 101 / Mark Swed -- Drake : rookie of the year / Lola Ogunnaike -- 50 Cent : one dethroned king out to reclaim his crown ... / Phillip Mlynar -- Regret, divorce, compromise / Greg Pratt -- The fighter: the life & times of Merle Haggard / Jason Fine -- A very Dylan Christmas / Chris Willman -- Appropriate for destruction / Nikki Darling -- Help from his friends : the return of a fallen idol / Jon Caramanica -- Another love TKO : teens grapple with Rihanna vs. Chris Brown / Raquel Cepeda -- Let's (not) get it on / Sean Nelson -- Lady Gaga in hell / May Gaitskill -- Phil Ochs greatest hits / Chris Estey -- Adam's return / Tavia Nyong'o -- Voice of the century : celebrating Marian Anderson / Alex Ross -- Vanishing act : in search of Eva Tanguay, the first rock star / Jody Rosen
Summary: Presents a collection of essays and articles about music and its culture published in 2009, covering a diversity of music styles, including rock, pop, rap, jazz, blues, and country
OCLC Number: 548569629
ISBN/ISSN: 9780306819254
0306819252
030681935X
9780306819353