Massada s Astaganaga

This book explores an album of popular music with a remarkable significance to a violent wave of postcolonial tensions in the Netherlands in the 1970s.

Massada s Astaganaga

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Massada's Astaganaga
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Lutgard Mutsaers
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-24 - Publisher:

This book explores an album of popular music with a remarkable significance to a violent wave of postcolonial tensions in The Netherlands in the 1970s. Several “actions” were claimed by a small number of first-generation descendants of ca. 12,500 reluctant migrants from the young independent state of Indonesia (former Dutch
Shonen Knife’s Happy Hour
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Brooke McCorkle Okazaki
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Shonen Knife-an all-female punk trio from Osaka, Japan-cultivated a global fan base that has included the likes of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore. Their 1998 album Happy Hour, filled with tunes about delicacies ranging from sushi to banana chips, encapsulates the band's charming fusion of cuteness with
Nenes' Koza Dabasa
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Henry Johnson
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Koza Dabasa explores Okinawa's island culture and its ghosts of war through the lens of Nenes, a four-woman pop group that draws on the distinctiveness and exoticism of Okinawan musical tradition. Both a tropical island paradise and the site of some of the bloodiest battles of World War II, Okinawa
Heiner Müller and Heiner Goebbels’s Wolokolamsker Chaussee
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Philip V. Bohlman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

By gathering historical and musical fragments from a Europe torn apart by the Second World War and the Cold War, East German playwright Heiner Müller and West German composer Heiner Goebbels created Wolokolamsker Chaussee as a musical panorama that stretched across modern European history at a moment of international crisis.
Naná Vasconcelos’s Saudades
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Daniel B. Sharp
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The story of Afro-Brazilian percussionist Naná Vasconcelos stitches together histories of 1960s-1980s jazz, psychedelia, world music, experimentalism and post-punk. Based in Recife, Rio de Janeiro, New York City and Paris, Naná played with musicians as varied as Egberto Gismonti, Don Cherry, Pat Metheny, Ralph Towner, Arto Lindsay, Talking Heads, Laurie