Made in Japan: Studies in Popular Music Edited by Toru Mitsui

Made in Japan: Studies in Popular Music
Edited by Toru Mitsui (Routeledge 2014)

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Introduction: Embracing the West and Creating a Blend Tōru Mitsui
Part 1. Putting Japanese Popular Music in Perspective
1. The Takarazuka Revue: Its Star System and Fans’ Support Naomi Miyamoto
2. “The Infinite Power of Song”: Uniting Japan at the 60th Annual Kōhaku Song Contest Shelley Brunt
3. The Culture of Popular Music in Occupied Japan Mamoru Tōya
4. The Birth of Enka Yūsuke Wajima
5. Songs in Triple Time Are Still Sung in Duple TimeTōru MitsuiPart 2. Rockin’ Japan
6. From Covers to Originals: “Rockabilly” in 1956-1963 Terumasa Shimizu
7. The Development of Japanese Rock: A Bourdieuan Analysis Katsuya Minamida
8. A History of Japanese Rock Festivals and Live Music Venues Jun’ichi Nagai
Part 3. Japanese Popular Music and Visual Arts
9. Tōru Takemitsu’s Seigenki: An Anti-experimental, Tonal Film Score Kyōko Koizumi
10. The Interaction Between Music and Visuals in Animated Movies: A Case Study of Akira Hideko Haguchi
11. The Emergence of Singing Voice Actors/Actresses: The Crossover Point of the Music Industry and the Animation Industry Akira YamasakiCoda: Japanese Music Reception
12. J-pop Goes the World: A New Global Fandom in the Age of Digital Media Yoshitaka Mōri
AFTERWORD
13. Maintaining Artistic Integrity and Creative Control: A Conversation with Tatsurō Yamashita Kiyoshi Matsuo and Tōru Mitsui
A Selected Bibliography on Japanese Popular Music
Notes on Contributors

Sonic Multiplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound and Image by Yiu Fai Chow and Jeroen de Kloet

Sonic Multiplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound and Image

by Yiu Fai Chow and Jeroen de Kloet

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Acknowledgements
List of Figures and TableIntroduction: Sonic Multiplicities
Sonic disappearances
What is going on?
Overview
1. Me and the Dragon: A Lyrical Engagement with the Politics of Chineseness
Nationalistic songs
Another approach
Re-nationalization I: Descendants of the dragon
Re-nationalization II: Home and nation
Re-nationalization III: Performing acts (i)—writing against the grain
Re-nationalization IV: Performing acts (ii)—writing with a  twist
Shoot the dragon
2.  The Production of Locality in Global Pop—A comparative Study of Pop Fans in the Netherlands and Hong Kong
Introduction
Globalization: A sense of locality
Fandom: On fans of local stars
Methodology
Production of locality: The linguistic and the heroic
Production of locality: The social, the charitable and the personal
Conclusion
3. Blowing in the China Wind: Engagements with Chineseness in Hong Kong’s Zhongguofeng Music Videos
Destabilizing Chineseness
Feminizing Chineseness
Whither China Wind?
4. Sex, Morality and Cantopop
Picture Gate
The Edison Chen scandal
The Confucian cum Victorian ethics and the spirit of global capitalism
Spectacle and image
Eye see you as I see you
Coda
5. Building Memories—A Study of Pop Venues in Hong Kong
Fluid sounds
Monumental buildings
Building memories
The Coliseum
Belonging and temporality
6. Olympic Celebrations and Performative Contestations
The conservative and the performative
Welcome to Olympic Beijing
Performing Olympic China from Hong Kong
Shanghai also welcomes you!
Criticality and popular culture
7. Music, Desire and the Transnational Politics of Chineseness: Following Diana
Following Diana
Diasporic hope: Rewriting migration narrative
Musical hope: Rewriting modernity narrative
Methodological endnote

Bibliography
Index

Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea: Sounding Out K-Pop by Michael Fuhr

Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea: Sounding Out K-Pop
by Michael Fuhr

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1. Introduction: Rising K-Pop, Pursuing the Hyphen
Part I: Configuring K-Pop: Histories and Production
2. Inventing Korean Popular Music: Historical Formations and Genres (1885–2000)
3. Producing the Global Imaginary: A K-Pop Tropology Part
II: Complicating K-Pop: Flows, Asymmetries, and Transformations
4. Temporal Asymmetries: Music, Time, and the Nation-State
5. Spatial Asymmetries: Imaginary Places in the Transnational Production of K-Pop
6. Asymmetries of Mobility: Immigrant Stars and the Conjuncture of Patriotism, Anti-American Sentiment, and Cyberculture
7. Conclusion: “Oppan, Korean Style!”: An Imaginary Horse Ride around the Globe