Some thoughts on nationalism and German speaking popular music today

von Max Alt As you all might know, Nationalism and patriotism is notable on the rise. Nationalistic ideology and a patriotic mindset found their way into the middle of the society. For a long time, since the years of National Socialism, there hasn’t been a nationalistic political party in Germany that could establish itself in […]

CONFERENCE REVIEW: Popular Music and Power. Sonic Materiality between Cultural Studies and Music Analysis, June 2016, Berlin

von Bianca Ludewig und José Gálvez The first generation of scholars specialized in popular music studies worked in challenging times back in the 1970s because musicology did not accept popular music as an autonomous field of music research with its own theoretical foundation, methodological challenges, and research questions. From this first generation – including Franco […]