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File Under Popular: Theoretical and Critical Writings on Music

File Under Popular Theoretical and Critical Writings on Music Fervent and deep takes on pop music arguing against the culture of alienation and for a meaningful form arrived at through theory consciousness and praxis By one of musics most ardent thinkers and

  • Title: File Under Popular: Theoretical and Critical Writings on Music
  • Author: Chris Cutler
  • ISBN: 9780936756349
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fervent and deep takes on pop music arguing against the culture of alienation and for a meaningful form, arrived at through theory, consciousness, and praxis By one of musics most ardent thinkers and innovative drummers Henry Cow, Cassiber A stirringly aggressive antidote to contemporary pop cynicism Simon Frith

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    1. This book played an important part in my life as a music fan and listener. The author, Chris Cutler, is an English musician, a member of a number of leading bands (such as Henry Cow, and The Art Bears, and a cool short-lived trio with Amy Denio and Wadi Gysi). He has played a lot with Fred Frith, and he is the brains (and posssibly the muscle) behind ReR Megacorp (a.k.a. Recommended Records), a label that has released a lot of interesting music, especially in the 1990s. Cutler was one of the maj [...]

    2. The scope of this book seems obvious today, but I couldn't believe that such a book would exist when I first saw it. Essays on Sun Ra, The Residents, This Heat, and Phil Ochs' obsession with (later) Elvis toward the end of both of their lives makes this a fascinating read for the avant music nerd.

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