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Title:Geek Rock: An Exploration of Music and Subculture
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Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN:132206444X
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Number of Pages:228
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Geek Rock: An Exploration of Music and Subculture by Alex Diblasi, Victoria Willis

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Geek Rock: An Exploration of Music and Subculture Geek Rock An Exploration of Music and Subculture examines the relationship between geek culture and popular music tracing a history from the late s to the present day The term geek rock refers to forms of popular music that celebrate all things campy kitschy and quirky In this collection of essays contributors explore the evolution of this music genre from writing songs about poodles girls monster movies and outer space to just what it means to be white and nerdy Editors Alex DiBlasi and Victoria Willis have gathered eleven essays from across the world covering every facet of geek culture from its earliest influences includingFrank ZappaCaptain BeefheartDevoThey Might Be GiantsWeird Al YankovicPresent day advocates of Nerdcore Geek Rock offers a working history of this subgenre which has finally begun to come under academic study The essays take a variety of scholarly approaches encompassing musicology race gender studies sociology and Lacanian psychoanalysis Geek Rock will be of interest to readers of all backgrounds music scholars college and university professors sociologists and die hard fans