David Novak. Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation

Hainge, Greg (2014) David Novak. Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation. Asian Studies Review, 38 2: 309-310. doi:10.1080/10357823.2014.902738


Author Hainge, Greg
Title David Novak. Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation
Journal name Asian Studies Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1467-8403
1035-7823
Publication date 2014-05-01
Year available 2014
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
DOI 10.1080/10357823.2014.902738
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 38
Issue 2
Start page 309
End page 310
Total pages 2
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Routledge
Language eng
Formatted abstract
David Novak’s Japanoise is the result of more than a decade of ethnographic research into the noise music scene in Japan and the United States. Even though, as Novak points out, it is now common to talk of music such as this as “Noise Music” or, simply, “Noise”, and while music that fits this description is produced in many different cultural contexts, his book takes its title from one of the neologisms given to particular forms of such extreme music coming out of an underground scene in Japan in the early 80s. In drawing attention to the “Japaneseness” of this music, this term in itself, of course, is proof of this music’s circulation beyond Japan’s borders and, as well, of the exotic appeal that it held for many, particularly American, transnational music fans...
Keyword Area Studies
Cultural Studies
Asian Studies
Area Studies
Cultural Studies
Asian Studies
AREA STUDIES
CULTURAL STUDIES
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Subtitle: "Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2013. 292 pp. US$24.95, paper".

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
Collection: School of Languages and Cultures Publications
 
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