Dance music spaces : clubs, clubbers, and DJs navigating authenticity, branding, and commercialism /

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Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, United States, p.xiii, 183 pages : (2022)



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(OCoLC)fst00821634, (OCoLC)fst01090391, (OCoLC)fst01743755, (OCoLC)fst01941368, aat, Aspect social., Authenticité (Philosophie), Authenticity (Philosophy), Branding (Marketing), branding., Commercialism., Dance music, Electronic dance music, fast, Rave (Subculture), Rave culture., Social aspects., Stratégie de marque.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction. "This Must Be the Place" : Making Sense of Dance Music Today -- Experiencing Bliss : Spaces of Respite, Release and Transcendence in Dance Music -- The Blessed Madonna, Honey Dijon, and Peggy Gou : Different Kinds of DJs -- Contemporary Dance Music Spaces and Their Dance Floors : A Snapshot -- "We Still Believe. Do You?" : Navigating and Challenging the Business of Contemporary Dance Music -- Conclusion. Future Possibilities for Dance Music: "Never for Money, Always for Love" and Other Challenges."Using a concept she calls authenticity maneuvering to explain how clubs, clubbers, and DJs navigate authenticity, branding, and commercialism, Danielle Hidalgo argues that the strategic use of a rave ethos bolsters acceptance in dance music spaces while also making commercial practices less visible or problematic"--