Popular music industries and the state : policy notes

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New York : London : Routledge, Volume Volume 8 of Routledge Studies in Popular Music, United States, p.258 p (2015)


1135048916, 9781135048914

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oclc: 925521971


Music › Genres & Styles › Pop Vocal


<p>This volume studies the relationships between government and the popular music industries, comparing three Anglophone nations: Scotland, New Zealand and Australia. At a time when issues of globalization and locality are seldom out of the news, musicians, fans, governments, and industries are forced to reconsider older certainties about popular music activity and their roles in production and consumption circuits. The decline of multinational recording companies, and the accompanying rise of promotion firms such as Live Nation, exemplifies global shifts in infrastructure, profits and power</p>