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'Hybridity and National Musics: The Case of Irish Rock Music'

McLoone, Martin and McLaughlin, Noel (2000) 'Hybridity and National Musics: The Case of Irish Rock Music'. Popular Music, 19 (2). pp. 181-199. [Journal article]

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The article explores the possibility of a national music culture within the global form of rock music. The various theoretical approaches to the issue are examined and then specific examples of Irish rock music are explored as forms of hybridity which marry a sense of the local with the sounds of the global. Among the artists considered are Van Morrison, Horslips, Sinéad O'Connor and the Pogues

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:post-colonialism, national culture, global culture, hybridity ,rock music, Ireland
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:15542
Deposited By: Prof Martin McLoone
Deposited On:15 Sep 2010 10:56
Last Modified:15 Sep 2010 10:56

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