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New eResource: Bloomsbury Popular Music

Bloomsbury Popular Music is an invaluable resource for students, academics and researchers in disciplines from music, ethnomusicology and the performing arts to media and communications, cultural studies, anthropology and sociology. Accessa broad and expanding range of content including:

  • The entirety of Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World
  • All 120+ volumes of the 33 1/3book series, providing engaging writing and in-depth analysis of influential albums from range of artists including Dusty Springfield, Kanye West James Brown, The Smiths, Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Sonic Youth, A Tribe Called Quest, Blondie, Patti Smith, Prince, Radiohead, Nas, The Beach Boys, Miles Davis, and LCD Soundsystem.
  • Scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s Popular Music Studies list

Access to Bloomsbury Popular Music lets you:

  • EXPLORE the historical origins and cultural impact of popular music from almost every country in the world
  • DISCOVER more about influential artists and albums, and local music scenes and subcultures
  • LEARN about everything from musical form and instruments to the workings of the music industry
  • RESEARCH the social, political and economic context of different musical genres
  • NAVIGATE by decade or by country using the interactive Timeline of Popular Music History and World Map feature