Index of Music and Geography books/articles

Academic and journalistic writing which addresses issues of music and geography, sound and landscape:

Anderson, B. (2002) A Principle of Hope: Recorded Music, Listening Practices and the Immanence of Utopia. Geografiska Annaler B. 84, 211-227.

― (2004) Recorded music and practices of remembering. Social and Cultural Geography, 5, (1) 3-20.

Barton, L. (2009) The joys of driving at night. Published 1.11.2009.

Berland, J. (1998) Locating Listening: Technological Space, Popular Music, and Canadian Mediations. A. Leyshon, D. Matless, and G. Revill (eds.) The Place of Music. pp. 129-150. New York: Guilford.

Bourdaghs, M. (2012) Sayonara Amerika, Sayonara Nippon: A Geopolitical Prehistory of J-Pop. New York: Columbia University Press.

Boyd, T. (1994) Check Yo Self, Before You Wreck Yo Self: Variations on a Political Theme in Rap Music and Popular Culture. Public Culture, 7, 289-312.

Brown, A. (2010) Nileism: The Strange Course of The Blue Nile. Edinburgh: Polygon.

Bull, M. (2000) Sounding Out the City: Personal Stereos and the Management of Everyday Life. Oxford: Berg.

― (2007) Sound Moves: ipod culture and urban experience. London: Routledge.

Burgess, J. and Gold, J. (1985) Geography, the media and popular culture. London: Croom Helm.

Carney, G. (1970) Bluegrass grows all around: the spatial dimensions of a country music style. Journal of Geography, 73 (4), 34-55.

― (ed.) (1978) The sounds of people and places: a geography of American music from country to classical and blues to bop. Washington: University Press of America.

Cohen, S. (1998) Sounding out the City: Music and the Sensuous Production of Place. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill, (eds.), The Place of Music. pp. 269-290. New York: Guilford.

― (2007) Decline, Renewal and the City in Popular Music Culture: Beyond the Beatles. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Connell, J. and Gibson, C. (2003) Soundtracks: popular music, identity and place. Abingdon: Routledge.

Connolly, P. (2007) Review of Burial’s album, ‘Untrue’.
Published 12.11.2007.

Corbould, C. (2007). Streets, Sounds and Identity in Interwar Harlem. Journal of Social History, 40, pp.859-894 [online].

Cresswell, T. (2006) ‘You cannot shake that shimmie here’: producing mobility on the dance floor. Cultural Geographies, 13, 1, 55-77.

Cross, B. (1993) It’s Not About a Salary: Rap, Race and Resistance in Los Angeles. New York: Verso.

Currid, B. (1996) ‘Finally, I Reach to Africa’: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Sounding Japan(ese). J. Whittier Treat (ed.) Contemporary Japan and Popular Culture. pp. 69-102. Richmond: Curzon.

Curtis, J. and Rose, R. (1983) The Miami Sound: A Contemporary Latin Form of Place-Specific Music. Journal of Cultural Geography, 4, 110-18.

Daniels, S. (2006) Suburban pastoral: Strawberry Fields forever and Sixties memory. Cultural Geographies, 13, 28-54.

Doyle, T. (2000) Scotland. Q. June, p. 81.

Florida, R. (2011) The Changing Geography of Pop Music. Published 17.2.2011.

Florida, R., Mellander C. and Stolarick K. (2010) Music scenes to music clusters: the economic geography of music in the US, 1970 – 2000. Environment and Planning A, 42 (4), 785 – 804.

Ford, L. (1971) Geographic Factors in the Origin, Evolution, and Diffusion of Rock and Roll Music. Journal of Geography. 70 (1), 455-464.

Frith, S. (1996) Performing Rites: Evaluating Popular Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fulford-Jones, W. (2008) No Place Like Home; The Sound of the City in 20 songs. W. Fulford Jones (ed.) 1000 Songs to change your life. pp. 48-56; pp. 117-118. London: Ebury.

Gibson, C. (2005) Recording Studios: Relational Spaces of Creativity in the City. Built Environment, 31 (3), 192-207.

Gigliotti, G. (2002) A storied singer: Frank Sinatra as literary conceit. Westport: Greenwood Press.

Gillett, C. ([1970] 1996) The Sound of the City. London: Souvenir Press.

Gilroy, P. (1983) The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. London: Verso.

Gold, J. R. (1998) From “Dust Storm Disaster” to “Pastures of Plenty” – Woody Guthrie and Landscapes of the American Depression. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill, (eds.) The Place of Music. pp. 249-268. New York: Guilford.

Gold, J.R. and Revill, G. (2006) Gathering the voices of the people? Cecil Sharp, cultural hybridity, and the folk music of Appalachia. GeoJournal, 65, 55–66.

Guilbault, J. (2001) World Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. S. Frith, W. Straw and J. Street (eds.) The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock. pp. 176-192. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hall, S. (2003) Calypso Kings. M. Bull and L. Back (eds.) The Auditory Culture Reader. pp. 419-425. Oxford: Berg.

Harvey, H. (2005) Franz Ferdinand and the Pop Renaissance. Richmond: Reynolds and Hearn.

Henderson, F.M. (1974) The image of New York City in American popular music: 1890-1970. New York Folklore Quarterly, 30, 267-79.

Hogg, B. (1993) The History of Scottish Rock and Pop: all that ever mattered. Enfield: Guinness Publishing.

Hollows, J. and Milestone, K. (1998) Welcome to Dreamsville: A History and Geography of Northern Soul. A. Leyshon, D. Matless, and G. Revill (eds.) The Place of Music. pp. 83-103. New York: The Guilford Press.

Hosokawa, S. (1984) The Walkman Effect. Popular Music, 4, 165-80.

― (2002) Blacking Japanese: experiencing otherness from afar. D. Hesmondhalgh, and K. Negus (eds.) Popular Music Studies. pp. 223-237. London: Arnold.

Jarvis, B. (1985) The truth is only known by guttersnipes. J. Burgess and J.R. Gold, (eds.) Geography, the media and popular culture. pp. 96-122. London: Croom Helm.

Jones, K. (2005) Music in factories: a twentieth-century technique for control of the productive self. Social and Cultural Geography. 6 (5), 723-744.

Kane, P. (1992) Tinsel Show: Pop, Politics, Scotland. Edinburgh: Polygon.

Kloosterman, R. (2005) Come Together: An Introduction to Music and the City. Built Environment, 31 (3), 181-191.

Kong, L. (1995) Popular Music in geographical analyses. Progress in Human Geography, 19 (2), 183-198.

― (1996) Popular music and a ‘sense of place’ in Singapore. Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 9 (2), 51-77.

Krims, A. (2007) Music and Urban Geography. New York: Routledge.

Lashua, B. and Cohen, S. (2009) Liverpool musicscapes: Music performance, movement and the built urban environment. B. Fincham, M. McGuinness and L. Murray (eds.) Mobile methodologies. London: Palgrave.

Lavery, C. (2009) ‘Belfast to Boston: Orphic Landscapes in Astral Weeks. Conference paper delivered at the Living Landscapes conference, Aberystwyth University. 18th-21st June 2009.

Lehr, J. C. (1983) ‘Texas (when I die)’: national identity and images of place in Canadian country music broadcasts. The Canadian Geographer, 27, 361-370.

Leonard, M. (2010) Exhibiting popular music: museum audiences, inclusion and social history. Journal of New Music Research 39 (2), 171-181.

Leppert, R. (1998) Desire, power and the sonoric landscape: early modernism and the politics of musical privacy. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill (eds.) The Place of Music, pp. 291-321. New York: Guilford.

Lewis, J. (2013) Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison: We were never cold enough to be art school. Published 7.2.2013.

Leyshon, A. (2001) Time-space (and digital) compression: software formats, musical networks, and the reorganisation of the music industry. Environment and Planning A, 33, 49-77.

― (2009) The Software Slump?: digital music, the democratization of technology, and the decline of the recording studio sector within the musical economy. Environment and Planning A, 41, 1309-1331.

Leyshon, A, Matless, D. and Revill, G. (1998) Introduction. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill (eds.) The Place of Music. pp. 1-30. New York: Guilford.

Lynskey, D. (2012) 33 Revolutions per Minute: A History of Protest Songs. London: Faber and Faber.

Marcus, G. (2000) Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music. London: Faber and Faber.

Mansell, J. (2009) Music Modernity and Contested Commemoration at the Festival of Remembrance, 1923-1927. The Historical Journal, 52, 433-454.

Matless, D. (2005) Sonic geography in a nature region. Social and Cultural Geography, 6 (5), 745-765.

McCormack, D.P. (2008) Geographies for moving bodies: thinking, dancing, spaces. Geography Compass, 2.

Merriman, P. and Revill, G. (2008) Introduction (pp. 191-194) and Afterword (pp. 208-209). P. Merriman, G. Revill et al., Landscape, mobility, practice. Social and Cultural Geography, 9 (2), 191-212.

Milburn, K. (2012) Songs of the City: Metropolitanism and Mobility in the Music of Frank Sinatra and The Blue Nile. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

― (2013) Futurism and Musical Meaning in Synthesized Landscapes. Kaleidoscope: the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study. Vol. 5, (1).

Milestone, K. (2008) Urban Myths: Popular Culture, the City and Identity. Sociology Compass, 2 (4), 1165-1178.

Mitchell, T. (1996) Popular Music and Local Identity: Rock, Pop and Rap in Europe and Oceania. London: Leicester University Press.

Moss, P. (1992) Where is the ‘Promised Land’? Class and Gender in Bruce Springsteen’s Rock Lyrics. Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human Geography, 74 (3), 167-187.

Mustazza, L. (1998) (ed.) Frank Sinatra and Popular Culture: Essays on an American Icon. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Nash, P. (1975) Music and Cultural Geography. The Geographer, 22, 1-14.

Negus, K. (1996) Popular Music in Theory. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Pinder, D. (2001) Ghostly footsteps: voices, memories and walks in the city. Ecumene, 8,

Purcell, A. (2009) Sufjan Stevens’s symphony for New York.

Quantick, D. (1989) Hattie Japes – The Blue Nile Hats review. NME. 7th October. p. 40.

Quispel, C. (2005) Detroit, City of Cars, City of Music. Built Environment, 31 (3), 226-236.

Revill, G. (1998) Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Geography of Disappointment: Hybridity, Identity, and Networks of Musical Meaning. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill (eds.) The Place of Music. pp. 197-221. New York: Guilford Press.

― (2000) English pastoral: Music, landscape, history and politics. I. Cook et al. (eds.) Cultural Turns/Geographical Turns. pp. 140-158. Harlow: Pearson Education.

― (2000) Music and the politics of sound: nationalism, citizenship, and auditory space. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 18, pp. 597-613.

― (2004) Cultural geographies in practice: Performing French folk music: dance, authenticity and nonrepresentational theory. Cultural Geographies, 11, 199-209.

― (2005) Vernacular culture and the place of folk music. Social and Cultural Geography, 6 (5), 693-706.

Reynolds, S. (1990) Blissed Out: The Raptures of Rock. London: Serpent’s Tail.

Roberts, C. (1990) The Blue Nile: Lost in America. Melody Maker. 8th September, pp. 44-47.

Rogers, J. A sonic postcard from the past.,,2283888,00.html

Rycroft, S. (1998) Global Undergrounds: The Cultural Politics of Sound and Light in Los Angeles, 1965-1975. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill (eds.) The Place of Music. pp. 222-248. New York: Guilford Press.

― (2002) The geographies of Swinging London. Journal of Historical Geography, 28 (4), 566-588.

Saldanha, A. (2005) Trance and visibility at dawn: racial dynamics in Goa’s rave scene. Social and Cultural Geography, 6 (5), 707-721.

Savage, J. ([1983] 1996) Time Travel: From the Sex Pistols to Nirvana: Pop, Media and Sexuality, 1977-1996. London: Chatto and Windus.

Schwartz, J. (1995) Sinatra: In the Wee Small Hours. S. Petkov and L. Mustazza (eds.) The Frank Sinatra
Reader. pp. 245-252. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Scott, A. (1999) The US recorded music industry: on the relations between organisation, location, and creativity in the cultural economy. Environment and Planning A, 31, 1965-1984.

Seenan, G. (2004) Rock bands inspire Belle époque for Glasgow scene. Published 4.9.2004.

Sherburne, P. (2007) Dubstep. Magazine. Published 31.1.2007.

― (2008) City Life. W. Fulford-Jones (ed.) 1000 songs to change your life. pp. 110-118. London: Ebury

Smith, S. (1994) Soundscape. Area, 26 (3), 232-240.

― (1997) Beyond geography’s visible worlds: a cultural politics of music. Progress in Human Geography, 21 (4), 502-529.

― Music, geography of. R.J. Johnston et al. (eds.) The Dictionary of Human Geography. pp. 530-531. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

― (2000) Performing the (sound)world. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 18 (5), 615-637.

Stanbridge, A. (2002) Where All the Lights are Bright?: Musical Representations of City Life. Paper delivered at Sounds of the City, IASPM-Canada Annual Conference, McGill University, Montreal, 10-12 May 2002.

Stoever-Ackerman, J. (2010) Splicing the Sonic Color-Line: Tony Schwartz Remixes Postwar Nueva York. Social Text, 28, 1 102, 59-85.

Stokes, M. (1994) (ed.) Ethnicity, Identity and Music: the national construction of place. Oxford: Berg.

Street, J. (1995) (Dis)located?: Rhetoric, Politics, Meaning and the Locality. W. Straw et al. (eds.) Popular Music: Style and Identity. pp. 255-263. Montreal: Centre for Research on Canadian Cultural Industries and Institutions.

Straw, W. (1991) Systems of articulation, logics of change: Communities and scenes in popular music. Cultural Studies, 6, 368-388.

Sweeney-Turner, S. (1998) Borderlines: Bilingual Terrain in Scottish Song. A. Leyshon, D. Matless and G. Revill, (eds.) The Place of Music, pp. 151-175. New York: Guilford.

Tansman, A. (1996) Mournful Tears and Sake: The Postwar Myth of Misora Hibari. J. Whittier Treat (ed.)
Contemporary Japan and Popular Culture. pp. 103-133. Richmond: Curzon.

Thornton, S. (1995) Club cultures: music, media and subcultural capital. Cambridge: Polity.

Thrift, N. (2004) Driving in the City. Theory Culture Society, 21, 41-59.

― (1997) The still point: resistance, expressive embodiment and dance. S. Pile and M. Keith (eds.) Geographies of Resistance. pp. 124-151. London: Routledge.

Toop, D. (1995) Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds. London: Serpent’s Tail.

― (1999) Exotica – Fabricated Soundscapes in a Real World. London: Serpent’s Tail.

― (2004) Haunted Weather: Music, Silence and Memory. London: Serpent’s Tail.

Uncredited (2012) Glasgow revealed as the UK city which has inspired the most song titles.

Valentine, G. (1995) Creating Transgressive Space: the music of k.d. Lang. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 20, 474-485.

Various (1991) Japan special issue. Popular Music, 10, 3.

Veloso, C. (2003) Tropical Truth. A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Watson, A. (2008) Global music city: knowledge and geographical proximity in London’s recorded music industry. Area, 40 (1), 12-23.

Watson, A., Hoyler, M. and Mager, C. (2009) Spaces and networks of musical creativity in the city. Geography Compass, 3 (2), 856-878.

Wells, I. (2010) Swinging Modernism: Porter and Sinatra beneath the Skin. University of Toronto Quarterly, 79 (3), 975-990.

Whiteley, S., Bennett, A. and Hawkins, S. (eds.) (2005) Music, Space and Place: Popular Music and Cultural Identity. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Williams, R. (2004) Review of The Blue Nile album, ‘High’.
Published 13.8.2004.

― (2009) The Blue Moment: Miles Davis’s Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music. London: Faber and Faber.

Wilson, E. (1991) The Sphinx in the City: Urban Life, the control of disorder, and women. London: Virago Press.

Wood, N. and Smith, S. (2004) Instrumental routes to emotional geographies. Social and Cultural Geography, 5 (4), 533-548.

Wood, N., Duffy, M., and Smith, S. (2007) The art of doing (geographies of) music. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 25, 867-889.

Wylie, J. (2009) Writing Place, Memory and Self: W.G. Sebald and the Practice of Historical Geography. Conference Paper delivered at the 14th International Conference of Historical Geographers, Kyoto University. 23rd-27th August 2009.

Zukin, S. (1995) The Culture of Cities. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

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