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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

Rosemary Overell


Palgrave Macmillan

Music: styles & genres;
Popular culture


222 pages

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An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations, flows and experiences of being in extreme music scenes in Australia and Japan.

By:   Rosemary Overell
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   410g
ISBN:   9781137406767
ISBN 10:   1137406763
Series:   Pop Music, Culture and Identity
Pages:   222
Publication Date:   May 2014
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Contents Introduction 1. A Grisly Scene? Extreme Metal Music, Belonging and Ethnography 2. Brutal Belonging in Brutal Spaces 3. Idiots and Wankers: Grindcore Sociality 4. I Hate Girls and Emotions: Brutal Sociality 5. Brutal Belonging in Other Spaces Conclusion Bibliography Appendices Endnotes Index

Rosemary Overell completed a PhD on extreme metal music at the University of Melbourne, Australia. After teaching in Melbourne, she moved to the University of Otago, New Zealand, to take up a lecturer position in the Department of Media, Film and Communication. Currently, she is researching how nikkeijin (Japanese-Brazilians working in Japan) relate to Japanese national space through their experiences in extreme metal music.

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