Nonclassical: An Ethnography

Click here for copy of Nonclassical: An Ethnography of a London New Music Community While studying for an MSt in Musicology at University of Oxford I carried out my dissertation research […]

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Dastgah

 Iranian Classical Music, Orientalism and Techniques of Contemporary Composition   1. Introduction  Musicians and artists located in contemporary Western societies have a long history of creative cosmopolitanism: from Henri Matisse’s […]

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Art and Music of the Middle East

This article considers the emerging genre of ‘underground rock’ music in Iran; so-called because its proponents rehearse and perform in underground or other soundproof spaces to avoid detection by the […]

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Ethnography as Remix

This article considers some of the methodological considerations relevant to the use of ethnography in my study of Nonclassical. Here I draw links between ethnography and the remix: considering some […]

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Imagining Anorexia

Click here for a copy of Imagining Anorexia This article focuses on ‘pro-ana’ websites, i.e., on-line communities which promote anorexia as a desirable lifestyle. Analysing both the language and visual […]

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