Articles about Rock Bands

Neil Young's New Harvest
Rolling Stone , No. 1265-1266, pp. 27-28


Authenticity and Artifice in Rock and Roll: "And I Guess That I Just Don't Care"
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 131-147

Musicians, journalists and academics often hold up the Velvet Underground as the paragon of authenticity in rock music, and the band indeed portrayed itself this way from the outset. While much ink has been spilled explaining the original and authentic ...

"The Ties That Bind": Springsteen Fans Reflect on the Live Concert Experience
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 80-104

As the traditional driving forces of the music business, sales of recorded music and music publishing, have experienced serious economic downturns over the last decade, principally as a result of changes in technology and consumer behavior, one of the few ...

In-between Performance and Mediatization: Authentication and (Re)-Live(d) Concert Experience
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 41-61

As a moment of emotional and physical closeness between performers and audiences, the live concert experience represents a crucial element in the construction of authenticity in popular music. Allan Moore argues that the emphasis of research should shift from sources ...

Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 167-179

Fifty years after its release in the New York multimedia magazine "Aspen" (December 1966), "Loop", one of the Velvet Underground's earliest tracks, still represents something of an oddity in the group's career--an unclassifiable bruitist joke that has hardly ever been ...