Hesmondhalgh, David


International Times: Fusions, Exoticism, and Antiracism in Electronic Dance Music

In Born, G. & Hesmondhalgh, D. (eds.) Western Music and its Others: Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press: 280-304.

Language(s): English


Recycling Sampling Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music


In this essay, the author discusses the ramifications of cross-cultural musical sampling, the ethical and political issues about authorship and ownership, with a particular focus on ‘western’ musicians who sample ‘non-western’ musicians. He discusses how issues of cultural borrowing and appropriation are reconfigured in the era of digital sampling technology.