Holm-Hudson, Kevin


John Oswald's Rubaiyat (Elektrax) and the Politics of Recombinant Do-Re-Mi

Popular Music and Society: Vol. 20, No. 3. London: Routledge: 19-36.

URL: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/03007766.html

Language(s): English


Sampling Sound Source Structural Analysis Recycling Plunderphonics


In this article, the author discusses issues surrounding the use of appropriated sound in music. He supports his discussion through an analysis of several tracks from John Oswald’s Rubaiyat EP. Through this anaylsis the author seeks to foster a greater awareness of the craft inherent in such works and the issues concerning engagement with corporate structures that are a re part of Oswald’s compositional language.

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Holm-Hudson, Kevin (1997). Quotation and Context: Sampling and John Oswald's Plunderphonics