Friday, 15 January 2016

Episode 4: Exoticism & Appropriation: the New 'World Music'




The will to hybridity; explorers and copyright; colonial violence; romanticism and innocence; pastiche and capitalism; cultural authoritarianism.




Tracklist
Francois Bebey, New Track
Ifang Bondi, Atis-A-Tis
Ata Kak, Obaa Simba
Silverio Urbino,  Suspiros (DJ Yadex edit)
Obi Onyioha, Enjoy Your Life
Alemu Aga, Abatatchen Hoy
Baris Manco, 2023
Polisario, Untitled
Arthur Verocai, No Boca do Sol
Witch, I Can Do Without You
Choun Vanna, Tho Thea Youm Chlong
Amanaz, Khala My Friend

References
John Hutnyk, Critique of Exotica: Music, Politics and the Culture Industry, Pluto Press, 2000.
Georgina Born & Dave Hesmondalgh, “On Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music” in Western Music and Its Others. University of California Press, 2000.
Paul Gilroy, The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness, Harvard University Press, 
     1993.
Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism, Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, Duke University Press, 
     1991.
Richard Middleton, “Musical Belongings: Western Music and Its Low-Other” in Western Music and 
     Its Others.
Simon Frith, “The Discourse of World Music”, in Western Music and Its Others.
Simon Frith, ed., World Music, Politics, and Social Change, Manchester University Press, 1989.