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Journal of Popular Music Studies (2023) 35 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 March 2023
... and the numerous similarities between “Bulls on Parade” and Austin’s entrance music, this article argues that Austin’s music leveraged sonic tropes of masculine anti-corporate rebellion that were legible as such in the late 1990s due largely to the soundscapes of rage popularized by RATM and the numerous rap-rock...
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Journal of Popular Music Studies (2022) 34 (4): 109–131.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Mark R Villegas This article sheds light on the pervasive yet largely uncommented upon presence of geek culture and Orientalism in hip hop, revealing the constructed, performed, and mediated nature of racialized masculinity in popular culture. By observing a range of media artifacts...
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Journal of Popular Music Studies (2020) 32 (2): 162–177.
Published: 01 June 2020
...—performed and discussed country music during this period. Ultimately, this paper argues that country musicians played country to embody an alternative masculinity that could serve as both a deviation and critique of the expectations and direction of mainstream Japanese society. The historian Ayako Kano...
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Journal of Popular Music Studies (2019) 31 (4): 121–141.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Adam Hollowell; Alexandria Miller This essay explores white masculinity and the recuperation of privilege in the figure of Sturgill Simpson, an American country music singer from Jackson, Kentucky. Operating at the intersection of country music studies and third wave whiteness studies...