Monthly Archives: June 2017

Farrugia, R. and T. Swiss. 2008. “Producing Producers: Women and Electronic/Dance Music.”

Farrugia, Rebekah and Thom Swiss. 2008. “Producing Producers: Women and Electronic/Dance Music.”  Current Musicology 86(Fall): 79-99. Woman in introduction of study reported micro-aggression: theft of small piece of equipment (power strip) before her performance.  Study attempts to identify barriers to women’s entry into E/DM production (in 2008, claimed as in infancy): networking with male producers, […]

Coates, N. 1997. “(R)Evolution Now? Rock and the Political Potential of Gender.”

Coates, Norma. 1997. “(R)Evolution Now? Rock and the Political Potential of Gender.” Pp. 50-64 in Sexing the Groove, edited by Sheila Whitely. New York: Routledge. The paradox arises – women’s consumption of phallic, masculinist rock which excludes them – does this evoke a complicity to this system? Rock as a space that discursively reinforces masculinity, […]

Bayton, M. 1997. “Women and the Electric Guitar.”

Bayton, Mavis. 1997. “Women and the Electric Guitar.” Pp. 37-49 in Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, edited by Sheila Whitely. New York: Routledge. “The lack of women guitarists in rock’s hall of fame is partly a result of the way in which women get written out of history and their contribution undervalued, but […]

Cohen, S. 1997. “Men Making a Scene: Rock Music and the Production of Gender.”

Cohen, Sara. 1997. “Men Making a Scene: Rock Music and the Production of Gender.” Pp. 17-36 in Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, edited by Sheila Whitely. New York: Routledge. “Within Euro-American cultures there tends to be a general assumption that rock music is male culture comprising male activities and styles. Women, meanwhile, tend […]

Straw, W. 1997. “Sizing Up Record Collections: Gender and Connoisseurship in Rock Music Culture.”

Straw, Will. 1997. “Sizing Up Record Collections: Gender and Connoisseurship in Rock Music Culture.” Pp. 3-16 in Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, edited by Sheila Whitely. New York: Routledge. Despite connotation that domestic, affective, private purchase and consumption of goods is feminized – justification/compensation by men to defend record collecting as a predominantly […]

Whitely, S. 1997. “Introduction” to Sexing the Groove.

Whitely, Sheila. 1997. “Introduction.” Pp. xiii – xxxvi in Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender, edited by Sheila Whitely. New York: Routledge. Analysis of popular music blending various disciplines, methodologies, foci; emergent (in 1997) literature – but increasingly popular/populated discipline, requiring further study during the (then-) rise of the Internet.  Often, those who write […]

Houston, T.M. 2012. “The Homosocial Construction of Alternative Masculinities.”

Houston, Taylor Martin. 2012. “The Homosocial Construction of Alternative Masculinities: Men in Indie Rock Bands.” The Journal of Men’s Studies 20(2): 158-175. “while the men upheld certain hegemonic gender norms inside and outside of the scene, within the subculture they report constructing alternative masculinities through homosocial interactions and gender strategies involving their bodies and performances” […]