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“I’d rather choose the curb”: Topographical Writing in Recent German Punk

Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Preface I am very grateful for the kind permission of Casanovas Schwule Seite, Chefdenker, Die Sterne, Duesenjaeger, Kaput Krauts, Kotzreiz, Pascow, Slime, Tocotronic, and Turbostaat to cite their lyrics. Unless otherwise noted, all...

Beyond the Curtain: The ‘True Nature’ of Microphones and Loudspeakers

Cathy van Eck

Cathy van Eck is a composer, sound artist, and researcher in the arts with an interest in relationships between everyday objects, human performers, and electronic sound. She holds a Ph.D. of Leiden University and is lecturer at the University of the Arts in Bern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Between Air and Electricity : Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...An empty stage: Listening according to the Konzertreform Konzertreform: to hide the choir and the orchestra panels were installed in the concert hall ‘Stadthalle’ in 1903 Heidelberg, Germany (Schuster 1903/04). The audience sits...

Rock in the German Democratic Republic (GDR)

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...During the late 1960s in the GDR (the Communist-controlled country often known in the West as ‘East Germany,’ which existed from 1949 to 1989) a distinct form of rock music emerged. The whole eastern part of Germany was within the reach...

The Authorities

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Portions of this chapter originally appeared as “Sites of Corruption, Sites of Liberation: Hamburg-St. Pauli and the Contested Spaces of Early Rock‘n’Roll,” Contemporary European History 26:2 (May 2017), 313–37. Copyright Cambridge...

Cold Wave: French Post-Punk Fantasies of Berlin

Mirko M. Hall

Mirko M. Hall is Associate Professor of German Studies and Chair of the Department of Languages, Cultures, and Literatures at Converse College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...I am very grateful for the kind permission of Yves Royer (Guerre Froide) and Stéphane Marchi (Little Nemo) to cite their lyrics. Special thanks to musicians Gilbert and Marie-José Deffais, Fabrice Fruchart, and Ron Le Sergent, as well...

Desperately Seeking Bowie: How Berlin Bowie Tourism Transcends the Sacred

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction In this chapter we broadly explore the relationship between celebrity and landscape, how it was that David Bowie came to live in Berlin in the 70s and the subsequent cultural impact of his arrival and stay both then and now....

Subcultural Studies between the Blocs: Unexpected Cosmopolitanism and Stubborn Blind Spots in East German Theories of Punk

Seth Howes

Seth Howes is Assistant Professor of German Studies at the University of Missouri, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction When East German fans of punk recall their first encounters with the music, Western radio broadcasts figure prominently: It was shortly after the middle of the 1970s. Rock music in the East didn’t merit discussion anyway. At my...

A Brief History of Entertainment in St. Pauli

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The music clubs in St. Pauli that became such important incubators of the new youth culture didn’t spring up out of nowhere: they arose in a place with centuries-long traditions of commercialized entertainment, a geographic and cultural...

German Mania: A Coda

Mirko M. Hall

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Mirko M. Hall is Associate Professor of German Studies and Chair of the Department of Languages, Cultures, and Literatures at Converse College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seth Howes

Seth Howes is Assistant Professor of German Studies at the University of Missouri, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cyrus M. Shahan

Cyrus M. Shahan is Assistant Professor of German at Colby College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Punk has been an unmistakable part of the visual experience of Germany since the late 1970s. At the moment of its birth, it would have been unsurprising to see youth quite similar to those on the cover of this book loitering next...

Epilogue

Julia Sneeringer

Julia Sneeringer is Associate Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the author of Winning Women's Votes: Propaganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Social History of Early Rock ‘n’ Roll in Germany : Hamburg from Burlesque to The Beatles, 1956-69

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...On a cool Sunday evening in October 1986, thousands of fans wended their way through the Grosse Freiheit on a pilgrimage to the Star Club. Their destination, however, was a burned-out shell. Three years earlier a fire of mysterious origin...