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Live from Dar es Salaam : popular music and Tanzania's music economy

Author: Alex Perullo
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: African expressive cultures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
When socialism collapsed in Tanzania, the government-controlled music industry gave way to a vibrant independent music scene. Alex Perullo explores the world of the bands, music distributors, managers, and clubs that attest to the lively and creative music industry in Dar es Salaam. Perullo examines the formation of the city's music economy, considering the means of musical production, distribution, protection,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perullo, Alex.
Live from Dar es Salaam.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011004798
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Perullo
ISBN: 9780253001504 0253001501
OCLC Number: 757757920
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 459 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Kumekucha (It is daylight/Times have changed) --
Shall we mdundiko or tango? : Tanzania's music economy, 1920-1984 --
Live in bongoland --
The submerged body --
Radio revolution --
Analog, digital--
knobs, buttons --
Legend of the pirates --
Everything is life.
Series Title: African expressive cultures.
Responsibility: Alex Perullo.


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Scholars interested in the popular music of urban Africa will welcome Alex Perullo's Live from Dar es Salaam enthusiastically. Perullo's comprehensive examination of a city's musical life is lively Read more...

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