DIY: the rise of lo-fi culture

Spencer, A (2008) DIY: the rise of lo-fi culture. Marion Boyars Publishers, London. ISBN 9780714531618

Official URL: http://www.marionboyars.co.uk/Amy%20individual%20b...

Abstract

A well informed study that champions the unsung heroes and heroines of DIY distribution in art, music, literary zines and culture. This exploration of lo-fi culture traces the origin of the DIY ethic to the skiffle movement of the 1950s, mail art,Black Mountain poetry and Avant-Garde art in the 1950s, the punk scene of the 1970s and 80s, right the way through to the current music scene. Through interviews with key writers, promoters and musicians (including Bikini Kill and Bratmobile) Amy charts the development of music outside of the publicity machine of the large companies, and examines the politics behind the production of the many 'home-made' recordings and publications available today.

Item Type: Book
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Updated edition.

Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Research & Academic Management
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 16:54
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2020 16:21
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