Essays about: "Female musicians"

Found 3 essays containing the words Female musicians.

  1. 1. “This was the reason I was born” Contextualizing Issues and Choices of a Japanese Woman Musician

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Alessandra Cognetta; [2017]
    Keywords : Japanese metal music; Japanese music industry; Female musicians; Feminist theory; Choice feminism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the Japanese music industry from a liberal feminist perspective, as academic literature rarely discusses Japanese music – especially niche genres like metal. After pinpointing a gap in the literature on the subject, and after outlining issues in the Japanese music industry, this study sheds light on the reasons that lead Japanese women musicians to thrive outside of major Japanese record companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Not eager to fit in" : The collective work of creating an alternative cosmology of Heavy Metal

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Lisa Schug; [2017]
    Keywords : Heavy Metal; Cultural Studies; Queer Studies; Gender Studies; Cosmology; Musicology; Community Building;

    Abstract : The celebration of a White heteronormative masculinity is still vivid in Heavy Metal. This has embodied and discursive consequences that are visible in the domination of Metal spaces or the marginalisation of female, trans* or non-binary musicians, but also in an aesthetics of (hetero- and cis-) sexism and racism that is often apparent. READ MORE

  3. 3. What Does the Development of Independent Female Artists Mean for the Japanese Music Industry?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Robert Poole; [2005]
    Keywords : Japan; music industry; female musicians; equality; media influence; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent emergence of strongly independent female singers necessitated an analysis specifically into the treatment of women in music and the representation of these women to the public. Based on a review of current literature and a series of interviews with women living in the Tokyo area and working in various parts of the industry, this paper seeks to capture the real life experiences of women in the Japanese music industry in order to ascertain the reality of feminist issues in Japanese music. READ MORE