Essays about: "Hauntology"

Found 3 essays containing the word Hauntology.

  1. 1. Does This Mix Sound “Trve” To You? : Authenticity, Retro Culture and Metal Mixes

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Sean Harry Ortega Schelin; [2021]
    Keywords : Authenticity; Technological Determinism; Hauntology; Retro Culture; Retro and Modern Metal Mixing;

    Abstract : Despite the rapid development in technology that enables metal music producers today to create “perfect” sound mixes, many bands, artists and producers choose to make their creations sound old or “retro”. A song is created for this study and mixed in two different ways, one with a more“retro” direction and the other with a more “modern” direction. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Ideological Transformation of the Icon Chairman Mao during the Four Modernisations period : As illustrated by "Melody of Youth, Beautiful Soul"

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Kinesiska

    Author : Jeremy Biggs; [2016]
    Keywords : Chinese; China; Deconstruction; Iconography; Mao Zedong; Iconographic transformation; Ideology; Maoism; Four Modernisations; Hauntology;

    Abstract : After Chairman Mao's death, in the late 1980's, Mao was removed from official government communications and his iconography transformed from having a specific meaning generation role linked to Maoist ideology, to becoming available for use as a commodity. In this research I use cultural theorist Jacques Derrida's theory of Hauntology and the deconstruction method to analyse a representative Chinese Propaganda poster, "Melody of Youth, Beautiful Soul", in order to ascertain the effect Mao's death had on the Iconography of Chairman Mao, and how Mao is ideologically transformed during this period. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power users and retro puppets - a critical study of the methods and motivations in chipmusic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Anders Carlsson; [2010]
    Keywords : interface; aesthetics; nostalgia; demoscene; hackers; soundchip; chipmusic; platform studies; 8-bit; transgression; immersion; hauntology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis interviews people who produce chipmusic - a music style that evolved in the 1980s from the use of computers and game consoles that featured primitive digital sounds. It has seen a renaissance in the past decade and is commonly understood as an act of nostalgia or a reappropriation of technology. READ MORE