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Alternate title:Behind the business of pop music
Summary:Explains how popular music is produced and marketed and offers an accessible critique of the current state of popular music. Examines the shrinking number of record companies, the centralization of radio station ownership, and the increasing integration of popular music into the advertising and commercial aspects of the consumer market. Also discusses independent bands and record labels.
Creator:McLeod, Kembrew, 1970-
Contributor:Moore, Thurston
Chuck D, 1960-
DiFranco, Ani
Franti, Michael, 1968-
Hanna, Kathleen
Garofalo, Reebee
Marsh, Dave
McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952-
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Music trade
Popular music -- Economic aspects
Popular music -- Social aspects
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Films@UM
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