Emília Barna is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She is a founding member and Chair of IASPM Hungary, editor of Zenei Hálózatok Folyóirat (Music Networks Journal), and Advisory Board Member of IASPM@Journal.Tamás Tófalvy is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He was the founding Chair and is the current Vice-Chair of IASPM Hungary.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Series Foreword Introduction: The Study of Popular Music in Hungary Part I: Scenes, Cultures and Identities 1. Setting Up a Tent in the "New Europe:" The Sziget Festival of Budapest 2. Taming the Extreme: Hungarian Black Metal in the Mainstream Publicity 3. Learned Helplessness of a Cultural Scene: The Hungarian Contemporary Jazz Scene through the Eyes of Its Participants 4. A Translocal Music Room of One’s Own: Female Musicians within the Budapest Lo-Fi Music Scene Part II: History, Politics and Remembering 5. The Songs Remain the Same: Structures of Cultural Politics of Retro in Hungarian Pop Music 6. “Hungarian in Form, Socialist in Content:” The Concept of National Dance Music in Stalinist Hungary 7. Paper Mohawk: On a Missing Hungarian Punk Monograph 8. “Nothing But the Music … :” The History of Hungarian Funk Music Part III: Artists, Receptions and Audiences 9. The Insecure Village Girl Who Found Success, and Her Gentle Deconstructions: Bea Palya 10. “Gloomy Sunday:” The Hungarian “Suicide Hymn” between the Myths and Interpretations 11. “This Kind of Music Informs You about the Present State of the World:” DJ Palotai’s Position within the Contemporary Hungarian Underground Culture 12. The Way They Were: Subcultural Experiences of Emo Fans from a Retrospective Aspect 13. The Growth of the Hungarian Popular Music Repertoire: Who Creates It and How does It Find an Audience? 14. Coda: “My Genes in My Suitcase, My Forehead in the Atmosphere:” Perceptions of Hungarian Popular Music and Its Research Abroad Afterword: “A Dozen Songs Put in the Right Order:” A Conversation with Yonderboi Select Bibliography of Hungarian Popular Music Notes on Contributors Index