There is a whole community of vinyl collectors on Instagram. These vinyl collectors have very specific fan practices. This article answers the following question: What can the vinyl community on Instagram tell us about fandom?
This article analyses Zico's Any Song dance challenge that went viral on TikTok and discusses why TikTok challenges go viral. We also see how these videos are a reproduction of art and also why slang words form in the app.
Is Patti Smith a celebrity or public intellectual? This article analyses her main role through the perspective of these two models. She is a different assemblage, playing different roles on each occasion.
Globalization has changed the production of music. In this paper, we explore the way in which world politics appear in local music and how audiences engage with this, through two case studies of songs by De Staat and The 1975.
The infamous line '100% that bitch' from hit song 'Truth Hurts', made rapper Lizzo one of the biggest names in music today. Her success story is closely connected to the current phase of globalization.