publication . Thesis . 2011

Interactions between contemporary American independent cinema and popular music culture

Nicholls, Matthew;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2011
  • Country: United States
In recent years, many American independent films have become increasingly engaged with popular music culture and have used various forms of pop music in their soundtracks to various effects. Disparate films from a variety of genres use different forms of popular music in different ways, however these negotiations with pop music and its cultural surroundings have one true implication: that the 'independentness' (or 'indieness') of these movies is informed, anchored and embellished by their relationships with their soundtracks and/or the representations of or positioning within wider popular music subcultures. Independent American cinema, often distinguished from ...
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