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SVENONIUS, Ian F.
Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock‘n’Roll Group

''Indeed, the creation of a group is looked at as a bit of magic, like an act of God, or a bolt of lightning. (...)

Meanwhile, the mystification of the process is perpetuated via legend-weaving institutions such as rock fanzines, fawning hagiographies, and VH's Behind the Music, all of which are specifically designed to obfuscate the path and confuse the aspiring group member from achieving his or her goal. They conspire to trick the ingenue into believing that forming a successful rock 'n' roll aggregate is akin to winning the lottery or being born rich. But no longer!

[from the introduction]

 

Published by Akashic Books, 2012
Cultural Studies / Essays / Music & Sound

Price: 16€

SVENONIUS, Ian F. - Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock‘n’Roll Group