04 - Todays topics: Music industry Technology and...

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Today’s topics: Music industry Technology and consumption Karaoke and amateur singing culture “Tie-up Strategy Music for film and animation Questions : “good” music versus “bad” music “weird” music versus “not weird” music kinds of J-pop culture o socially culturally interesting/important cases o taste and favorites Technology and Consumption changes: o recorded music for commercial market 1940 - LP (long playing) 1960 - cassette tape and walkman 1980 - CD o CD burner/writer o the internet revolution mp3 psp iTunes youtube - understand the technical changes and the consumption of pop music
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Future of Music Industry collapsing music industry o more than 80% of recording sales decline in 2000 o physical market LP CD CD MP3 o digital market (including mobile) o free music? streaming, file sharing copyright o new market (positive side of new technology) self-releasing singles albums indie labels myspace and youtube - developing of advances technologies lead to more singers because it enables them to self-produces and promote themselves through the internet Other Ways of Consumption watching/listening to performances and MVs o radio, TV, MTV o concerts, shows, festival, club sing-a-long and amateur singing o karaoke Karaoke (“ emptying orchestra ”) (The Genesis of Karaoke - How the Combination of Technology and Music Evolve - Mitsui) sing-a-long system ( SAS )
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o music minus-one singles of kayokyoku (Japanese popular music) by Filipino inventor Roberto del Rosario (patent rights awarded in 2007) similar to a juke box with a microphone disadvantages: limited number of songs bulky machine that takes up great amount of space pace of wear and tear on record groves and needles was faster o karaoke machine by Daisuke Inoue in 1971 in Japan restaurants and hotel rooms o karaoke business (80s~) (how it evolved) karaoke bar - one stage performance with one singer and an audience karaoke box - karaoke room home theater like - “home version” of the karaoke bar, lounge, and club music TV video game, mobile, and the internet - it is a profitable business over Asia Karaoke Phenomenon karaoke phenomenon in Asia o #1 pastime activity o deadly entertainment “My Way Killings” in the Philippines My Rendition! My Turns!
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- it leads to violence between singers (argument over the way a particular song was sung) Karaoke in Japan it started out at a bar limited to adult men karaoke box karaoke goods: o instruments such as tambour to use along with the singing o all in one karaoke system microphone Karaoke Culture (Effects of Karaoke on Music in Japan - Ogawa) party = alcohol + singing o being forced to sing - taking karaoke lesson o amateur singing contest karaoke rules : (proper behavior) 1. must not sing 2 songs in succession a. it allows other the opportunity to sing
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course MUS 15 taught by Professor Palter during the Winter '07 term at UCSD.

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