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Definitely worthwhile reading if you are into internet sub-cultures and micro-genres. Grafton Tanner is a new voice very much worth listening to. The writing is, however, very clear and enjoyable reading.

As someone who

We mock it, we vilify it, but it owns us, bores us, and drains us. Vaporwave music can be created by anyone, alone, with a computer. It is an internet-born subgenre of anti-music, mashups of poorly executed samples remixed haphazardly by anonymous producers. Dragooned into running the show when the original organizer is hospitalized, local bookseller Claire Malloy finds herself in the midst of a barely controlled disaster.

Added to Claire's own love-life woes with local police detective Peter Rosen, things have never been worse. In other words, vaporwave is here to haunt us, to remind us of the discarded fragments of culture. His positions are well founded.

No musical talent, training or inspiration is necessary, and rarely is any evident. Farberville, Arkansas is playing host to its first ever mystery convention. Ours is a time of ghosts in machines, killing meaning and exposing the gaps inherent in the electronic media that pervade our lives.

Tanner rightly points out that while Americans live in fear of attack, of drugs, of crime. Nostalgia, capitalism, and the ghosts of pop culture. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.

Thinking is required if you venture here. The standard cinematic diet is of comic superheroes meant for teenage boys in the s. Grafton Tanner Grafton Tanner is a writer and musician from Georgia.

Popular culture In the age of

As someone who was already a fan of vapourwave, this book struck me as a timely and incisive meditation with an unusual relevance to my own listening habits. Popular culture In the age of global capitalism, vaporwave celebrates and undermines the electronic ghosts haunting the nostalgia industry. Unlike the world of social media, these artists actually had to get together. It all boils down to rampant, uncontrolled capitalism.

The book also comes with a handy discography of vapourwave music with plenty of albums I've never heard of. He acknowledges and appreciates pop culture critics from the Left.