Date of Award
Master of Arts in English Composition
Ramirez, Luz Elena
This study was to showed how popular music is used to create passive consumers driven by a need for instant gratification, rather than objective, active listeners. It then discusses how "conceptual progressive music", demonstrated my Porcupine Tree and Pink Floyd rebels against this mass culture nature.
McCulley-Mendoza, Bryan Michael, "Resisting the "Sound of Muzak": Alienating effects in conceptual progressive music" (2013). Theses Digitization Project. 4277.
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