Vibe Merchants offers an insideras perspective on the development of Jamaican popular music. This rare perspective focuses on the actual details of music making practice, rationalised in the context of the economic and creative forces that locally drive music production. By focusing on the work of audio engineers and musicians, recording studios and recording models, Ray Hitchins highlights a music creation methodology that has been acknowledged as being different to that of Europe and North America. The book leads to a broadening of our understanding of how Jamaican Popular Music emerged, developed and functions.in addition, the new instruments required the user to provide private transport to and from the studio at a time when the ... of motor vehicles. cars could only be purchased through a licensing system and the cost of a local vehicle was between two ... that the user had proficient literacy skills and the ability to interpret the often complex user manuals that were provided ... create and arrange music as a studio musician, but was now required to invest significant sums of money in acquiringanbsp;...
|Title||:||Vibe Merchants: The Sound Creators of Jamaican Popular Music|
|Author||:||Dr Ray Hitchins|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-08-28|