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Songs about fucking: John Loder's southern studios and the construction of a subversive sonic signature

Bennett, Samantha


This article posits North London's Southern Studios and its late founding recordist John Loder as responsible for the construction of a sonically discernible production aesthetics befitting a subversive music. Blending phonomusicological work on the recording workplace and recordists, original ethnographic work, as well as tech-processual analyses of two key recordings, Crass’ “Do They Owe Us A Living?” and Big Black's “The Power of Independent Trucking,” this article elucidates the Southern...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Popular Music Studies
DOI: 10.1111/jpms.12209
Access Rights: Open Access


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