Music Talk on J-Pop and DiYFebruary 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library Room 306 (third floor)
"RECONSIDERING THE IDEOLOGY OF CREATIVITY IN J-POP AND DIY POLITICS IN THE DIGITAL AGE" by guest professor Dr. YOSHITAKA MŌRI (Tokyo University of the Arts). Prof. Mōri revisits the ideology of creativity to examine the latest J-pop music in the 2010s, in particular, after the arrival of vocaloid culture. He also critically discusses post-capitalist sentiments and DIY culture which have appeared in contemporary digital music culture in Japan.
Music and Asian Studies, Mānoa Campus
Ricardo D Trimillos, 808 956-6085, email@example.com