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Illusion

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1964 in Long Island, New York, USA, the Illusion were a locally popular band in the same ‘blue-eyed soul’ scene that also produced more world-famous bands such as ...

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Epilogue

Gavin Steingo.

in Kwaito's Promise

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 3055 words.

A brief epilogue reflects on the book’s theoretical contributions and offers concluding remarks. In particular, it returns to the notion of music or aesthetics as an “illusion” and...

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Kwaito's Promise

Gavin Steingo.

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 327 pages.

This book examines kwaito, a form of electronic music that emerged alongside the democratization of South Africa in the mid-1990s and came to represent the voice of the black youth in the...

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