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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Announcing Music and Social Justice, a New Series from University of Michigan Press
By William Cheng and Andrew Dell’Antonio From Plato to Public Enemy, people have debated the relationship between music and justice, r...
Friday, October 6, 2017
Quick Takes — “Still Playing Games”: Considering Musical Meaning in an Assassin’s Creed Origins Trailer
By Will Gibbons In the years since Gary Jules’s cover of “Mad World” graced an influential 2006 teaser , covers or edited versions of po...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Quick Takes — A Wrinkle in Sound? Teasing Madeleine L’Engle and Ava Duvernay
By James Deaville The teaser trailer to “A Wrinkle in Time” dropped eight months before cinematic release to high expectations a...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Quick Takes — Proud Mary: Musicalizing the Hitwoman
By Jacqueline Avila Sony Pictures Entertainment’s trailer for Proud Mary (2018, dir. Babak Najafi) begins with a stationary shot of...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Quick Takes — Run The Jewels and Roll The Credits: Borrowed Music in the Black Panther Trailer
By Loren Kajikawa The trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther , scheduled for release in February of 2018, makes use of a “trailerized” vers...
Monday, October 2, 2017
Quick Takes — Trailers for Coming Attractions (2018), or: The Trailer and the Cover Song
The trailer is one of the few forms of mediated advertising that the public actively seeks out, and, on occasion, even enjoys. When effe...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Musicology Now Welcomes New Editors
We are excited to announce that two new editors are joining the team at Musicology Now! Brandi Neal is a reformed band nerd and original...
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