Author: Thomas Moore

Tom Moore Ethnography in Progress

What is popular music? The answer is obvious: music that is popular. Despite that, its shorthand form, “pop music,” draws an almost entirely different image to mind. “Pop music” is bubblegum, commercial, formulaic, etc. yet that definition leaves a massive divide between commercial music and ‘high-art’ music. In between is the creative work of many people who are neither exclusively… Read more →