Countering MTV Influence in Indonesia and Malaysia

Countering MTV Influence in Indonesia and Malaysia
Date of publication:  2012
Publisher:  Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Number of pages:  278
Code:  BM445
Soft Cover
ISBN: 9789814345231
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This book discusses three major elements - MTV, the Music of Malaysia, and the Music of Indonesia - and how these three interact in the modern cultural setting. The research objective behind the book was to study the impact of globalization, in the form of the MTV onslaught on the youth musical culture and identities of Indonesia and Malaysia, and to determine what theoretical basis could explain the new cultural products which have risen in response to this process. The book goes on to examine whether the nasyid and irama Malaysia music genres in Malaysia and dangdut in Indonesia are part of this process and how it is achieved


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