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Author Ottosson, Åse,
Title Making aboriginal men and music in Central Australia / by Åse Ottosson.
Imprint London : Bloomsbury, 2016.

Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Music.
Music -- Australia -- Central Australia -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface; Multisited and gendered fieldwork ; Mongrel men and music ; Chapter 1 Real and imagined Aboriginal music, men and place; Framing Aboriginal music and men; Shifting terrains; Music and identity work as mediation; Music and identity; Men and masculinities; Indigenous masculinities; Masculinities and intercultural mediation; Mediating 'Real' Aboriginal men and music; Central Australia; Indigenous-settler relations and segregation; Aboriginal desert communities.
Persistent 'Othering'Ideological landscapes; Upcoming chapters; Chapter 2 Desert musics; Gospel influences; Country rules; 'Oldfella' country men; 'Real' country men; Desert rock and reggae; Papunya Rock and Warlpiri Reggae; Central Australian and Top End music; Central Australia and the South-east; Chapter 3 Music and men in the Aboriginal studio; A day at the studio; The studio blackfella sociality; The studio ethos -- 'Slack and Black'; Blackfella creativity and skills; Bush men playing the studio; Accruing blackfella male respect; Chapter 4 Men making the studio; 'Healthy' competition.
Blackfella congenialityBlackfella etiquette; Competing masculinities; Blackfella allegiance; Blackfella male studio vernacular; Studio sex -- between men; Tidy Aboriginality and modern black males; Chapter 5 Playing Aboriginal communities; Lajamanu Battle of the Bands; The oldfella acts; The hit and miss acts; The headline acts; And the winner is ... ; Competing Warlpiri men; Representing self and relatedness; The musical crafting of manhood; Performative mediations; Chapter 6 Blackfellas playing whitefella towns; Todd Tavern, saturday; Post-talk; Moving community and gender to town.
Performing place and people in townOrganizing town gigs; 'Too Much' blackfellas; Todd Tavern, Friday; Repairing musical image, restoring male respect; Mediating contradictions; Chapter 7 Touring blackfellas; To organize a blackfella tour; On the road; Narrating blackfella men in other blackfella places; Blackfella musicians in other places; Blackfella musical brotherhood imagery; Too much blackfella 'Others'; Blackfellas in whitefella places; Tensions and alterations; Blackfella modus operandi; Meetings of modus operandi; Exaggerating blackfellas and whitefellas; Open endings.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 29, 2015).
ISBN 9781474224642 (electronic bk.)
1474224644 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 926914940
Additional Format Print version: Ottosson,?se. Making Aboriginal Men and Music in Central Australia. London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2015 9781474224628.