By Jodie TaylorWell known tune has regularly been a dynamic mediator of gender and sexuality, and a effective website of uprising, oddity and queerness. The transformative ability of music-making, functionality and intake is helping us to make feel of id and permits us to glimpse otherworldliness, arousing the political mind's eye. With an activist voice that's impassioned but adherent to scholarly rigour, Playing it Queer offers an unique and compelling ethnographic account of the connection among renowned song, queer self-fashioning and (sub)cultural world-making.
This ebook starts with a accomplished survey and important overview of suitable literatures on queer id and political debates in addition to well known tune, id and (sub)cultural variety. Contextualised inside an in depth background of queer sensibilities and artistic practices, together with camp, drag, genderfuck, queercore, feminist track and membership cultures, the author’s wealthy empirical experiences of neighborhood performers and translocal scenes in detail trap the which means and price of well known musics and (sub)cultural variety in daily queer lives.