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Rockism

Definition of the noun Rockism

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noun

  1. [derogatory] A kind of music snobbery that views rock music as normative and values music with "authentic" production values over modern "manufactured" and electronic forms.

Explanation

Rockism is a term referring to perceived biases in popular music criticism. The fundamental tenet of rockism is that some forms of popular music, and some musical artists, are more authentic than others.

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Google previewI Must Not Think Bad Thoughts (2012)

by Mark Dery

Rockism means idolizing the authentic old legend (or underground hero) while mocking the latest pop star; lionizing punk while barely tolerating disco; loving the live show and hating the music video; extolling the growling performer while ...

Google previewDa Capo Best Music Writing 2005 (2005)

The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Hip-hop, Jazz, Pop, Country, & More by J. T. LeRoy

Rockism means idolizingtheauthentic old legend(or undergroundhero) whilemocking the latest popstar; lionizing punk while barely tolerating disco; loving the live showand hating the music video; extolling the growling performer while hating ...

Google previewAppetite for Self-Destruction (2009)

The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age by Steve Knopper

Sanneh wrote, “Rockism means idolizing the authentic old legend (or underground hero) while mocking the latest pop star; lionizing punk while barely tolerating disco; loving the live show and hating the music video; extolling the growling ...

Google previewThe Rock History Reader (2007)

by Theo Cateforis

Rockism means idolizing the authentic old legend (or underground hero) while mocking the latest pop star; lionizing punk while barely tolerating disco; loving the live show and hating the music video; extolling the growling performer while ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

Rockism Inherent in a discussion of gender and the music industry is a debate among music critics about the differences that are heard and seen in the making and performing of rock versus pop music. Rock music, as described by critics, ...

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