Fast forward to the end: Stories of the cassette magazine

Willsteed, John (2015) Fast forward to the end: Stories of the cassette magazine. In Griffith Centre for Cultural Research: Youth Histories Symposium, 5 - 6 November 2015, Brisbane, Qld. (Unpublished)

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Although they made up a significant share of the retail music market from the 60s to the 90s, and were often used as promotional and marketing tools, cassettes became re-configured in the 80s as an integral component of cassette magazines. Binding sound, music, talk, text, visual art and design, they were a truly innovative interdisciplinary form.

This paper explores the history of these artefacts with particular emphasis on the Brisbane underground music scene of the late 70s and 80s, and discusses their significance in as a bridge between the music scene and art scenes of this period.

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ID Code: 94300
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Keywords: cassette mag, fanzine, Brisbane, punk, 1980s
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 John Willsteed
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2016 01:29
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2016 04:58

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