Music at the Borders

Music at the Borders

Not Drowning, Waving and Their Engagement with Papua New Guinean Culture
Philip Hayward
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 06/22/1998
ISBN: 978-0-861-96928-9
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The Australian rock band "Not Drowning, Waving" formed in Melbourne in 1983 and over the next decade recorded a series of inventive albums which attracted critical acclaim. Music at the Borders provides a detailed history of one remarkable facet of their career, their long-term engagement with the music and musicians of Papua New Guinea.

Author Bio

Philip Hayward, head of the Department of Media, Communication, and Music Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney and editor of Perfect Beat: The Pacific Journal of Research into Contemporary Music and Popular Culture, has written and edited several books including From Pop to Punk to Postmodernism and Future Visions.

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“The Australian rock band “Not Drowning, Waving” formed in Melbourne in 1983 and over the next decade recorded a series of inventive albums which attracted critical acclaim. Music at the Borders provides a detailed history of one remarkable facet of their career, their long-term engagement with the music and musicians of Papua New Guinea.”

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