Part 1: Re-Appraising the Mainstream 1. Making Sense of the Mainstream 2. Queer Dissonances, Lesbian Music Cultures and Multiple Mainstreams Part 2: Perceptions of the Mainstream 3. The Commercial Success of Grunge and the Contradictions of the Mainstream 4. Negotiating the Mainstream from Within: Young Girls' Understandings of Pop Music Part 3: Historicising the Mainstream 5. Elvis goes Hollywood: Authenticity, Resistance, Commodification and the Mainstream 6. 'It Ain't Necessarily So': Gender, the Popular Music Mainstream and England in the 1960s 7. Historicizing the Mainstream of the Late 1960s: Don Kirshner, The Monkees, and the Archies Part 4: Production, Aesthetics and the Mainstream 8. 'Sounds Like an Official Mix': The Mainstream Aesthetics of Amateur Remix Production 9. Jumping a Moving Gate: Local Conceptions of Overseas and Latent Technological Imperialism 10. The Clarity of Distance: Australian Independent Music in a Time of Digital Revolution Part 5: The Mainstream and Vernacular Culture 11. Off the Beaten Track: Vernacular and Mainstream in New Zealand Tramping Club Singing 12. The 'Mainstream', Portable Music Devices and 'Public' and 'Private' Social Life 13. Cheesy Listening: Popular Music and Ironic Listening Practices
Sarah Baker is a senior lecturer at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. She is the author of Creative Labour: Media Work in Three Cultural Industries (with David Hesmondhalgh).Andy Bennett is Professor of Cultural Sociology and Director of the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. He has authored and edited numerous books including Popular Music and Youth Culture, Cultures of Popular Music, Remembering Woodstock, and Music Scenes (with Richard A. Peterson).Jodie Taylor is a Research Fellow at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. She is the author of Playing it Queer: Popular Music, Identity and Queer World-making.