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For this assessment task students are required to prepare an analytical written report.

Select at least five (5) online or off-line articles, by five different authors and three (3) other sources (interviews, audio tracks, pictures, films, video clips etc.), that are related to your specialised area of interest (as defined by the Creative Project 2 topic).

The material should be selected carefully. Primarily seminal documents of influential authors should be considered. They must be appropriate, authoritative and relevant demonstrating differing perspectives (or opinions) on the specific topic.

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CONTEMPORARY POPULAR MUSIC :

Music Makers: Popular Culture in Music Education – Popular Music in the Classroom: Where to Begin? – Sarah Morrison [Accessed: 07.12.11]

The Great Pop Boom – Herrera & Trust [Accessed: 07.12.11]

“Popular Music and Society” and the Evolving Discipline of Popular Music Studies – Gary Burns [Accessed: 10.12.11]

“Now We’re on the Top, Top of the Pops”: The Performance of “Non-Mainstream” Music on “Billboard’s” Albums Charts, 1981-2001 – Jim Sernoe [Accessed: 10.12.11]

Radio Friendly: Part 2 – Kevin Sinclair [Accessed: 11.12.11]

DEFINING THE MELODIC “HOOK”:

The Persistence of Musical Memories: A Descriptive Study of Earworms – Bartlett & Hapbern [Accessed: 29.11.11]

Centaur Reading – Earworms (“stuck song syndrome”): Towards a Natural History of Intrusive Thoughts – Beaman and Williams [Accessed: 30.11.11]

The Selling Power of Song: Catalog Evergreens Pop Up as Jingles in Increasing Numbers – Lichtman [Accessed: 30.11.11]

A Typology of ‘Hooks’ in Popular Records [Accessed: 07.12.11]

THE “HOOK” FORMULA:

Two-and-a-Half Centuries in the Life of a Hook – Mercer Taylor [Accessed: 26.11.11]

Effect of Music Training and Musical Complexity on Focus of Attention to Melody or Harmony – Williams [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Music Makers: åSong Structure – Farish [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Factors of Musical Perception – Three Points of View – Cuddy, Keane & Zuk [Accessed: 11.12.11]

Melodic Contour Similarity Using Folk Melodies – Mark Schmuckler [Accessed: 12.12.11]

MISCELLANEOUS:

The Basics – Pentatonic Scales [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Reviews: “This Is Pop: In Search of the Elusive at Experience Music Project,” Edited by Eric Weisbard [Accessed: 25.11.11]

The Effect of Pattern Recognition and Tonal Predictability on Sight-Singing Ability [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Soloing: The Importance of Melody [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Keyboards: Getting Outside the Tonality While Staying Inside the Melody–Part 1 [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Sign on the Dotted Void: Peppy Songs with Hooks and Beats – the New Underground Craze! [Accessed: 06.12.11]

JYU Academia.edu – Melodic and Contextual Similarity of Folk Song Phrases [Accessed: 30.11.11]

WEB LINKS

Philipp Tagg’s Online Texts [Accessed: 06:11:11]

Share Ranks.com – Best Song Hooks [Accessed: 25.11.11]

RollingStone.com – 500 Greatest Songs of All Time [Accessed: 25.11.11]

The Telegraph.co.uk – 100 Greatest Songs of All Time [Accessed: 25.11.11]

Songwriter’s Resource Guide [Accessed: 01.12.11

WEB VIDEOS

World Science Festival.com – Bobby McFerrin Hacks Your Brain With Music [Accessed: 24.11.11]

World Science Festival.com – Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus [Accessed: 25.11.11]

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Write a reflective logbook for the BCM130.1 Practical Project (Web Site). Provide a production overview and a critical analysis of the process of the creation of the Web Site. It is important that key creative and technical decisions that were made during the production are highlighted and examined through a reflective analysis of the project.

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION

REFERENCES

Burruss, L. 2009, Creating a CSS style Guide: Hands-On Training (streaming audio: FLV) [online], Lynda Online Training Library. Available from: http://www.lynda.com/CSS-tutorials/creating-a-style-guide-hands-on-training/758-2.html [Accessed: 23.03.2011]

Close Window 2011, [online], The JavaScript Source. Available from http://javascript.internet.com/page-details/close- window.html [Accessed: 26.05.11]

HTML Stretch Background Image 2011, [online], Quack It. Available from: http://www.quackit.com/html/codes/ html_stretch_background_image.cfm [Accessed: 26.05.11]

King, E. 2011, Auto-centering Popup Window [online], Dynamic Drive. Available from: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ dynamicindex8/autocenter.htm [Accessed: 26.05.11]

Lowery, J. 2011, Dreamweaver CS5: Getting Started with HTML5 (streaming audio: FLV) [online], Lynda Online Training Library. Available from: http://www.lynda.com/Dreamweaver-CS5-tutorials/Getting-Started-with-HTML5/77851-2.html [Accessed: 25.03.2011]

Pinho, L.V. 2007, jQuery lightBox plugin (plugin: JavaScript) [online], jQuery. Available from http://leandrovieira.com/ projects/jquery/lightbox/# [Accessed: 26.05.2011]

Popup Windows: Targeting the Opener 2002, [online], HTML Code Tutorial. Available from: http:// www.htmlcodetutorial.com/linking/linking_famsupp_75.html [Accessed: 26.05.11]

Weinman, B. 2009, XHTML and HTML Essential Training (streaming audio: FLV) [online], Lynda Online Training Library. Available from: http://www.lynda.com/HTML-tutorials/xand-essential-training/47603-2.html?srchtrk=index %3A4%0Alinktypeid%3A2%0Aq%3Ahtml%0Apage%3A1%0As%3Arelevance%0Asa%3Atrue%0Aproducttypeid%3A2 [Accessed: 18.03.2011]

Williamson, J. 2010, Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training (streaming audio: FLV) [online], Lynda Online Training Library. Available from: http://www.lynda.com/Dreamweaver-CS5-tutorials/essential-training/58712-2.html?srchtrk=index %3A7%0Alinktypeid%3A2%0Aq%3Ajames%20williamson%0Apage%3A1%0As%3Arelevance%0Asa%3Atrue %0Aproducttypeid%3A2 [Accessed: 03.04.2011]

Select a well known artist, producer/director or a ‘key thinker’ as the subject for the presentation. The person that you choose must have had an identifiable influence on contemporary society and/or the media industry (E.g. Music/Film). In your analysis you need to provide specific examples that illustrate their influence. Students must clearly characterize the individuals “point of view” by making reference to key concepts and theories that have been covered in the unit.

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ALBUM REVIEWS:

In Rainbows Review – Guardian.co.uk [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – EW.com [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – Pitchfork.com [Accesses: 27.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – Dusted Magazine.com [Accessed: 29.12.2010]

In Rainbows Review – Almost Cool.org [Accessed: 29.12.2010]

RADIOHEAD BIO:

8Notes.com [Accessed 23.01.2011]

All Music.com [Accessed 23.01.2011]

Musician Guide.com [Accessed 23.01.2011]

WEB LINKS:

Radiohead – w.a.s.t.e. central [Accessed: 30.01.2011]

Radiohead – Dead Air Space – Blogsite [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

Pay What You Want For This Article – New York Times [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

David Byrne and Thom Yorke on the Real Value of Music [Accessed: 24.12.2010]

Radiohead: Exclusive Interview – NME.com (Part 1) [Accessed: 25.12.2010]

Radiohead: Exclusive Interview – NME.com (Part 2) [Accessed: 25.12.2010]

Radiohead Says: Pay What You Want – TIME.com [Accessed: 25.12.2010]

Set Yourself Free – Index on Censorship [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Radiohead News – Yahoo Music [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Exclusive: Warner Chappell Reveals Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’ Pot of Gold [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Radiohead and In Rainbows – Pushing the boundaries in Publishing, too [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

EU Wants DRM Interoperability, Cross-Border Licensing To Bolster Content Sector [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Majority Download Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’ For Free [Accessed: 03.01.2011]

Why Give Away Music For Free [Accessed: 06.01.2011]

GUARDIAN.CO.UK LINKS

Bloggers ordered to remove Radiohead material [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

Radiohead’s bid to revive music industry: pay what you like to download albums [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

Piracy growing as fewer fans buy downloads [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

Music industry finds the solution to its pirate troubles – give everything away [Accesses: 28.12.2010]

These shoe-gazers are trailblazers [Accessed: 28.12.2010]

DOCUMENT LINKS:

Public consultation on “Content Online” 2009-2010 [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

Policy Paper on Creative Content Online [Accessed: 27.12.2010]

WIKI LINKS:

Radiohead [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

In Rainbows [Accessed: 20.12.2010]

SCRIBD LINKS:

[Accessed 25.01.2011]

VIDEO LINKS:

[Accessed: 20.12.2010]