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UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Miles White recordings (Thesis Tape: Hip Hop Demo), 1996
- White, Miles
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Miles White recordings (Thesis Tape: Hip Hop Demo)
- 1 items : EC - 1 vct (VHS, sp, stereo, color); DUB - 1 vct (VHS, sp, stereo, color); Duration: 1:00:05; thesis (Ethnomusicology Archives)
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- Tape accompanies Ethnomusicology M.A. thesis of Miles White; recorded in DJ B-Mello's studio in his Seattle, Washington apartment; originally recorded on Hi8 vct.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Miles White is a teacher, author, and ethnomusicologist from the United States. He earned his BA from The Colorado College and his MA and Ph.D from the University of Washington, Seattle. His areas of interest include ESL instruction, African American Culture, and American Popular Music. Throughout his career he has published multiple books and a variety of academic papers. He is currently an assistant professor in the English Language Studies department of Gyeongju University, South Korea.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Thesis title: "The High Fidelity Turntable System and the Creation of Hip Hop Music: An Organological Inquiry" (University of Washington, Seattle, Ethnomusicology Division, 1996)
Contents: DJ B-Mello demonstrates hip hop techniques of backspinning, altering speed, mixing, scratching, cutting, punch phrasing, bird chip, on/off, cross-fader, slip mat, and various cartridges.
Documentation: Photo-copy of video log
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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1997008-0001: Thesis Tape
1 videotape : VCT; Tracks: 1
Thesis Title: The High Fidelty Turntable System and the Creation of Hip Hop Music: an Organological Inquiry (University of Washington, 1996) Tape prepared to accompany the Ethnomusicology M. A. Thesis of Miles White. Video Recording contains examples of disc jockeys demonstrating the use of turntables in hip hop music.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Video recordings in ethnomusicology
- hip hop
- North America
- United States
Form or Genre Terms
- Video recordings
- B-Mello, DJ (performer)