Made in Poland

Studies in Popular Music

Edited by Patryk Galuszka


December 2019 | Routledge

 

Introduction

Polish Popular Music and Its Research: Filling the Gaps

PATRYK GALUSZKA


 

Part I: Born in the PRL: Popular Music in People’s Republic of Poland

1. No Country for Sheer Entertainment: Cultural Politics of Socialist Poland, Its Conceptual Scheme, and Vision of Popular Music

RENATA PASTERNAK-MAZUR

2. Rock and politics in People’s Republic of Poland

ANNA IDZIKOWSKA-CZUBAJ

3. Against the Mainstream. Music and the Polish Alternative Culture of the 1980s

MAREK JEZIŃSKI


 

Part II: Documenting Change and Continuity in Music Scenes and Institutions

4. Polish Psychedelic Rock: A Game of Appearances

MARCIN MICHALAK

5. “Lipstick on the Glass”: A Cultural Studies Perspective on the Female Artists of the National Festival of Polish Song in Opole

MATEUSZ TORZECKI and ŁUKASZ SŁOŃSKI

6. Deserters with a Chance of Success: Polish Punks Before and After 1989

MARTA MARCINIAK

7. Microlabels. The Modern Popular Culture Niches in Poland

TOMASZ MISIAK and SZYMON NOŻYŃSKI

8. Independent from What Exactly? Polish Recording Industry in the 1990s

PATRYK GALUSZKA and KATARZYNA M. WYRZYKOWSKA


 

Part III: Polishness and Its Discontents: Music, Identity and Critique

9. Between Artistic Freedom and National Pride: Dance Houses Movement and Folk Music in Poland

WALDEMAR KULIGOWSKI

10. The Making of Polish Hip-Hop: Music, Nationality, and the Limits of Hegemony

ARTUR SZARECKI

11. Sandwiches with Cash and the Scent of God: Mister D. and the Post-Transformational Criticism of Polishness

KONRAD SIERZPUTOWSKI

12. Disco Polo Music. The Agency and Modernization of the Polish Province

ZIEMOWIT SOCHA

13. Polish Music in British Nightclubs. Examining How Nostalgic Longing Brought Disco Polo and Polish Hip-Hop to the United Kingdom

KAMILA RYMAJDO


 

Coda

14. Polish Popular Music Beyond the Borders of Poland

EWA MAZIERSKA


 

Afterword

15. “Music as the binder”: A Conversation with Macio Moretti