Made in Taiwan

Studies in Popular Music

Edited by Eva Tsai, Tung-Hung Ho, Miaoju Jian


December 2019 | Routledge

 

Introduction

Problematizing and Contextualizing Taiwanese Popular Music

EVA TSAI, TUNG-HUNG HO and MIAOJU JIAN


 

1. Profiling a Postwar Trajectory of Taiwanese Popular Music: Nativism in Metamorphosis and Its Alternatives

TUNG-HUNG HO

2. Producing Mandopop in 1960s Taiwan: When a Prolific Composer Met a Pioneering Entrepreneur

SZU-WEI CHEN

3. The Development of the Indigenous “Mountain Music Industry” and “Mountain Songs” (1960-1970s): Production and Competition

KUO-CHAO HUANG

4. Entangled Identities: The Music and Social Significance of Hsu Shih—A Vanguard Composer of Taiyu Ballads

C.S. STONE SHIH

5. The Cultural Hybridity of Taiyu Pop Songs: The Case of Taiyu Covers of Japanese Tunes

YU-YUAN HUANG

6. Rock and Roll from Rest and Recreation (R&R)—the Collective Memory of the Aging Pop-Rock Lovers in Taiwan

MENG TZE CHU

7. Chrysanthemum Fields Forever: The Labor Exchange Band, Taiwanese Folk-Rock, and the LP Form

ANDREW F. JONES

8. How Taiwanese Students Learn: High School Extracurricular Clubs and the Making of Young Rock Musicians

CHI-CHUNG WANG

9. Tacky and World-Class—Hsieh Jin-yen, Taiwan EDM, and the Reinvigoration of Tai

EVA TSAI

10. Muscular Vernaculars: Braggadocio, “Academic Rappers,” and Alternative Hip-Hop Masculinity in Taiwan

HAO-LI LIN

11. Indie Music as Cool Ambassadors? Export-Oriented Cultural Policy in Taiwan, 2010-2017

YU-PENG LIN and HUI-JU TSAI

12. Multidimensionality of Chineseness in Taiwan’s Mandopop: Jay Chou’s China Wind Pop and the Transnational Audience

CHEN-YU LIN

13. “The Eternal Sweetheart for the Nation”: A Political Epitaph for Teresa Teng’s Music Journey in Taiwan

CHEN-CHING CHENG

14. How Taiwanese Indie Music Embraces the Worlds: Global Mandopop, East Asian DIY Networks, and the Translocal Entrepreneurial Promoters

MIAOJU JIAN


 

Afterword

15. Orbiting and Down-to-Earth: A Conversation with Lim Giong about His Music, Art, and Mind

MIAOJU JIAN, TUNG-HUNG HO with EVA TSAI