All by Myself: Essays on the Single-Artist Rock Album by Steve Hamelman

By Steve Hamelman

Thriving inside a slender area of interest in rock track is the recording on which one artist composes, performs, sings and infrequently produces every one tune. As a show off of person attempt and ability, the single-artist rock album has been followed by means of artists comparable to Neil younger, Stevie ask yourself, and Prince to provide special additions to their discographies.

To this kind of album, Steve Hamelman has affixed the label AlphaSoloism. In All on my own: Essays at the Single-Artist Rock Album, 11 students discover 11 assorted albums, either famous and vague, published among 1970 and 2011. Their essays light up aesthetic, technical, and theoretical parts that distinguish AlphaSolo recordings from traditional ones.In addition to offering ancient heritage on studio, reside, unique, and canopy recordings published among the 1970 to the current, the essays discover questions of goal, craft, functionality, and reception.

All through Myself marks the AlphaSolo subgenre’s second of beginning as a musical classification and educational box. To date, no research exists in this specified style of music-making, and All by way of Myself serves as a decision for destiny investigations into this current and starting to be phenomenon in rock culture.

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