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Australian Independent Music and the Experience Economy

Chapter

Abstract

Australian independent music has, from the 1970s, shifted from a commodity-based economy with a focus on the sale of recordings, into the experience economy, particularly with a greater contemporary focus on live performance. Performance however is only one aspect of only one dimension of the overall experience of independent music within the experience economy. Explored here are numerous further aspects within four dimensions; musical, sociological, sensorial and digital, that each interconnect and overlap with one another to form the contemporary experience of Australian independent music.

Keywords

Australian independent music Experience economy Dimensions of independent music 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Creative ArtsJames Cook University TownsvilleTownsvilleAustralia

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