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Creativities, Innovation, and Networks in Garage Punk Rock: A Cast Study of the Eruptors

Abstract The two authors are members of punk rock trio the Eruptörs. Both also teach in higher education – one in popular music, and the other in management and marketing. Writing from experience in the Eruptörs, we present a case study of the band, and draw on theoretical perspectives from our respective, intersecting fields to explore the Eruptörs’ entrepreneurship, collaborations, networks, and creativities in the “DIY” underground punk rock scene. The paper provides cross-disciplinary insights into internal and external cultures of the Eruptörs. Proposing this as a teaching case, the authors conclude that students, scholars, and practitioners in music education, popular music studies, and related disciplines and fields involving entrepreneurship... (more)
Created Date 2015-02-15
Contributor Smith, Gareth Dylan (Author) / Gillett, Alex (Author)
Subject arts entrepreneurship / punk rock / innovation
Series Artivate, Vol 4, No 1 (2015)
Type Text, Peer-reviewed
Extent 13 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions School of Film, Dance and Theatre
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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