Media Studies 330W–Philip Louie-Fall 2010

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Entries for November, 2010

Points of Interest: Collins Essay (extra blog post)

Collins talks about how the music industry and the video game industry is mixing together. Personally a video game without music isn’t really an entertaining game.  The article was interesting because she talks about video games which is another of my favorite hobbies to do on my down time or during the breaks between semesters. […]

Revised Musical Analysis Assignment

Musical Analysis Song: Violet Hill by Coldplay Violet Hill (single) Artwork Click here to listen to the song: Violet Hill (audio) Coldplay is one of the leading alternative bands in the music industry.  Winners of 7 Grammys and having 20 Grammy nominations, the band is widely accepted amongst music lovers including myself.  They managed to have […]

Savage, Young, Ferris Articles :Points of Interest (Journal #6)

Continuing with 1970s era this week, many aspects of punk were talked about. It was thoroughly interesting to read about the punk culture and how hardcore fans reacted to this style and co-culture.  Punk musicians like the Sex Pistols were very rebellious, and had views of the world very uncharacteristic of other genres like rock, […]

Millard (pgs.308-12, Chaps. 15 & 17), Dyer/Lawrence articles: Points of Interest Journal Post #5

In this week’s readings, specifically the theme of disco, rap, and technologies in the 1970s were well discussed. For my latest journal, I would like to share my thoughts on the Millard text and the articles by Dyer and Lawrence. Disco became popular in the 1970s.  This unique musical genre impacted the music industry and […]


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