Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 December 2019

224 Pages | 40 halftones

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190056650

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Switched On Pop

How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding

  • Based on a critically acclaimed podcast that has broken down hundreds of Top 40 songs since 2014
  • Explains the musical techniques behind 20 years of pop hits and why we love them
  • Reveals the surprising connections between contemporary pop music and musical styles from around the world and across history
  • 2021 PROSE Award Subject Category Winner for Music & the Performing Arts