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Deadness: technologies of the intermundane

By Benjamin Piekut and Jason Stanyek

Abstract

Posthumous duets—performances involving a dead singer and a living one—have become ubiquitous in popular music. As the case of Natalie and Nat “King” Cole’s “Unforgettable” makes clear, all sound recording harnesses the productive capacities of both living and dead, patterned through specific forms of co-laboring, or “deadness.

Topics: M1
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:151363
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