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Sex, Cannibals, and the Language of Cool: Indonesian Tales of the Phone and Modernity
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In Indonesia mobile technology has come at the end of 35 years of the Suharto regime, and in its aftermath an era of new openness. Expand
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Mobile religiosity in Indonesia; Mobilized Islam, Islamized mobility and the potential of Islamic techno nationalism
Modernity, while occurring at a global scale, is multiple in character. It is often lacking the central master-narratives formerly associated with the term modernity. In this contribution, I considerExpand
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Popular Music in Indonesia Since 1998, in Particular Fusion, Indie and Islamic Music on Video Compact Discs and the Internet
In this article we analyse some developments in the popular music of Indonesia, especially those that have occurred during the last five years. The concept of “popular music” in present-day IndonesiaExpand
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Tending the Spirit’s Shrine: Kanekes and Pajajaran in West Java
Les gens de Kanekes, connus egalement sous le nom de Baduy, a Banten (Java Ouest), de par leur association historique avec l’ancien royaume soundanais de Pajajaran, se considerent comme les gardiensExpand
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The Sound of Islam Southeast Asian Boy Bands
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Muslim boy-band music in Southeast Asia and the fear of the female voice
Religion, more often than not, equates the arts of seduction – whether in traditional performances or popular music – with immoral behaviour. The status of music and dance in the Islamic world,Expand
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Sonic discourses on Muslim Malay modernity: The Arqam sound
Not only has Nasyid music been successful in addressing questions about what it is to be a modern Muslim youth in Southeast Asia, reconciling piety with a “funky but shariah” consumerist lifestyle;Expand
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