Taste clusters of music and drugs: evidence from three analytic levels.

  title={Taste clusters of music and drugs: evidence from three analytic levels.},
  author={Mike Vuolo and Christopher Uggen and Sarah Esther Lageson},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  volume={65 3},
This article examines taste clusters of musical preferences and substance use among adolescents and young adults. Three analytic levels are considered: fixed effects analyses of aggregate listening patterns and substance use in US radio markets, logistic regressions of individual genre preferences and drug use from a nationally representative survey of US youth, and arrest and seizure data from a large American concert venue. A consistent picture emerges from all three levels: rock music is… CONTINUE READING
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