The Ninety One Series |||
The Ninety One Series
Part 11: Conclusion So in this series we’ve picked up the whole idea of idol pop like we would a Magic 8 Ball, jiggled it and tried to see what answers it would give Nov 24, 2020
Part 11: Conclusion Nov 24, 2020 So in this series we’ve picked up the whole idea of idol pop like we would a Magic 8 Ball, jiggled it and tried to see what answers it would give Part 10: Ninety One as Nazarbayevean Realists Nov 20, 2020 By this point you’ve sampled quite a bit of Ninety One’s oeuvre. You’ve seen them be goofy and defiant, and anguished, and uncertain to nearly the Part 9: Ninety One Went to Xinjiang Nov 17, 2020 So if you’re an Eaglez, or just a fan of staying on topic, you might well be annoyed with me right now. The last three essays have circled around Part 8: Starlust, the Sasaeng, and the Servant Nov 13, 2020 Reader, I have to admit I cheated a little back in Part 5. When I was telling you about 91, the dour docudrama about Ninety One’s first year and a Part 7: Theodor Adorno vs. the Poptimists vs. Zhanar Dugalova Nov 10, 2020 Kazakhstan is apparently not the easiest place to get CDs printed. Physical copies exist of Aiyptama and Qarangy Zharyq; the latter actually had an Part 6: But Maybe Our Faves Are Awful Nov 6, 2020 In the midst of writing this series I had a conversation with a fellow American academically-minded Eaglez, who has been developing her own network Part 5: The Loyalties of Little Fresh Meat Nov 3, 2020 In the previous essay I described how Ninety One is in part a project of using idol pop to promote Kazakhstan. But Ninety One is still a pop group Part 4: Bring Them the Head of Kenesary Khan Oct 30, 2020 In the previous essay I noted that not all of Ninety One’s videos, including the goofy non-musical one-offs, come with English subtitles. A glorious Part 3: Idol Pop and the Languages of Love Oct 27, 2020 In the previous essay I explained how Ninety One has taken part in (and taken advantage of) the longstanding idol-pop tradition, which over the Part 2: The Art of Adorkable Oct 23, 2020 So in the previous essay I introduced you to idol pop and promised to discuss how it works, how it’s gained traction over time and across oceans, Part 1: Introduction Oct 20, 2020 Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about idol pop and its power. Which may say something unflattering about me. Idol pop is a subset of pop music, and