Phil Ford is the author of Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture. He previously taught at the University of Texas and Stanford University, where he was a fellow of the Stanford Humanities Fellows Program. His work deals with American popular music in the cold war, performance and auditory culture studies, and the intellectual history of counterculture. His work has appeared or will appear in Musical Quarterly, College Music Symposium, Jazz Perspectives, and Representations, and he is working on a book dealing with the hip sensibility in postwar music and sound.
Vulgar Modernism: Loren Glass’s “Counterculture Colophon”
Loren Glass’s Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde is one of those books that makes you wonder why no one thought of writing it already....