Timothy D. Taylor
Timothy D. Taylor is a Professor in the Departments of Ethnomusicology and Musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to numerous articles on various musics, he is the author of Global Pop: World Music, World Markets (Routledge 1997), Strange Sounds: Music, Technology and Culture (Routledge 2001), and Beyond Exoticism: Western Music and the World (Duke University Press 2007). Two new books appeared in the spring of 2012: Music, Sound, and Technology in America: A Documentary History of Early Phonograph, Cinema, and Radio, co-edited with Mark Katz and Tony Grajeda, published by Duke University Press; and The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture, published by the University of Chicago Press. He is currently writing a book on music and capitalism for the Big Ideas in Music series for the University of Chicago Press.