Recorded Music and Media Formats

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for MEDIA 331.


Cultural studies of the sounds and significance of popular recorded music through the media formats in which it has been manufactured, distributed and consumed. Provides a critical introduction to the role of technologies and industries, studios and producers, musicians, music scenes and everyday listening in relation to vinyl records, radio, cassettes, CDs, the MP3 and streaming music.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for MEDIA 331.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Nabeel Zuberi


MEDIA 331: 15 points


30 points at Stage II in Media, Film and Television or Anthropology


FTVMS 229, FTVMS 331, MEDIA 229