Tim Storhoff

Musicologist and Arts Administrator

Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Obama 2012 and Campaign Music for Marching Forward

In a followup to the last post, this entry picks apart music used by Democrats and how Barack Obama’s playlist summarizes his reelection campaign by providing a soundtrack for marching forward and refusing to look back.

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September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Romney/Ryan 2012 and the Nostalgia of Republican Campaign Music

Music has been used in Presidential campaigns since the days of Washington, and this year is no different. This post analyzes the music of the Romney/Ryan ticket, the unintentional controversies it has stirred up, and how it tries selling these candidates to voters through nostalgia.

September 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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