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Frontiers in Art Research, 2022, 4(9); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2022.040910.

Formation of Youth Subculture in Cyberspace in Pop Music: a Theoretical Framework


Li Jia

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Li Jia

College of Music, Shanxi Normal University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China


The goal of this study is to examine the theoretical underpinnings of the creation of adolescent subcultures in cyberspace via the medium of pop music. Cyberspace studies demonstrate a broad variety of individual norms and beliefs that revolve around the same core challenges faced by young people. It was one of the first attempts to evaluate how young people engage with popular music media that their portrayal of pop youth culture made one of the most important contributions. For this inquiry, a literature review was undertaken. This section explains the theoretical foundations that will be used to support this research's concepts in order to be able to read music texts in order to be able to understand youthful subcultural activities with justification. This research takes a closer look at one particular component of the phenomena to provide light on how today's youth use the Internet to engage in computer-mediated social life via music. Subcultural material may be disseminated digitally, but it is important to explain how the Internet serves as a subcultural resource and a way to appreciate popular music.


Cyberspace, Subcultural, Digital, Internet, Pop music

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Li Jia. Formation of Youth Subculture in Cyberspace in Pop Music: a Theoretical Framework. Frontiers in Art Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 9: 50-60. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2022.040910.


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