Gear Acquisition Syndrome: Consumption of Instruments and Technology in Popular Music, Jan-Peter Herbst and Jonas Menze (2021) | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 8, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2052-3998
  • E-ISSN: 2052-4005


Review of: , Jan-Peter Herbst and Jonas Menze (2021)

Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield Press, 282 pp.,

ISBN 978-1-86218-184-7, p/bk, £25.00

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