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Finding the Huayno People: Music Radio, DJ Talk, and the Shape of the Andean Public

Finding the Huayno People: Music Radio, DJ Talk, and the Shape of the Andean Public

Chapter:
(p.146) (p.147) Five Finding the Huayno People: Music Radio, DJ Talk, and the Shape of the Andean Public
Source:
Gentleman Troubadours and Andean Pop Stars
Author(s):
Joshua Tucker
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226923970.003.0006

This chapter focuses on the radio, the main channel through which musical sound can be accessed and the key medium in promoting contemporary Ayacuchano huayno. It describes the role of radio broadcasting in shaping the public image and listenership of Ayacuchano huayno, and examines the ways in which the radio DJ’s on-air performances, musical ideologies, and broadcasting patterns shape huayno’s public meanings.

Keywords:   radio, Ayacuchano huayno, radio broadcasting, huayno, radio DJ, broadcasting

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