What's Goin' On

Curated by Rosaleen Rhee

Review | The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies. Edited by Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. [624 pp., illus. ISBN: 978-01-953-8894-7].

Reviewed by Guillaume Heuguet / Université Paris Sorbonne

 

Review | Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse: Popular Music and the Staging of Brazil

Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse: Popular Music and the Staging of Brazil. By Daniel B. Sharp. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 2014. [159 pp. ISBN 9780819575029. Paperback $27.95, $80.00 Hardcover, Ebook $21.99].

Reviewed by Andrea Douglass / University of Massachusetts Boston

Introducing the New 2017 Team

Happy 2017, fellow ethnomusicologists and music scholars! My name is Otto Stuparitz and I am excited to become the Editor-in-Chief for Volume 21 of Ethnomusicology Review. Being involved with the journal as an associate editor for two Sounding Board sections and as part of the Editorial Board, I appreciate the importance of having an enthusiastic team of editors to co-create with me as we put together a new volume.

Call for Papers: Ethnomusicology Review Volume 21

Call for Papers:
Ethnomusicology Review is now accepting 

Review | Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt. By Daniel J. Gilman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. [256 pp. ISBN 978-0-8166-8928-6. Paperback $25.00, cloth $75.00].

 

Reviewed by Darci Sprengel  / University of California, Los Angeles

Review | The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts

The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts. By David Atkinson. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2014. [228 pp. ISBN 978-1-78374-027-7. Paperback £17.95].

Reviewed by Lucy Wright / University of Sheffield

 

Review | ¡Corrido!: The Living Ballad of Mexico’s Western Coast

¡Corrido!: The Living Ballad of Mexico’s Western Coast. By John H. McDowell. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015. [456 pp. ISBN:978-0-8263-3743-6. Hardcover $55.00].

 

Reviewed by Alejandro García Sudo / University of California, Los Angeles

Review | We, the Multitude of Losers: Saul Williams’ Martyr Loser King

We, the Multitude of Losers: Saul Williams’ Martyr Loser King

Reviewed by Ben Dumbauld / City University of New York

 

Review| Longing for the Past: The 78 rpm Era in Southeast Asia

Longing for the Past: The 78 rpm Era in Southeast Asia, Edited by David Murray with Essays and Annotations by Jason Gibbs, David Harnish, Terry E. Miller, David Murray, Sooi Beng Tan, and Kit Young. Atlanta: Dust-To-Digital, 2013. [272 pp. ISBN-13: 9781938922572, Hardcover: $57.50].

 

Reviewed by Meghan Hynson / Duquesne University

 

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