What's Goin' On

Curated by Rosaleen Rhee

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


Thank you and Goodbye to our Associate Editor, Dean Reynolds

Greetings everyone! I hope May is coming to a fruitful end for all of you. 

Review | Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War

Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War. By Jonathan Pieslak. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009. [240 pp. ISBN: 978-0-253-22087-5. Paperback: $21.95; EBook $18.65].

Reviewed by Matthew Sumera / University of Minnesota


Introducing the 2016 Editorial Team

Greetings everyone and Happy March! 


Call for Associate Editors

Ethnomusicology Review (ER) is looking for Associate Editors to curate Sounding Board’s Space is the Place and Crossing Borders.

Call for Reviewers

Ethnomusicology Review (ER) is seeking to expand its circle of scholars for book reviews and extends an invitation in particular to music scholars and graduate students in Ethnomusicology, Musicology, Sound Studies, Jazz and Popular Music studies to submit a book review to our Journal.  


"Sounding Board" is intended as a space for scholars to publish thoughts and observations about their current work. These postings are not peer reviewed and do not reflect the opinion of Ethnomusicology Review. We support the expression of controversial opinions, and welcome civil discussion about them. We do not, however, tolerate overt discrimination based on race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or religion, and reserve the right to remove posts that we feel might offend our readers.
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