IASPM@Journal

IASPM@Journal is the peer-reviewed open-access e-journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) –– its members are invited to register and publish. Click here for a copy of the CFP (in several languages) and Style Guide.

Announcements

 

Update: IJ 8/1 (2018) - Gender Politics in the Music Industry

 
This special issue focuses on Gender Politics in the Music Industry. It contains special issue articles from Kara Attrep, Toby Bennett, Cecilia Björck and Åsa Bergman, Helen Reddington, Cécile Navarro, Charity Marsh, and Caroline O'Sullivan as well as an open section article from Adrian Sledmere. The review section consists of reviews from Liam Alan Maloy, Verónica Dávila, Nabeel Zuberi. Derek B. Scott, Nicholas P Greco, and Laura Niebling.
Click here to access this issue.
 
Posted: 2018-08-20
 

Update: IJ 7/2 (2017) - Practice-Led and Practice-Based Popular Music Studies

 
Special issue editor: Rupert Till

A special issue dedicated to popular music focused practice based and led research. With compositions/articles by Paul Wolinski, Peter Gavin Long, Toby Martin, Martin Kamil Koszolsko and Brendan Anthony. Click here to access this issue.
 
Posted: 2017-12-20
 

Open CFP: Research Work at IASPM

 
In addition to special issue sections, the journal publishes ongoing scholarly and research work by IASPM members. Click here for a copy of the Open CFP (in several languages) and Style Guide.  
Posted: 2018-06-04 More...
 

Update: IJ 7/1 (2017) – Pop Life: The Popular Music Biopic

 
Guest Editor: Matthew Bannister

A special issue examining biopics of popular music artists, raising questions regarding the genealogy of the genre, remediation, authorship, identity and stardom, with articles by Jonathan Stewart, Benjamin Halligan and Liam Maloy; Maurizio Corbella; Ewa Mazierska; Bridget Sutherland and Paul Judge and Marcus O’Dair. Click here to access the issue.
 
Posted: 2017-10-29
 

Update: IJ 6/2 (2016) – Perspectives on Popular Music and Sound Recording

 
Special Issue Editors: Samantha Bennett, Eve Klein
A special issue that addresses the multiple relationships between popular music and sound recording in the construction of popular music and its cultures, with articles by Samantha Bennett, Eve Klein, Landon Palmer, Brett D. Lashua, Paul Thompson, Lori Burns, Gregory Weinstein, Maarten Michielse, and Alexander C. Harden. Click here to access the issue.

Additional Editors: Hillegonda C Rietveld, Jacopo Tomatis, Sarah E Raine, William Echard, Carlo Nardi
 
Posted: 2016-12-30
 

Update: IJ 6/1 (2016) – New Directions in Music Fan Studies

 
Special Issue Editors: Koos Zwaan, Mark Duffett

A special issue regarding changes in popular music fandom and the new methodologies that the study of this subject, with articles by Toija Cinque, Sean Redmond, Marion Wasserbauer, Alexander Dhoest, Pilar Lacasa, Laura Méndez Zaballos, Julián de la Fuente Prieto, Simone Driessen, Bethan Jones, Chris Anderton and Gayle Stever. Plus an article by Rob Ahler, as well as a selection of book reviews. Click here to access the issue.

Additional Editors: William Echard, Carlo Nardi, Sarah E Raine, Hillegonda C Rietveld, Jacopo Tomatis
 
Posted: 2016-11-07
 
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Vol 8, No 1 (2018): Gender Politics in the Music Industry

This special issue focuses on Gender Politics in the Music Industry. It contains seven special issue articles, one open section article, and six book reviews.
Kara Attrep examines venues owned and curated by female proprietors; Toby Bennett analyzes discourses on gender inequality in contemporary UK music industries; Cecilia Björck and Åsa Bergman pay attention to the representation of women at jazz festivals in Sweden and the US; Helen Reddington sheds light on gender aspects in studio work via the concept of ventriloquism; Cécile Navarro explores the glocal intricacies of gender politics in music on the example of the Urban Women Week festival in Senegal; Charity Marsh analyzes the potential of community-based arts projects to challenge the gendered power dynamics of the music industries; Caroline O'Sullivan presents an ethnographic research on the dance and indie scenes in Dublin in the pre and post Social Media era.
In the open section of this issue, Adrian Sledmere attempts to deploy the Gothic in relation to Amy Winehouse. The review section consists of reviews from Liam Alan Maloy, Verónica Dávila, Nabeel Zuberi. Derek B. Scott, Nicholas P Greco, and Laura Niebling.

Editor
Dr Bernhard Steinbrecher

Assistant Editor
Raquel Campos

Special Issue Editors
Dr Sarah Raine
Dr Catherine Strong

Additional Editors
Dr Emília Barna
Dr William Echard
Dr D. Ferrett
Dr Barbara Lebrun
Dr tobias C. van Veen
Dr Koos Zwaan

Review Editor
Dr Sarah Raine

Layout Editor
Raquel Campos

Table of Contents

Editorial

Bernhard Steinbrecher
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1
Catherine Strong, Sarah Raine
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2-8

Articles – Special Issue

Kara Attrep
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9-23
Toby Bennett
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24-41
Cecilia Björck, Åsa Bergman
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42-58
Helen Reddington
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59-73
Cécile Navarro
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74-87
Charity Marsh
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88-102
Caroline Ann O'Sullivan
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103-116

Articles – Open Section

Adrian Howard Sledmere
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117-135

Reviews

Liam Alan Maloy
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136-139
Verónica Dávila
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140-142
Nabeel Zuberi
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143-145
Derek B. Scott
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146-147
Nicholas P Greco
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148-150
Laura Niebling
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151-153