Ethnomusicological And Other Favorite
By Jeremy Wallach

This list does not pretend to be comprehensive and PMSSEM members are invited to make additions.

Aparicio, Frances. 1998. Listening to salsa: Gender, Latin popular music, and Puerto Rican cultures. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England/Wesleyan University Press.

Araéjo, Samuel. 1988. Brega: Music and conflict in urban Brazil. Latin American Music Review/Revista de Mésica Latinoamericana 9 (1):50-89.

___. 1999. The politics of passion: The impact of bolero on Brazilian musical expressions. Yearbook for Traditional Music 31:42-56.

Atkins, E. Taylor. 2001. //Blue Nippon: Authenticating jazz in Japan. //Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

___, ed. 2003. Jazz Planet. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Averill, Gage. 2003. //Four parts, no waiting: A social history of American barbershop harmony. //New York: Oxford University Press.

Baulch, Emma. 2007. Making scenes: reggae, punk, and death metal in 1990s Bali. Durham: Duke University Press.

Berger, Harris M. 1999. Metal, rock, and jazz: perception and the phenomenology of musical experience. Hanover: University Press of New England.

___. 2009. Stance: Ideas about emotion, style, and meaning for the study of expressive culture. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.

Berger, Harris M., and Michael T. Carroll, eds. 2003. Global pop, local language. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Butler, Mark. 2006. Unlocking the groove: Rhythm, meter, and musical design in electronic dance music. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press.

Cantwell, Robert. 1996. When we were good: The folk revival. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Chang, Jeff. 2005. Can't stop, won't stop: A history of the Hip-Hop Generation. New York: Picador.

Cohen, Sara. 1991. Rock music culture in Liverpool: Popular music in the making. New York: Oxford/ClarendonPress.

Condry, Ian. 2006.// Hip Hop Japan: Rap and the paths of cultural globalization.// Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Davis, Sara. 2005. Song and silence: Ethnic revival on China's southwest borders. New York: Columbia University Press.

Erlmann, Veit. 1996.// Nightsong: Performance, power, and practice in South Africa.// Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Feld, Steve. 1994. From schizophonia to schismogenesis: On the discourses and commodification practices of 'world music' and 'world beat.' In Music grooves: essays and dialogues, edited by C. Keil and S. Feld. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

___. 2000. “A sweet lullaby for world music.” Public Culture 12 (1): 145-171.

Finnegan, Ruth. 2007 [1989]. The hidden musicians. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.

Frith, Simon. 1983. Sound Effects: Youth, leisure, and the politics of rock ’n’ roll. London: Constable.

___. 1996. Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

___. 2000. The discourse of world music. In Western music and its Other: difference, representation, and appropriation in music, ed. Georgina Born and David Hesmondhalgh, pp. 305-322. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Jarman-Ivens, Freya, ed. 2007. Oh Boy! Masculinities and popular music. New York: Routledge.

Fox, Aaron. Real country: Music and language in working-class culture. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004

Garnett, Liz. 2005. The British Barbershopper: A study in socio-musical values. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Gopal, Sangita and Sujata Moorti, eds. 2008. Global Bollywood: Travels of Hindi song and dance. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Holt, Fabian. 2007. Genre in popular music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Lockard, Craig. 1998. Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Southeast Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Grazian, David. 2003. Blue Chicago: The search for authenticity in urban blues clubs. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Greene, Paul D. 2001. “Authoring the Folk: The Crafting of a Rural Popular Music in South India. Journal of Intercultural Studies 22(2): 161-172.

Greene, Paul and Thomas Porcello, eds. 2005. Wired for sound: Engineering and technologies in sonic cultures. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan Univ. Press.

Guilbault, Jocelyne with Gage Averill, Édouard Benoit, Gregory Rabess. 1993.// Zouk: World music in the West Indies//. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.

Jones, Andrew. 2001. Yellow music: Media culture and colonial modernity in the Chinese jazz age. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Jones, Leroi [Amiri Baraka]. 1963. Blues People: Negro music in white America. New York: W. Morrow.

Keyes, Cheryl. 1996. "At the crossroads: Rap music and its African nexus." Ethnomusicology 40(2):223-248.

Kubik, Gerhard. 1999. Africa and the Blues. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press.

Kun, Josh. 2005. Audiotopia: Music, race, and America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press,

Linn, Karen. 1991. That half-barbaric twang: the banjo in American popular culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Mahon, Maureen. 2004. Right to rock: The Black Rock Coalition and the cultural politics of race. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press.

Maira, Sunaina. 2002. Desis in the House: Indian American youth culture in New York City. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Manuel, Peter. 1988. Popular musics of the non-Western world: An introductory survey. New York: Oxford Univ. Press.

___. 1993. Cassette Culture: Popular music and technology in North India. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press.

Marre, Jeremy and Hannah Charlton. 1985. Beats of the Heart: Popular Music of the World. New York: Pantheon.

Matsue, Jennifer Milioto. 2008. Making music in Japan’s underground: The Tokyo hardcore scene. New York: Routledge.

Meintjes, Louise. 1990. Paul Simon's Graceland, South Africa, and the Mediation of Musical Meaning. Ethnomusicology 34 (1):37-73.

___. 2003. Sound of Africa! Making music Zulu in a South African studio. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press.

Minks. Amanda. 1999. "Growing and Grooving to a Steady Beat: Pop Music in Fifth-Graders' Social Lives." //Yearbook for Traditional Music //31: 77-101

Mitsui, Toru and Shuhei Hosokawa, eds. 1998. Karaoke Around the World: Global Technology, Local Singing. New York: Routledge.

Mitchell, Tony, ed. 1998.// Global noise: Rap and hip-hop outside the USA//. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.

Monson, Ingrid T. 1996. Saying something: Jazz improvisation and interaction. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Moore, Robin. 1997. Nationalizing blackness: Afrocubanismo and artistic revolution in Havana, 1920-1940, Pittsburgh Latin American series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Novak, David. 2010. Cosmopolitanism, remediation, and the ghost of Bollywood. Cultural Anthropology 25(1): 40-72.

Olsen, Dale. 2008. Popular Music of Vietnam: The politics of remembering, the economics of forgetting. New York: Routledge.

Porcello, Thomas. 1998. Tails out: Social phenomenology and the ethnographic representation of technology in music-making. Ethnomusicology 42(3): 485-510.

Ragland, Cathy. 2003. Mexican deejays and the transnational space of youth dances in New York and New Jersey. Ethnomusicology 47 (3): 338-354.

Ramsey, Guthrie P., Jr. 2003. Race Music: Black cultures from Bebop to Hip-Hop. Berkeley; Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Samuels, David. 2004. Putting a song on top of it: Expression and identity on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Savigliano, Marta. 1995.// Tango and the political economy of passion.// Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Schade-Poulsen, Marc. 1999.Men and popular music in Algeria: The social significance of Raï. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Schippers, Mimi. 2002. Rockin’ out of the box: Gender maneuvering in alternative hard rock. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Shank, Barry. 1994 Dissonant Identities: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Scene in Austin, Texas. Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England.

Sterne, Jonathan. 1997. Sounds like the Mall of America:Programmed music and the architectonics of commercial space. Ethnomusicology 41(1): 22-50.

Stevens, S. Carolyn. 2008. Japanese popular music: culture, authenticity, and power. London: Routledge.

Taylor, Timothy D. 1997. //Global pop: World music, world markets. //New York: Routledge.

___. 2001. //Strange sounds: Music, technology, and culture. //New York: Routledge.

___. 2007. Beyond exoticism: Western music and the world. Durham: Duke University Press.

Théberge, Paul. 1997. Any sound you can imagine: making music/consuming technology.Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England.

Veal, Michael. 2007. Dub: Soundscapes and shattered songs in Jamaican reggae. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press

Wallach, Jeremy. 2008. Modern noise, fluid genres: Popular music in Indonesia, 1997-2001. Madison. WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Walser, Robert. 1993. Running with the devil: Power, gender, and madness in heavy metal music. Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England.

Waterman, Christopher. 2000. Race Music: Bo Chatmon, “Corrine Corrina,” and the Excluded Middle. In Music and the racial imagination, edited by R. Radano and P. V. Bohlman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Waxer, Lise. 2002. The city of musical memory: Salsa, record grooves, and popular culture in Cali, Colombia. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan Univ. Press.

___, ed. 2002. Situating Salsa: Global markets and local meaning in Latin popular music. New York: Routledge.

Weheliye, Alexander. 2005. Phonographies: Grooves in sonic Afro-Modernity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Wollman, Elizabeth L. 2006. The theater will rock: A history of the rock musical, from Hair to Hedwig. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Wong, Deborah A. 2004. Speak it louder: Asian Americans making music. New York: Routledge.

Yano, Christine. 2002. Tears of longing: Nostalgia and the nation in Japanese popular song. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Asia Center.

Yoshida, George. 1997. Reminiscing in Swingtime: Japanese Americans in American Popular Music 1925-1960. San Francisco: National Japanese American Historical Society.

Paul Garon has compiled a bibliography of books on the blues at: