Music, Fashion and Style‏

Call for articles
Music, Fashion and Style
Special issue of Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
Editor: Jessica Strubel

This issue of Fashion, Style and Popular Culture will take an in-depth look at the interface of popular music and style in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The sartorial element of music subcultures is basic to subcultural identity in that dress is a visual language that reflects the shared understandings of a culture. Continue reading “Music, Fashion and Style‏”

MUSICultures

Call for articles
MUSICultures: Atlantic Roots and Routes
Deadline: 15 December 2012

MUSICultures solicits articles for publication in a special issue on Atlantic Roots and Routes, guest edited by Drs. Kati Szego (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Frances Wilkins (University of Aberdeen), and Heather Sparling (Cape Breton University). Continue reading “MUSICultures”

IASPM Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Journalism

Call for articles
IASPM@Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Journalism
Section Editors: Christoph Jacke, Martin James and Ed Montano
Deadline for 1-page abstracts: 25 January 2013
Deadline for submissions: 5 April 2013

Music journalism forms part of ongoing debate amongst IASPM members, in terms of music criticism, industry interests and identity politics.

IASPM@Journal, the journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, wishes to provide a platform for these debates with a special issue on popular music journalism for publication at the end of 2013. Continue reading “IASPM Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Journalism”

Patti Smith – Special Issue of Profils Américains

Call for articles
Patti Smith
Special issue Profils Américains

Contributions are sought for a special issue of Profils Américains, a biannual journal in English published by Montpellier University, France, entirely devoted to Patti Smith’s artistry.

At this point we are looking for contributions more specifically focusing on:

• Patti Smith’s later production (post Dream of Life), and particularly her latest album (Banga) and books (Auguries of Innocence, Just Kids, The Coral Sea).

• Her visual arts production (photography, painting, drawing) and her artistic connection with Robert Mapplethorpe.

Deadline for proposals: 30 October 2012

Please send a 300-word outline to: claude.chastagner@univ-montp3.fr

IASPM Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Performance‏

Call for articles
IASPM@Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Performance
Submission deadline: 1 March 2013

Music performance forms part of ongoing debate amongst IASPM members, leading to innovative research that addresses mediation and embodiment; spectacle and immersion; technology and music.

IASPM@Journal, the journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, wishes to provide a platform for these debates with a special issue on popular music performance for publication in 2013. Continue reading “IASPM Journal: Special Issue on Popular Music Performance‏”

Computer Music Journal – Special Issue on Live Coding

Call for articles
Computer Music Journal
Special issue on Live Coding Practice
Deadline 21 January 2013
Guest edited by Alex McLean, Julian Rohrhuber and Nick Collins

Live coding focuses on a computer musician’s relationship with their computer. It includes programming a computer as an explicit onstage act, as a musical prototyping tool with immediate feedback, and also as a method of collaborative programming. Live coding’s tension between immediacy and indirectness brings about a mediating role for computer language within musical interaction. At the same time, it implies the rewriting of algorithms, as descriptions which concern the future; live coding may well be the missing link between composition and improvisation. Continue reading “Computer Music Journal – Special Issue on Live Coding”