Norient Academic Online Journal

Norient Academic Online Journal
Vol. 1, 2012
New issue now available

The peer-reviewed Norient Academic Online Journal is an online journal which appears once a year and focuses on the study of popular music from an ethnographic perspective.

The issue includes the following articles:

Anja Brunner: Local Cosmopolitan Bikutsi – Encountering Cameroonian Pop Music in Yaoundé and the Challenge of Similarity

Florian Carl: Never go back – Ghanaian Gospel Music, Born-Again Christianity, and the Nonconformity of the Ethnographer

Alexandra Lippman and Gregory Scruggs: From Funkification to Pacification: Re-Sounding Space For a New Rio de Janeiro

Portia Seddon: MP3 Blogging and the Urban Soundscape: Notes on the Ethnography of Mediated Music

David-Emil Wickström: Introduction

We would also like to remind you of the call for articles for volume 2 titled The Future(s) of Music? – Notions of Prospective Musics in Utopian Movies and Literature. Deadline for abstracts (maximum 200 words) is 31 May 2012.