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Volume 33,
Issue 3
September 2021

About the Journal

Journal of Popular Music Studies is the peer-reviewed, quarterly publication of the U.S. Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music.

The journal’s purview encompasses all genres of music that have been dubbed popular in any geographic region. In addition to mainstream genres such as rock, hip hop, EDM, punk, or country, it explores popular forms ranging from broadsides to Broadway to Bollywood film music. It aims to present popular music scholarship from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including history, sociology, musicology, ethnomusicology, cultural studies, and communication.

Learn more about Journal of Popular Music Studies here

eISSN: 1533-1598

Published Quarterly – March, June, September, December

Co-Editors: K.E. Goldschmitt, Wellesley College and Elliott H. Powell, University of Minnesota

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