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Summer 2024

About the Journal

The Journal of Sound and Music in Games (JSMG) is a peer-reviewed journal that presents high-quality research concerning all areas of music and/or sound in games. It serves a diverse community of readers and authors, encompassing industry practitioners alongside scholars from disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, computer science, media/game studies, philosophy, psychology and sociology, as well as musicology. JSMG is the only journal exclusively dedicated to this subject and provides a meeting point for professionals and academics from any tradition to advance knowledge of music and sound in this important medium.

eISSN: 2578-3432

Published:  Quarterly

Editors-in-Chief: Elizabeth Medina-Gray, Ithaca College and Tim Summers. Royal Holloway, University of London


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Call for Proposals: “Hades” Special Issue of The Journal of Sound and Music and Games

JSMG invites proposals for a forthcoming special issue guest edited by Christopher Hill (University of Birmingham), Demetrius Shahmehri (Columbia University), Silvia Mantilla-Wright (University of York), and Stephanie Lind (Queen’s University).

Call for Papers: Video Game Music and Sound—Approaches from Latin America

JSMG invites contributions for a forthcoming special issue, “Video Game Music and Sound—Approaches from Latin America,” guest edited by Karina Moritzen (Universidade Federal Fluminense / Universität Oldenburg), Ignacio Quiroz (National University of Litoral), and Ariel Grez Valdenegro (LUDUM/University of Santiago de Chile).

Music Subject Collection

UC Press is pleased to offer our complete list of music journals packaged together as a collection for the first time.

JSMG Blog Posts

Read the latest posts about the Journal of Sound and Music in Games on the UC Press blog.

Library Recommendation

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