Publication: issue 4.1 (2017) of the Journal of World Popular Music

Dear colleagues and friends,

We are pleased to announce the publication of issue 4.1 (2017) of the Journal of World Popular Music, which can be found by following this link:

Thank you very much for your interest!

With best wishes,

Simone, Sarah and Raphaël (editorial team)


 Table of Contents


Editor’s Introduction

Simone Krüger Bridge , Sarah Baker , Raphaël Nowak

Music Industries

Valuing Tradition: Mali’s Jeliw, European Publishers and Copyright

Caspar Melville

Book Review: Steve Collins and Sherman Young. 2014. Beyond 2.0: The Future of Music. Sheffield: Equinox. 162pp. ISBN 978-1-84553-9-382 (pbk)

Paul Fischer

Book Review: Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan and Jen Cattermole. 2016. Popular Music Industries and the State: Policy Notes. New York and London: Routledge. 249pp. ISBN 978-0-41582-4-514 (hbk)

Tom Sykes

Book Review: Andy Bennett and Steve Waksman, eds. 2015. The SAGE Handbook of Popular Music. London: SAGE. 664pp. ISBN 978-1-44621-0-857 (hbk)

Lauren Istvandity

Heavy Metal

“A Highland Thing”: Heavy Metal and the Construction of Cultural Difference in Madagascar

Markus Verne

Book Review: Joshua John Green. 2013. Music-making in the Faroes: The Experience of Musicmaking in the Faroes and Making Metal Faroese. Vestmanna: Sprotin. 322pp. ISBN 978-9-99187-6-559 (pbk)

Nick Prior  78-81

Book Review: Pierre Hecker. 2012. Turkish Metal: Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society. Farnham: Ashgate. 240pp. ISBN 978-1-40943-8-489 (hbk)

Stefano Barone  82-87

Heritage and History

“I’m Not a Juvenile Delinquent”: 1950s Rock’n’roll, Youth under Threat, and Good Citizenship in US Exploitation Cinema 1956–59

David Baker , Lauren Istvandity  88-105

Book Review: Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard and Les Roberts, eds. 2015. Sites of Popular Music Heritage: Memories, Histories, Places. New York and London: Routledge. 267pp. ISBN 978-0-41582-4-507 (hbk)

Antti-Ville Kärjä  106-109

Website Review: Afropop Worldwide: Electric Jive:

Jez Collins  110-115

Museum Review: Rock Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Emília Barna  116-121

Interview with Antti-Ville Kärjä from Music Archive Finland

Raphaël Nowak  122

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