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CfP: New Book Series: Popular Musics Matter

Popular Musics Matter: Social, Political and Cultural Interventions Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power The Popular Musics Matter: Social, Political and Cultural Interventions series will publish internationally informed edited collections, monographs and textbooks which engage in the critical study of popular music performances (live and recorded), historical and contemporary popular music practitioners and artists, and participants and audiences …Read more »

Call for Submission: “Make the world sound better!”

International Sound Awards and Audio Branding Awards at the Reeperbahn Festival 2017 September 21, 2017 Please submit your application or spread the word. Ladies and Gentlemen, We are pleased to announce that the call for entries for the first ever International Sound Awards has now started. Under the motto “Make the world sound better!” the best and most innovative sound …Read more »

CfP: Participatory Art & Digital Culture

Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies Guest editor: Kris Rutten Editorial consultant: Leora Farber Theme In this special issue of Critical Arts we aim to explore participatory art practices that specifically engage with technology and digital media. There has been a growing body of art that focuses on social practices, networks and processes as constituting the artwork itself. This …Read more »

Echo Auszeichnung für die Popakademie Baden-Württemberg

Die Popakademie Baden-Württemberg ist in Berlin mit dem Deutschen Musikpreis ECHO als „Partner des Jahres“ ausgezeichnet worden. Die Mannheimer Hochschuleinrichtung bekam kürlich erst den Deutschen Live Entertainment-Preis PRG LEA in der Kategorie „Künstler- und Nachwuchsförderung 2016“ verliehen. Der LEA ist einer der wichtigsten deutschen Kulturpreise und wurde den Popakademie-Direktoren Udo Dahmen und Hubert Wandjo von Udo Lindenberg und Frida Gold …Read more »

Release: Weimar Jazz Database Projekt

We are very happy to announce the final release of the Weimar Jazz Database (Release 2.0) with 456 solo transcriptions along with our software tools for melody analysis and pattern mining, MeloSpyGUI v1.3 and MeloSpySuite v1.5, including some new features, several fixed bugs and smaller improvements as well as new tutorials and documentation. Free download: – or browse the Weimar Jazz …Read more »

CfP – Riffs: Experimental Research on Popular Music

The editorial team of Riffs: Experimental research on Popular Music invite 300 word proposals for the next 2017 volume from PhD, MA and outstanding BA students. A song can be about anything About peace or war, or the sins of industry Or the discontents of fame, or of obscurity Or how we first met, on the warmest day And how I hadn’t …Read more »

CfP: Special Issue on Bob Marley

Rock Music Studies   Edited by Mike Alleyne Submissions are invited for a special edition of Rock Music Studies that examines the art and legacies of reggae’s best known figure in the particular context of the 40th anniversaries of hisRastaman Vibration and Exodus albums. The latter was cited by Time magazine in 1999 as the Album of the Century. Contributors are invited to consider the topic broadly, and possible …Read more »

CfP – Mediterranean Journal of Communication

  Special issue on Music, Advertising and Transmedia Storytelling   Editors: Eduardo Viñuela and Cande Sánchez-Olmos The Mediterranean Journal of Communication is a peer-review publication and it accepts texts in Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian and French. The deadline for submissions is April 30th 2017 and the issue is expected to be published in July 2017. You can find more information in the following links: CFP in …Read more »

Pressemitteilung: Uni Freiburg übernimmt „The Rolling Stones“-Sammlung

Das Zentrum für Populäre Kultur und Musik (ZPKM) der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität übernimmt eine wohl einzigartige Sammlung: Die „Reinhold Karpp Rolling Stones Collection“ umfasst mehr als 15.000 Tonträger, dazu eine Vielzahl von Büchern, Zeitungsausschnitten, Fankorrespondenz und Merchandise-Produkten, die von Basecaps über Spielzeug bis hin zu Uhren, Telefonkarten und sogar einem Flipperautomaten reichen. Noch stehen die Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler des Zentrums ganz am …Read more »

IASPM D-A-CH NEWS: 3. Collegium Musicum Populare 2017

3. Collegium Musicum Populare 2017 CALL: Collegium Musicum Populare Juni 2017 Amsterdam   ‎Upcoming IASPM D-A-CH EVENTS 2017 International IASPM Conference in Kassel, DE 3. Collegium Musicum Populare 2017, Amsterdam, NL Symposium The Future Sound of Pop Music 2017, CH 2018 IASPM D-A-CH in Bern, CH