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An interview with Swordfish Records, Birmingham

In my next installment of PhD pilot research, I spoke to Mike Caddick, co-owner of Swordfish Records, which encompasses a record shop and label in central Birmingham. 686 more words

Introducing Spiro J. Shetuni, author of Muzika tradicionale shqiptare: Mënyra e ekzistencës

“Colleen is an asset to the Outskirts Press, Inc. She did an excellent job as my Author Representative. The end-result is that I have 13 high-quality publications.” 558 more words


Early years of the Society for Ethnomusicology

In its third issue the Journal African music published a brief article about a new professional society—“Society of Ethnomusicology” by Willard Rhodes (I/3 pp. 70–71). 143 more words


A Post-Election View From DC Ethnomusicology

I’m at the Library of Congress, deep within the serpentine recesses of the mighty James Madison Building. The occasion? “Sounds: Public Second Ethnomusicology (SEM) in the 21st Century,” a daylong Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) pre-conference at the American Folklife Center. 290 more words

Special Events at the Society for Ethnomusicology 2016 Washington D.C. Conference

The SEM conference is almost here! Hopefully you remembered to register, found a hotel roommate to save you some green, and have already read the… 1,166 more words


Launch Event: International Journal of Traditional Arts

Here’s an open invitation to the Launch Event for the new International Journal of Traditional Arts:

Dr Simon Keegan-Phipps and Dr Simon McKerrell are delighted to invite you all to the official launch of the International Journal of Traditional Arts, which will take place at the Society for Ethnomusicology conference in Washington DC on the 12th November 2016. 236 more words



Hello! It’s me, Lizzie, writing to you from a little lime green house on top of a house, looking out at a view of green green palms and fruit trees which squeeze themselves in amongst all the colourful houses here in Olinda, Pernambuco. 408 more words