IASPM Journal

International Association for the Study of Popular Music

Activism, Authority, and Aesthetics: Finding the Popular in Academies of Música Popular
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 36-53

"Música popular" in Spanish comprises an overlapping but distinct category from its English language cognate popular music. Latin American scholars and musicians alike recognize the category as fundamentally linked to subaltern or counterhegemonic subjectivities, and música popular occupies a complex ...

Staying in Sync: Keeping Popular Music Pedagogy Relevant to an Evolving Music Industry
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 124-138

The Bachelor of Popular Music (BPM) program operates in purpose built facilities on the Gold Coast campus of Griffith University (Queensland, Australia). The degree design replicates how musicians progress outside formal learning contexts in an enhanced higher education environment, including ...

Editorial Introduction: Popular Music in Education, Special Issue
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-3

This Popular Music in Education (PME) special issue includes contributions discussing developments in several countries, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Singapore and the United States. It covers a range of approaches, exploring technology, hermeneutics, theory, guitars, jazz, songwriting, DIY/DIWO, ...

Creative Conceptualisation: Nurturing Creative Practice Through the Popular Music Pedagogy of Live Recording Production
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 139-156

Record production is a major aspect of many tertiary-based popular music education programs. It is a practice that involves the capturing of an artist’s vision and is realised when that vision draws an emotional response from the listener. In professional ...

Music Education as Critical Theory and Practice
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 213-216

Book review Lucy Green, Music Education as Critical Theory and Practice, Ashgate, 2014.

Beyond Adorno: Post-Critical Teaching of Popular Music in the German Educational System and Its Theoretical and Practical Challenges
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 195-212

Over three decades the works of Frankfurt School member Theodor W. Adorno played an important role in the didactic conceptualization of popular music in Germany. This resulted in a predominantly analytical, ethic-centred and, in the end, pejorative agenda. Educationalists who ...

El discurso sobre la práctica de un guitarrista de jazz semi-profesional: Estudio de caso de aprendizaje musical constructivo
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 54-80

Abstract (Spanish) Esta investigación presenta un estudio de caso de un guitarrista de jazz, aprendiz semiprofesional con un enfoque constructivista del aprendizaje. Es un caso extraído de un Estudio de Caso Múltiple, y ha sido seleccionado por su relevancia y ...

Text and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 220-221

Book review Simon Warner, Text and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture, Bloomsbury, 2013.

Presage: What Knowledge and Experience Higher Education Songwriting Students Bring to the Classroom
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 157-180

This study analyses the responses of seventy-six students from three Australian higher education institutions in New South Wales entering the songwriting classroom for the first time. While it was assumed that most students had previously composed songs, their views on, ...

“Something’s Happening Here!”: Popular Music Education in the United States
IASPM Journal (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 4-22

Although the number of opportunities to learn popular music in the United States continues to grow, popular music education (PME) programs remain exceptional at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of institutionalized music education. This article provides insight into the unique ...

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IASPM@Journal is the peer-reviewed open-access e-journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, IASPM. As part of an international network, the journal aims to publish research and analysis in the field of popular music studies at both global and local levels.

Publisher International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)
ISSN (Online) 2079-3871
Year started 2010
Indexed 125 articles
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Licence CC BY-NC-SA

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