Articles about Ethnomusicology

Swahili-tongued devils: Kenya's heavy metal at the crossroads of identity
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 311-324

With an interested global audience noting the rise of rock and heavy metal throughout Africa, Internet-savvy Kenyan musicians have taken advantage of this attention by promoting their bands to audiences over the world. One aspect that separates Kenyan rock and ...

Unique Strategies for Teaching With World Music
Orff Echo (2016) Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 8-12, 14-18

This article is based on the authors' world music expertise and their years of developing related pedagogy. It provides foundational knowledge in ethnomusicology for music teachers, and offers examples to illustrate the subject. Suggested resources have been chosen specifically with ...

Methodological strategies and challenges in research with small heavy metal scenes: A reflection on entrance, evolution and permanence
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 273-290

Research on small heavy metal (HM) scenes throughout the world has mostly used ethnographic and qualitative approaches to richly describe the scene and its members. As these research efforts continue to grow around the world, methodological strategies have the opportunity ...