Articles about Johannesburg, South Africa

Sound and Circulation: Immobility and Obduracy in South African Electronic Music
British Journal of Ethnomusicology (2015) Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 102-123

This paper responds to the common assumption in much recent ethnomusicology that today music is more accessible, ubiquitous and mobile than ever before. In particular, I argue that this assumption runs aground when confronted with sonic practices in South Africa. ...

Out of South Africa
JAZZIZ (2015) Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 126-128

 

Township Tech's Future Dreaming
Spin (2012) Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 104-105

 

Bodysuits and biodomes: The construction of the sonochronotopia on Johannesburg's South Korean ethnoscape
South African Music Studies (2012) Vol. 32, pp. 59-76

The aestheticization of space through sound as a mode of negotiating disjuncture is an under-researched phenomenon. In this paper I will discuss such processes as a means through which certain members of Johannesburg's Korean expatriate community anaesthetize themselves in response ...