Articles about Música Popular

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 ...

How did popular music come to mean música popular?
IASPM Journal (2011) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-2

The field of popular music studies has grown to include participation from many different parts of the world, comprised of cultural-linguistic spaces that view popular music in a dissimilar and sometimes contradictory light. That said, there have been situations where ...