Category: Article Reviews

The Paradox of Identity 0

The Paradox of Identity

The scholarly article I explore in this post was written by Lauren Leve, a renowned ethnographer. If you would prefer, please read her article written here. “The paradox presented by people who, on the...

What is “Cross-Cultural Music Making?” 0

What is “Cross-Cultural Music Making?”

Recently, one of my favorite styles of music is electronic music. Its potential is seemingly unlimited. Electronic House and Trance artists conjure clips of bass, computer, and voice recordings, shaping them into an audible...

Stars to the State and Beyond: Globalization, Identity, and Asian Popular Music (Article Review) 0

Stars to the State and Beyond: Globalization, Identity, and Asian Popular Music (Article Review)

If you would like to read the source article first, follow the link. I used to hate popular music when I first understood the concept. During those times, it seemed like a group I could...

The Politics of Remembering, the Economics of Forgetting (Article Review) 0

The Politics of Remembering, the Economics of Forgetting (Article Review)

If you would like to read the original article first, follow the link. This book was one of the first books I found about contemporary popular music in Viet Nam. While I haven’t been...