This issue dedicated to Jamaican music studies presents and analyses the main characteristic features of these musical forms—from riddims to sound systems—and their associated issues—from culture to slackness. The publication features nine articles and twelve book reviews written by leading world experts (including 7 Jamaican researchers). Watch out Babylon!
Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Jamaica Jamaica ! De Marley aux deejays”, Philharmonie de Paris, from April 4 to August 13, 2017.
Volume! The French journal of popular music studies is the only peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the study of contemporary popular music. It is published biannually by the Editions Mélanie Seteun, a publishing association specialized in popular music. The journal is in French with some non-translated articles in English. Volume! was established in 2002 under the title Copyright Volume! by Gérôme Guibert, Marie-Pierre Bonniol and Samuel Etienne, and obtained its current name in 2008.
Issue edited by Thomas Vendryes.
Texts by Christian Béthune, Giulia Bonacci, Carolyn Cooper, Brian d'Aquino, Julian Henriques & Leonardo Vidigal, Hubert Devonish & Byron Jones, Peter Manuel & Wayne Marshall, Herbie Miller & Roberto Moore, Emmanuel Parent, Jean-Christophe Sevin, Thomas Vendryes.