Jean-Marie Le Pen's far right music label; Rap Studies in Africa; Sampling in Palestinian rap; Bowie: the graphic art; Indie rock in Switzerland; Portugesepunk rock; Multilinguism in French punk rock band Mano Negra… 35 authors have contributed to this “Varia” issue, which also inaugurates a new graphic design. Including special commissioned illustrations by artist Grégory Delauré.
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.
Texts by Alice Aterianus, Paula Abreu, Augusto Santos Silva, Paula Guerra, Ana Oliveira, Tânia Moreira, Mark Duffett, Paula Hearsum, Alice Degorce, Edgard Garcia, Chloé Monin & Frédéric Aubrun, Nicolas Puig, André Rottgeri, Jonathan Sterne, Jonathan Thomas.