Book Reviews

Ronald Radano and Tejumola Olaniyan (eds), Audible Empire: Music, Global Politics, Critique (Duke University Press, 2016). Reviews in Cultural Theory 8/1 (2019): 17-22

Jocelyne Guilbault and Roy Cape, Roy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014). Perfect Beat 17/2 (2016): 192-94]. Link

Lila Ellen Gray, Fado Resounding: Affective Politics and Urban Life (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Popular Music 34/2 (2015): 337-338. Link

Salwa Castelo-Branco (ed), Enciclopédia da Música em Portugal no Século XX (Lisbon: Temas e Debates/Circulo de Leitores, 2010). Popular Music 33/1 (2014): 161-164. PDF

Keith Negus, Bob Dylan (London: Equinox, 2008). Volume!, 9/1 (2012): 181-83.

Tony Tost, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings (New York: Continuum, 2011). Tiny Mix Tapes (1 July 2011).

Trevor Schoonmaker, The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl (Durham: Duke University Press, 2010). PopMatters (15 April, 2011).

Edward Hollis, The Secret Lives of Buildings: From the Ruins of the Parthenon to the Vegas Strip in Thirteen Stories (Picador, 2010). PopMatters (10 Mar 2011).

Viscount Lascano Tegui, On Elegance While Sleeping, translated by Idra Novey (Dalkey Archive, 2010). PopMatters (10 Feb 2011).

Leonard Brown (ed.), John Coltrane and Black America’s Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music (Oxford University Press, 2010). PopMatters (7 February 2011).

José Saramago, The Elephant’s Journey, translsated by Margaret Jull Costa (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010). PopMatters (28 November 2010).

Diane Pecknold, The Selling Sound: The Rise of the Country Music Industry (Durham: Duke University Press, 2008). Popular Music, 29/3 (2010): 506-509.

Brandon LaBelle, Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life (Continuum, 2010). PopMatters (12 October, 2010).

Robert Friedel, A Culture of Improvement: Technology and the Western Millennium (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007). PopMatters (24 September, 2010).

Patrick Huber, Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South (U. of North Carolina Press, 2008). Popular Music 29/2 (2010): 320-22.

Gerald Raunig, A Thousand Machines: A Concise Philosophy of the Machine as Social Movement (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2010). PopMatters (14 June, 2010).

Bill Minutaglio, In Search of the Blues: A Journey to the Soul of Black Texas (University of Texas Press, 2010), PopMatters (16 May 2010).

Rosalind E. Krauss, Perpetual Inventory (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2010). PopMatters (29 April, 2010).

Richard E. Stamz with Patrick A. Roberts, Give ‘Em Soul, Richard!: Race, Radio, and Rhythm and Blues in Chicago (University of Illinois Press, 2010). PopMatters (21 April 2010).

Andrew Perchuk and Rani Singh (eds), Harry Smith: The Avant-Garde in the American Vernacular (Los Angeles: Getty, 2010). PopMatters (2 April).

Caleb Kelly, Cracked Media: The Sound of Malfunction (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009). PopMatters (18 November, 2009).

Rob Kirkpatrick, The Words and Music of Bruce Springsteen (Westport: Praeger, 2007) Popular Music, 27/2 (2008): 336-38.

Monte Dutton True to the Roots: Americana Music Revealed (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2006). Popular Music, 27/1 (2008): 179-81.

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