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Getting Our Voices Heard: Radio Broadcasting and Secrecy in Vanuatu

Sound Communities in the Asia Pacific : Music, Media, and Technology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Scholarly Books

...When I returned to Mota Lava in the northern Banks Islands of the Vanuatu archipelago in May 2018 after being away for more than ten years, I was struck that several musicians and groups wanted to be recorded and told me of their dreams...

Ethnographies of Sound

The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2019

Scholarly Books

...It is only comparatively recently that it has become possible to write about ‘ethnographies of sound’. Historically, sound has generally been somewhat overlooked in ethnographic work. There is, however, a developing consciousness among...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: New Caledonia: 210,798 (2003); Papua New Guinea: 5,295,816 (2003); Solomon Islands: 509,190 (2003); Vanuatu: 199,414 (2003) Composed of the Pacific Ocean’s ‘black islands,’ Melanesia is one...