The latest issue of Perfect Beat, a special issue on Asian popular music edited by IASPM-ANZ chair Shelley Brunt, has been published.
Introduction: New Perspectives on Popular Music in Asia, Shelley Brunt
Ideology and the performance of Chineseness: Hong Kong singers on the CCTV stage, Lauren Gorfinkel
God Bless come back: new experiments with nostalgia in Indonesian rock, Emma Baulch
The success of hopelessness: the evolution of Korean indie music, Hyunjoon Shin
Soundscapes in Vedic metal: a perspective from Singapore, Eugene Dairianathan