Welcome to the research page
General research on everything from the Pistols to 50 Cent.
Academic insights on the King of rock and roll and his many fans.
Various publications on music and media fandom.
Papers and presentations from the world of music research.
Duffetts insightful meditation on fatness and the voice in pop music as embodied in two key figures: Elvis Presley and Susan Boyle... enacts the journals central interest in cultural politics as a generative frame for the study of popular music, and thus, we hope, also serves as a harbinger of good things to come - Gustavus Stadler and Karen Tongston, Journal of Popular Music Studies