Sample of Articles: 1974-present

2017 On Post-Ethnomusicology Alternatives: Acoustemology, in Francesco Giannattasio and Giovanni Guiriati, eds., Ethnomusicology or Transcultural Musicology? Udine: Nota, pp. 82-98. PDF

2015 Listening to Histories of Listening: Collaborative Experiments in Acoustemology with Nii Otoo Annan, in Gianmario Borio, ed., Musical Listening in an Age of Technological Reproducibility. Farnham/Burlington: Ashgate, pp. 91-103 PDF

2015 Acoustemology, in David Novak & Matt Sakakeeny, eds, Keywords in Sound. Duke University Press. PDF

2014 Remembering Keith Basso. American Anthropologist 116(2): 484-486. PDF

2013 Field Recording: Interview, in Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle, eds., In the Field: The Art of Field Recording. Uniformbooks, pp. 201-212. PDF

2011 Acoustemic Stratigraphies: Recent Work in Urban Phonography. Sensate

2011 My Life in the Bush of Ghosts: ‘World Music’ and the Commodification of Religious Experience, in Bob W. White, ed., Music and Globalization, Indiana U. Press, pp. 40-51. PDF ITALIAN PDF

2010 Reproducing acoustic landscapes, in P. Gagliardi, B. Latour, and P. Memelsdorff, eds. Coping with the past: Creative perspectives on conservation and restoration. Firenze: Olschki, pp. 97-114. PDF

2010 Acustemologia, in G. Giuriati e L. Tedeschini Lalli, eds. Spazi sonori della musica. Palermo: L'EPOS.
Pp. 33-44. PDF

2010 Collaborative Migrations: Contemporary Art in/as Anthropology (with Virginia Ryan), in Arnd Schneider and Chris Wright, eds., Between Art and Anthropology, Berg, 2010, pp. 109-125.

2010 Entangled Complicities in the Prehistory of ‘World Music:’(with Annemette Kirkegaard). Popular Musicology Online 

2010 Remembering Claude Lévi-Strauss. Journal of Anthropological Research 66(1):1-3. PDF

2007 Gazing Through Transparency, in Virginia Ryan, Exposures: A White Woman in West Africa. VoxLox. Unpaged. PDF ITALIAN PDF

2007 Remembering Ali Farka Touré. Critical World

2005 Remembering Rouch. American Anthropologist 107(1):126-127. PDF

2004Vocal Anthropology (with A. Fox, T. Porcello, D. Samuels), in A. Duranti, ed., A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology, Blackwell, pp. 321-345. PDF

2004 Doing Anthropology in Sound (with Don Brenneis), American Ethnologist 31(4):461-474. Reprinted in M. Bull, ed. Sound Studies, Routledge, 2013. PDF

2003 Tailgating. Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, v. 2. PDF

2003 Trombone. Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, v. 2. PDF

2003 Chitarre nella foresta: La nascita di una nuova musica in Nuova Guinea. EM ns 1:49-69. PDF

2002 Charlie Grooves. City and Society 14(1):59-67 (Charles Keil Festschrift). PDF

2000 A Sweet Lullaby for World Music, Public Culture 12(1):145-171. Reprinted in Arjun Appadurai, ed., Globalization, Duke University Press, 2001. PDF SPANISH PDF FRENCH PDF PORTUGUESE PDF CROATIAN PDF

2000 Melanesia, (with Denis Crowdy), in S. Broughton et. al, eds., The Rough Guide to World Music, Volume 2, Rough Guides, pp. 64-68. PDF

2000 Sound worlds, in P. Kruth and H. Stobart eds., Sound. Cambridge U. Press, pp. 173-198. PDF

1998“They Repeatedly Lick Their Own Things.” Critical Inquiry 24(2):445-472. Reprinted in Lauren Berlant, ed., Intimacy, University of Chicago Press, 2000. PDF

1997 How Extraordinary Is It? Terra Nova 2(3):115-120. PDF

1996 Waterfalls of Song, in Steven Feld and Keith Basso, eds., Senses of Place. School of American Research Press, pp. 91-135. Portions reprinted in M. Bull and L. Back, The Auditory Cultures Reader, Berg, and in David Howes, ed., Empire of the Senses, Berg. PDF

1996 pygmy POP: A Genealogy of Schizophonic Mimesis. Yearbook for Traditional Music 28:1-35. Reprinted, abridged, in G. Born and D. Hesmondhalgh eds., Western Music and Its Others, University of .California Press, 2000. PDF

1995 From Schizophonia to Schismogenesis, in George Marcus and Fred Myers, eds.,The Traffic in Culture. University of California Press, pp. 96-126. Reprinted from Charles Keil and Steven Feld, Music Grooves. Universtiy of Chicago Press, 1994. PDF

1994 Gone Reflections. American Writing 9:37-41. PDF

1994 Music and Language (with Aaron Fox). Annual Review Anthropology 23:25-53. PDF

1993 From Ethnomusicology to Eco-muse-ecology. The Soundscape Newsletter, 8: 9-13. Reprinted in M. Bull and L. Back, The Auditory Cultures Reader, 2nd edition, Berg, 2015. PDF ITALIAN PDF

1993 The politics of amplification: notes on "endangered music" and musical equity. American Folklife Center News 15 (1):12-15. PDF

1992 Voices of the Rainforest: Politics of Music. Arena 99/100:164-177 PDF

1991 Cockatoo, Hornbill, Kingfisher, in Andrew Pawley, ed., Man and a half: essays in Pacific Anthropology and Ethnobiology in honor of Ralph Bulmer. Memoirs of the Polynesian Socieety, #48. Auckland, NZ: Polynesian Society, pp. 207-213. PDF

1991 Twenty-nine days into the war: War journal notes. Public Culture 3(2):149-153. PDF

1991 Voices of the Rainforest. Public Culture 4(1):131-140. PDF

1990 Wept thoughts. Oral Tradition 5 (2-3):241-266. Reprinted in Ruth Finnegan and Margaret Orbell, eds., South Pacific Oral Traditions, Indiana University Press, 1995. PDF

1990 Poétiques et politique du style Kaluli. Revue de musique des universités Canadiennes. 10(2):103-136. PDF

1989 Aesthetics and synaesthesia in Kaluli ceremonial dance. UCLA Journal of Dance Ethnology 14:1-16. PDF

1989 Sound, in Erik Barnouw, ed. International Encyclopedia of Communications, Oxford University Press, pp. 101-107. PDF

1988 Aesthetics as iconicity of style; or, Lift-up-over-sounding: Getting into the Kaluli Groove,  Yearbook for Traditional Music 20:74-113 + cassette. PDF

1988 Notes on World Beat. Public Culture1(1):31-37. PDF

1987 Dialogic Editing. Cultural Anthropology 2(2):190-210. Reprinted in A.Robben and J. Sluka, eds., Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader, 2nd edition, Wiley, 2012. PDF

1986 Sound as a symbolic system: the Kaluli drum, in C. Frisbie, ed., Explorations in Ethnomusicology in honor of David McAllester. Information Coordinators, pp.147-58. Reprinted in David Howes, ed. The Varieties of Sensory Experience, U. Toronto Press, 1991. PDF SPANISH PDF

1986 Reves Sonores, spectra series. Dreamworks 5(1):34-5. PDF

1986 Orality and consciousness, in Yoshihiko Tokumaru and Osamu Yamaguti, eds., The Oral and Literate in Music. Academia Music, pp. 18-28. PDF

1984 Sound structure as social structure. Ethnomusicology 28(3): 383-409. PDF ITALIAN PDF PORTUGUESE PDF

1984 Communication, music, and speech about music. Yearbook for Traditional Music 16: 1-18. PDF

1982 Hard Words: a Functional Basis for Kaluli Discourse. (with Bambi Schieffelin), in D. Tannen, (ed.). Analyzing discourse: text and talk. Georgetown U. Press, pp. 351-371. Reprinted in Donald Brenneis and Ronald MacCauley, eds., The Matrix of Language, Westview, 1996. PDF

1981 Flow Like a Waterfall: the Metaphors of Kaluli Music Theory. Yearbook for Traditional Music 13: 22-47. PDF

1976 Ethnomusicology and Visual Communication.  Ethnomusicology 20(2): 293-325. PDF PORTUGUESE PDF

1974 Linguistic Models in Ethnomusicology. Ethnomusicology 18(2): 197-217. PDF