Peer Review Process

The Editor welcomes submissions of article manuscripts and book, film, CD and DVD reviews. Submissions should be sent as Word documents via email to the editor at l.watkins@ru.ac.za and follow guidelines for submission. Requests for advertising in the journal should be addressed to the editor at l.watkins@ru.ac.za.

Journal History

African Music is an annual, peer reviewed, accredited, academic journal established in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, founder of the International Library of African Music. The journal publishes original articles, not previously published, pertaining to contextualized studies of African music and related arts. Since it was re-launched in 2007 it features a CD compilation of audio examples illustrating the articles in each edition, which generally consists of field recordings from the article authors' research.