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Intersections Between Game Music and Electronic DanceĀ Music

Posted: July 7th, 2021 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

The Journal of Sound and Music in Games: Call for Papers

The Journal of Sound and Music in GamesĀ <https://online.ucpress.edu/jsmg/pages/call_for_papers> invites contributions to its first special issue, in which stylistic and cultural intersections will be explored between game music and electronic dance music.

With electronic dance music, we refer to musical styles that are produced and developed by and for DJs and their dancefloors at clubs, raves and festivals (Rietveld, 2018). Game music is understood here as the soundtrack to interactive digital video and arcade games, in which the musical outcome exists in a dynamic relationship with the game play. Such nonlinearity may also be identified in how the dance DJ interacts with the dancefloor, selecting a set from a range of musical recordings.

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