Editorial Team

Executive Editor

Professor Mark Evans is Head of the School of Communication at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is Series Editor for Genre, Music and Sound (Equinox Publishing) and is currently Editor for The International Encyclopedia of Film Music and Sound. He Co-Edits the international journal, Perfect Beat, and holds an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant to design an artistic and environmental map of the Shoalhaven basin in New South Wales.


Shelley Brunt is a Senior Lecturer in Music and Media at RMIT University, Australia. Her research interests are in the field of ethnomusicology, with a focus on popular music in Japan, and forthcoming publications include the co-edited (with Geoff Stahl) Made in Australia and New Zealand: Studies in Popular Music (Routledge, 2017).

Oli Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Music and Creative Media Production at Massey University, Wellington. His main area of research is music in Oceania, and he specializes in the recording industry and popular music cultures in Papua New Guinea.

Review Editor

Editorial Board

  • Bruce Johnson, University of Turku, Finland and Macquarie University, Australia
  • Don Niles, Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, Papua New Guinea
  • Tim Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles, United States