Sonic diaspora, vibrations, and rhythm: thinking through the sounding of the Jamaican dancehall session

@article{Henriques2008SonicDV,
  title={Sonic diaspora, vibrations, and rhythm: thinking through the sounding of the Jamaican dancehall session},
  author={Julian F. Henriques},
  journal={African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={215 - 236}
}
  • Julian F. Henriques
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Art
  • African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal
Abstract The propagation of vibrations may provide a better way of understanding the spread of diasporas than the conventional focus on the circulation of products (Hall 1980, Appadurai 1986, 1996, Gilroy 1993a, Brah 1996). Jamaican sound systems operate as a broadcast medium and a source of CDs, DVDs, and other commercial products (Henriques 2007a). But the dancehall sound system session also propagates a broad spectrum of frequencies diffused through a range of media and activities… 
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