Articles, reviews, enyclopedia, etc

  • Co-authored with Anne Danielsen: ‘“The Right Amount of Odd”: Vocal Compulsion, Structure, and Groove in Two Love Songs from Around the World in a Day’, Popular Music & Society, Vol. 43/3, 2020, pp. 262-280


  • Editorial, co-edited with Anne Danielsen: ‘Introduction: The Quest of Princian Research, Popular Music & Society, Vol. 43/3, 2020.


  • Editorial: ‘Introduction’, David Bowie (1947-2016), Contemporary Music Review, 37(3), 2018, pp. 189-192.


  • Co-authored with Kai Arne Hansen: ‘Azealia Banks: ‘Chasing Time’, erotics, and body politics’, Popular Music 37(2), 2018, pp. 157-174


  • ‘The Sun, the Moon and Stars: Prince Rogers Nelson (1958–2016), Popular Music & Society, Vol.40/1, 2017.


  • Co-editor (with Susan Fast): leader article – ‘You Rocked Our World, Michael: Your Moves, Your Look, Your Music, Everything!’, Popular Music and Society, Vol. 35/2, 2012, pp. 145-9.


  • ‘Remodelling Britney: matters of intoxication and mediation’ (with John Richardson), Popular Music and Society, Vol.30/5, 2007. 2nd reprint in Pop Music and Easy Listening (ed. S. Hawkins, Ashgate, 2011)
  • Overskridende maskulinitet i popmusikken in Arr – idéhistorisk tidsskrift, 3/2005
  • ‘Joy in repetition: structures, idiolects, and concepts of repetition in Club music’ in Studie Musicologica Norvegica, 27/2001 (Oslo Universitetsforlaget)
  • Erlkönig revisited – musical modelling, appropriation, and reconfiguration in Norways Wunderkammer. Studia Musicologica Norvegica, (Universitetsforlaget, 2002)
  • ‘Musicological Quagmires in Popular Music: Seeds of Detailed Conflict’, Popular Musicology Online, (Issue 1, 2001) Link to article
  • ‘Musical Excess and Postmodern Identity in Björk’s video “It’s Oh so Quiet”‘ in Musiikin Suunta , 2/1999, ed.A-V.Kärjä (Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology, 1999)
  • ‘Konstruksjoner av musikk og animasjon i Peter Gabriels “Digging in the Dirt” video’ in Animation Festival Magazine (Oslo: Norsk kulturåd, 1999)
  • Symphonic Threads in Contemporary Popular Music. Memory, History and Critique: European Identity at the Millenium (ISSEI, 1998)
  • ‘Introduction’ in Popular Musicology, eds. Stan Hawkins & Derek Scott, Vol.3/98, Skriftserie fra Institutt for musikk og teater, 1998: 1.
  • ‘I’ll Never Be An Angel: Stories of Deception in Madonna’s Music’ in Critical Musicology Online, (Leeds University, 1997) Link to article
  • ‘Perspectives in popular musicology: music, Lennox and meaning in 1990s pop’,  Popular Music, 15(1),1996   Download article here
  • ‘Being Banal: The Pet Shop Boys’, Popular Musicology Quarterly, 2/95, 1995.
  • ‘Prince: Harmonic Analysis of “Anna Stesia,”‘ Popular Music, 11(3),1992
  • Stylistic Diversification in Prince of the Nineties: An analysis of the album “Diamonds and Pearls” (1991). Skriftserie fra Institutt for musikk og teater 1992

Anthologies (chapter contributions)

  •  “When Light turns into darkness:” Inscriptions of music and terror in Oslo 22 July 2011 (with Karl-Magnus Bjorøy) in Musikk etter 22. juli, eds. Edited by Knudsen, Skånland and Trondalen (Oslo: Norges musikkhøgskole, Skriftserie fra Senter for musikk og helse, 2014), Chapter 7, pp. 139-162.
  • ‘I’ll Bring You Down, Down, Down’: Lady Gaga’s Performance in ‘Judas’ in Lady Gaga and Popular Music: Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture, eds. Martin Iddon and Melanie L. Marshall (London: Routledge, 2014), Chapter 1, pp. 9-26
  • ‘Aesthetics and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos: Rihanna’s “Umbrella,” in The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics, eds. J. Richardson, C. Gorbman & C. Vernallis (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 466-482
  • ‘Great, Scott!’ in Critical Musicological Reflections: Essays in Honour of Derek B. Scott, ed. S. Hawkins (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012) Link to Introduction chapter
  • ‘You Have Killed Me’ – Tropes of Hyperbole and Sentimentality in Morrissey’s Musical Expression’ in Morrissey: Fandom, Representations and Identities (Bristol: Intellect Books, 2011).
  • ‘Unsettling Differences: Music & Sexuality in Britpop’ in Britpop and the English Music Tradition, eds. A. Bennett and Jon Stratton (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010)
  • ‘Chelsea Rodgers was a Model – vocality in Prince of the Twenty-first century, in The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology, ed. Derek B. Scott (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009)
  • ‘Temporal Turntables: On Temporality and Corporeality in Dance Culture’ in Musicological Identities: Essays in Honor of Susan McClary, eds. S. Baur, R. Knapp, and J. Warwick (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008)
  • ‘[Un]Justified: Gestures of Straight-talk in Justin Timberlake’s Songs’ in F. Jarman-Ivens (ed), Oh Boy! Masculinities and Popular Music (New York: Routledge, 2007)
  • Introduction in Essays on Sound and Vision, eds. J. Richardson and Stan Hawkins (Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 2007)
  • ‘Aphex Twin: monstrous hermaphrodites, madness and the strain of independent dance music’ (Chapter 1) in Essays on Sound and Vision, eds. J. Richardson and S. Hawkins (Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 2007)
  • ‘Normalitet og musikk i norsk reklame i 2006’ (Chapter 10) in Normalitet, eds. T. H. Eriksen and J-K. Breivik (Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2006)
  • ‘On male queering in mainstream pop’ (Chapter 18) in Queering the Popular Pitch, eds. S. Whiteley and J. Rycenga (New York: Routledge 2006)
  • ‘Dragging out Camp: Narrative Agendas in Madonna’s Musical Production’ (Chapter 2) in Madonna’s Drowned Worlds , ed. Santiago Fouz-Hernández and Freya Jarman-Ivens (Aldershot: Ashgate 2004)
  • ‘On performativity and production in Madonna’s Music (Chapter 10) in Music, Space and Place: Popular Music and Cultural Identity, eds. Sheila Whiteley, Andy Bennett, Stan Hawkins (Aldershot: Ashgate 2004)
  • Introduction: Musical production and the Politics of Desire in Music, Space and Place: Popular Music and Cultural Identity,  eds. Sheila Whiteley, Andy Bennett, Stan Hawkins (Aldershot: Ashgate 2004)
  • ‘Feel the Beat Come down: technology and sampled rhetoric’ in Analyzing Pop, ed. Allan Moore (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
  • ‘Finding the music in texts: Norwegian identity, fixity and criticism’ in Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Popular music studies 20 years later (University of Turku, 2001)
  • ‘Harmonic Analysis of Prince’s “Anna Stesia”‘ in Reading Pop , ed. R. Middleton (Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • ‘Press Record, Play and Repeat: Taking Repetition Seriously!’ in Changing Sounds: New Directions and Configurations in Popular Music (UTS, Sydney, 2000)
  • ‘The Pet Shop Boys: Musicology, masculinity, and banality’, Chapter 7 in Sexing the Groove: popular music and gender , ed. S. Whiteley (London: Routledge, 1997)
  • ‘New Perspectives in Musicology: Musical Structures, Codes and Meaning in 1990s Pop’ in Popular Music – Style and Identity (Centre for Research on Canadian Cultural Industries and Institutions, 1995)


  • Michael Jackson: Grasping the Speactacle, ed. C. R. Smit (Farnham, Ashgate, 2012), Popular Music, 32(3), 2013, 521-23.
  • Composing Apartheid: Music For and Against Apartheid, ed. G. Olwage (Johannesburg: Wits University Press 2008), Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, Vol. 8, 2011, 117-120.
  • Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity and Subjectivity by Sheila Whiteley (New York: Routledge 2000). NOTES 2002
  • ‘An Aesthetics of the Popular Arts: An Approach to the Popular Arts from the Aesthetic Point of View’ by S-B Park, Popular Music, 13(2), 1994
  • Expression in Pop-Rock Music: A Collection of Critical and Analytical Essays (London: Garland Publishing 2000) Edited by Walter Everett. NOTES 2001

Encyclopedia Articles

  • ‘Popular Music and Queer Identities’, Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual , Transgender, and Queer History, ed. Howard Chiang (Gale, 2019), pp. 1254-1260.

  • Articles for Gads Musik Leksikon, eds. F. Gravesen & M. Knakkergaard, Gads Forlag, 2003

  • Articles for The Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, eds. J. Shepherd, D. Horn, D. Laing & Paul Oliver, New York: Continuum, 2003
  • Articles for Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians since 1990, ed. D. Freeland, Schirmer, USA, 2003
  • Article for The Icon Critical Dictionary of Postmodern Thought, ed. S. Sim, Icon Books, 1998.

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