The Journal of House Music Studies (JHMS) is a weekly peer-reviewed academic electronic journal published by The Modern Dance Music Research and Archiving Foundation for the study of the birth and evolution of House Music, Chicago House Music Culture and Techno/Electronic Dance Music globalization.
The Journal of House Music Studies is committed to publishing critically engaged, culturally relevant, rigorously researched, and astute analyses of House Music. JHMS embraces The Modern Dance Music Research and Archiving Foundation’s mission of promoting, researching, preserving, interpreting, and disseminating information about the lives, histories, and culture of House Music and House Music Pioneers to the global community. JHMS publishes the scholarship of Hip Hop scholars in academia, as well as the work of Hip Hop artists and critics. JHMS publishes at the dynamic rate of change within House Music, through its Journal and its online website. JHMS publishes scholarly works grounded in the field of House Music Studies and the works that intersects with Popular Music Studies, African American Music Studies, Electronic Music Studies, Hip Hop Studies, Gay and Lesbian Studies and Chicago History