Radio Africa
 

 Graeme Counsel: publications


 

    ·   Forthcoming in 2019: "Digital archives in Africa and the Endangered Archives Programme", in The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites. Hannah Lewi, Wally Smith, Steve Cooke & Dirk vom Lehn (eds). London: Routledge.

 

   ·   Forthcoming in 2019: "Mande music", in The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. Volume 12: Africa. David Horn, John Shepherd, Gabrielle Kielich, Heidi Feldman (eds). New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

 

   ·   Forthcoming in 2019: "Africa, West: Guinea", in The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture. Janet Sturman (ed). California: SAGE Publications.


   ·   Forthcoming in 2019: "Guinea. History, Culture and Geography of Music", in The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture. Janet Sturman (ed). California: SAGE Publications.

 

   ·   2018. "Sound archives in West Africa", in The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage. Sarah Baker, Catherine Strong, Lauren Istvandity & Zelmarie Cantillon (eds). London: Routledge, pp. 367-375.

 

   ·   2018. Contributions to Remote capture: Digitising documentary heritage in challenging locations. Jody Butterworth, Andrew Pearson, Patrick Sutherland and Adam Farquhar (eds). Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, pp. 149, 152, 155.

 

   ·   2018. "Sex, drugs and female agency: Why Siramori Diabaté’s song 'Nanyuman' was such a success in Mali and Guinea", with Brahima Camara & Jan Jansen. Journal of West African History. 4 (1), pp. 57-74.

 

   ·   2017. "YouTube in academic teaching: A multimedia documentation of Siramori Diabate’s song ‘Nanyuman’", with Brahima Camara & Jan Jansen, in Searching for Sharing: Heritage and Multimedia in Africa. Daniela Merolla & Mark Turin (eds). Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, pp. 81-108.

 

   ·   2017. "A guide to The Syliphone Archive". British Library Sounds.

 

   ·   2017. Review: Copyright Africa: How intellectual property, media and markets transform immaterial cultural goods, Ute Röschenthaler & Mamadou Diawara (eds). Anthropos. 112 (2), pp. 706-707.


   ·   2017. Review: Fela: Kalakuta notes, by John Collins. Notes. The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association. 73 (3), pp. 516-518.

 
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2016. "Saving the endangered sounds of West Africa", Pursuit, University of Melbourne.

 

   ·   2015. "Music for a revolution: The sound archives of Radio Télévision Guinée", in From Dust to Digital: Ten Years of the Endangered Archives Programme, Maja Kominko (ed). Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2015, pp. 547-586.


   ·   2014. "Diplomacy pays" ["Les Ambassadeurs of African music"]. fRoots, 374/375, pp. 35-37.


   ·   2014. Contributions to Les Ambassadeurs du Motel de Bamako.
Sterns. STCD 3065-66. 2 x compact discs.

 

   ·   2013. Conference paper: "The music archives of Guinea: Nationalism and its representation under Sékou Touré". African Renaissance and Australia. Murdoch University.


   ·   2013. "Guinea radio archives. Rescuing the reels". fRoots. 360, pp. 35-37.

 

   ·   2012. "Conserving the archives of a national broadcaster". Context. 37, pp. 121-127.

 

   ·   2012. Reviews: Burkina Faso musiques. Modern Voltaïques (and) Musiques modernes et traditionnelles du Mali, by Florent Mazzoleni. Australasian Review of African Studies. 33 (1), pp. 192-194.

 

   ·   2011. Conference paper: "Syliphone: The elephant that will not die. Guinean music on the Syliphone recording label". Symposium on Modern African Musics. L’Institut Français, Bamako.


   ·   2011. Contributions to Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound of Burkina Faso 1974-1979
. Analog Africa. AACD 70. Compact disc. 

 

   ·   2011. Review: Stirring the pot: A history of African cuisine, by Peter McCann. Australasian Review of African Studies. 32 (1), pp. 154-155. 2011.


   ·   2010. "Music for a coup - 'Armée Guinéenne'. An overview of Guinea's recent political turmoil". Australasian Review of African Studies. 31 (2), pp. 94-112.

 

   ·   2009. Mande popular music and cultural policies in West Africa: Griots and government policy since independenceGermany: VDM.

 

   ·   2009. "Archival and research resources in Conakry, Guinea". History in Africa: A journal of method. 36, pp. 439-445.


   ·   2009. Liner notes and compiler: Keletigui et ses Tambourinis. The Syliphone yearsSterns. STCD 3031-32. 2 x compact discs.
Sterns "Classic Guinean Orchestra" series.


   ·   2009. Contributions to Rail Band. Belle époque. Volume 3. Dioba. Sterns. STCD 3043-44. 2 x compact discs.

 

   ·   2009. "Music and politics in West Africa". Seminar series: Foregounding Africa. Institute of Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne.


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2009. "
Digitising and archiving Syliphone recordings in Guinea". Australasian Review of African Studies. 30 (1), pp. 144-150.

 

   ·   2009. "In reel time: Saving Africa's endangered archives". Planetree. Spring, pp. 21-23.


   ·   2008. Liner notes and compiler: Balla et ses Balladins. The Syliphone yearsSterns. STCD 3035-36. 2 x compact discs.
Sterns "Classic Guinean Orchestra" series.

 

   ·   2008. Conference paper: "Fieldwork in Africa: Advice for new researchers". Building a Common Future: Africa and Australasia. State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.

 

   ·   2008. Conference paper: "The search for Authenticité in a global age: Artists and arts policy in Francophone West Africa". Africans in Australia and Outsiders in Africa. Australian National University, Canberra.

 
   ·   2008. Contributions to Rail Band. Belle époque. Volume 2. Mansa. Sterns. STCD 3039-40. 2 x compact discs.


   ·   2008. Contributions to African Pearls. Congo 70: Rumba rock. Discograph. 6139342. Compact disc.

 

   ·   2008. Review: Ouidah. The social history of a West African slaving ‘port’. 1727-1892, by Robin Law. Australasian Review of African Studies. 29, pp. 162-163.

 

   ·   2007. Review: Conflict & collusion in Sierra Leone, by David Keen. Australasian Review of African Studies. 28, pp. 168-170.


   ·   2007. Liner notes and compiler: Bembeya Jazz National. The Syliphone years. Hits and rare recordingsSterns. STCD 3029-30. 2 x compact discs. Sterns "Classic Guinean Orchestra" series.


   ·   2007. Liner notes and compiler: AuthenticitéThe Syliphone years. Guinea's Orchestres Nationaux and Federaux 1965 - 1980Sterns. STCD 3025-26. 2 x compact discs.
Sterns "Classic Guinean Orchestra" series.


   ·   2007. Contributions to Rail Band. Belle époque. Volume 1. Soundiata. Sterns. STCD 3033-34. 2 x compact discs.


   ·   2006. "
Syliphone records". World Music. Volume 1: Africa & Middle East. Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham & Jon Lusk, eds. London: Rough Guides.

 

   ·   2005. Directory of Africanists in Australasia and the Pacific. 6th edition. Melbourne: AFSAAP.


   ·   2005. Liner notes and compiler: Bembeya Jazz National. The Syliphone Years.
 Sterns. STCD 3021-22.  2 x compact discs. (reissued as STCD 3029-30).

 

   ·   2005. Review: Sunjata. A West African epic of the Mande peoples, by David C. Conrad. Australasian Review of African Studies. 27 (1), pp. 96-100.

 

   ·   2004. "Music in Guinea’s first republic", in Mande-Manding. Background Reading for Ethnographic Research in the Region South of Bamako. Jan Jansen (ed). Leiden: Dept. of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University, pp. 284-301.

 

   ·   2004. "The return of Mali’s national arts festival", in Mande-Manding. Background Reading for Ethnographic Research in the Region South of Bamako. Jan Jansen (ed). Leiden: Dept. of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University, pp. 302-306.

 

   ·   2004. "Popular music and politics in Sékou Touré’s Guinea". Australasian Review of African Studies. 26 (1), pp. 26-42.

 

   ·   2004. Review: Eurafricans in Western Africa. Contested arenas of commerce, social status, gender and religious observance, by George E. Brooks. Australasian Review of African Studies. 26 (2), pp. 76-77.

 

   ·   2004. Review: Culture & text: Discourse and methodology in social research and cultural studies, Alison Lee & Cate Poynton (eds). University of Melbourne Postgraduate Review. 6 (1), p. 45.

 
   ·   2003. "Cultural policy and music in Mali"
Africa Quarterly. 43 (3), pp. 36-51.

 

   ·   2003. Conference paper: "Cultural policy in Mali". Africa on a Global Stage: Politics, History, Economics and Culture. Flinders University, Adelaide.


   ·   2002.
"Regionalisation".
fRoots. 225, pp. 45, 47.

 

   ·   2002. Conference paper: "Cultural policy in Guinea's first republic: Music, militants and myths". Africa Confronts Globalisation. Macquarie University, Sydney.

 

   ·   2001. "Golden Guinea". fRoots. 211/212, pp. 46-47, 49.

 

   ·   2000. Conference paper: "Music’s political dimension in West Africa". African Identities. University of Adelaide, Adelaide.