Listening Otherwise: Relationalities of the Othered


  • Mark V. Campbell University of Toronto Scarborough


In this forum piece, I explore the potential of listening as a performative act by focusing on the experiences and skills essential to the practice of DJing. I find the field of remix studies a fruitful arena to expand and explore the possibilities of music studies beyond the silos of contemporary musical analysis and scholarship.

Author Biography

Mark V. Campbell, University of Toronto Scarborough

Mark V. Campbell is a DJ, scholar, curator, and assistant professor of music and culture at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. His recent books include the monograph AfroSonic Life (2022), the co-edited collection of essays, We Still Here: Hip Hop in North of the 49th Parallel (2020), and the forthcoming co-edited collection, Hip Hop Archives: The Politics and Poetics of Knowledge Production.