About the Journal

About the Journal

Focus and Scope

SoundEffects. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sound and Sound Experience is a peer-reviewed online journal that brings together a plurality of theories, methodologies, and historical approaches applicable to sound as both mediated and unmediated experience. The journal primarily addresses disciplines within media and communication studies, aesthetics, musicology, comparative literature, cultural studies, and sociology. In order to push the border of interdisciplinary sound studies into new areas, we also incourage contributions from disciplines such as psychology, health care, architecture, and sound design. As the only international journal to take a humanities-based interdisciplinary approach to sound, SoundEffects respons to the increasing global interest in sound studies in the past decade.

Peer Review Process

Articles published in SoundEffects are submitted to a double-blind peer review procedure. The editors of each issue moderate and supervise the review process, and authors are able to follow each step of it.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Creative Commons License
The content of the journal is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

International Advisory Board

Nicholas Cook, Professor of Music, University of Cambridge
Antoine Hennion, Director of Research, Centre for the Sociology of Innovation, Mines ParisTech
Lydia Goehr, Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University
Christoph Cox, Professor of Philosophy, Hampshire College
Kathleen Higgins, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas, Austin
Philip Tagg, Visiting Professor of Musicology, Leeds Beckett University and the University of Salford
Michael Bull, Professor of Sound Studies, University of Sussex
Annabel J. Cohen, Professor of Psychology, University of Prince Edward Island
Steven Connor, Grace 2 Professor of English in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge
Douglas Kahn, Professor of Media and Innovation, National Institute for Experimental Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney


Soundeffects does not take any charge for submission, reveiw or publishing of articels.


The articles are stored via the  backup services of The Royal Danish Library


  • Danish Research Council of Humanities