Josh Kun
Josh Kun

Josh Kun is a professor in the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, where he is director of The Popular Music Project at The Norman Lear Center. He is the author of "Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America," co-author of "And You Shall Know Us By The Trail Of Our Vinyl," and co-editor of "Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border," among other volumes. With The Grammy Museum, he recently curated "Trouble in Paradise: Music and Los Angeles 1945-1975", part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time series. He is currently collaborating with The Library Foundation of Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Public Library, and Angel City Press on "Songs in the Key of L.A.," a multimedia exploration of Los Angeles through its vintage sheet music.

Recent Articles
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Coda
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Coda
A recap of all of the performances from Songs in the Key of Los Angeles, bringing to life long-archived sheet music within the L.A. Public Library.
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: La Santa Cecilia
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: La Santa Cecilia
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles concludes with L.A. band La Santa Cecilia's take on "Chiapanecas" -- bringing to life long-archived sheet music within the L.A. Public Library.
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Petrojvic Blasting Company
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Petrojvic Blasting Company
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles continues with L.A. band Petrojvic Blasting Company's take on "Strolling Neath The California Moon" -- bringing to life long-archived sheet music within the L.A. Public Library.
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Julia Holter
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Julia Holter
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles continues with L.A. musician Julia Holter's take on "Where The Mission Bells Are Chiming" -- bringing to life long archived sheet music within the L.A. Public Library.
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Aloe Blacc
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: Aloe Blacc
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles continues with singer Aloe Blacc's take on "When The Girl You Love Lives in California" -- bringing to life long archived sheet music within the L.A. Public Library.
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: A Prelude
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles: A Prelude
Songs in the Key of Los Angeles explores a portion of the L.A. Public Library's sheet music collection, which is thought to be the world's only library collection of Southern California sheet music.
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