Published continuously since 1977, Computer Music Journal (CMJ) is
a quarterly journal that covers a wide range of topics related to digital
It is published (in hard copy and on-line) by MIT Press.
The topics addressed in Computer Music Journal include:
software and hardware for digital audio signal processing;
electroacoustic, electronic, and computer music;
software for music notation, printing, and archival systems;
music representation languages and music cognition;
new physical performance interfaces;
sound localization and 3-D sound spatialization;
sound in computer user interfaces and virtual realities;
aesthetics of contemporary music, and other areas.
Each issue of Computer Music Journal is between 80 and 128 pages long
Editor's Notes, letters, and discussions of recent topics;
news and announcements relevant to the computer music community;
four or more feature articles--technical or aesthetical essays, tutorials, surveys, or interviews;
eight or more reviews of events, recordings, publications, and products; and
extensive new product announcements.
The editors of Computer Music Journal also produce an annual disc that contains curated music as well as sound examples, video examples, and computer files related to Journal articles. The disc is included with the hard-copy Winter issue.