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The world is getting smaller, and even countries like Indonesia are producing new hybrids of popular and ethnic music. Most Americans who have never heard Indonesian music probably think of it in terms of the gamelan music of Bali. Those days are long gone. Here, Wallach (popular culture, Bowling Green State Univ.) shows that many foreign influences are changing the current popular music in Indonesia. For examples, traditional dangdut folk music now incorporates sounds and instrumentation from India and other countries of the region, while thrash metal punk bands are now sprouting. Wallach explores these genres and more, doing an excellent job of documenting the cultural and ethnographic aspects of his topic. However, considering the narrow focus and scholarly tone of the book, it is recommended for comprehensive world music collections.