Stanley-Niaah, Sonjah N. 2010. “Performing Boundarylessness.” In Dancehall: From Slave Ship to Ghetto, 150-174. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.

EN: In the chapter titled ‘Performing Boundarylessness,’ within the subsection titled ‘Stone Love and Tony Matterhorn,’ the author conducts a spatiocentric analysis of the sound system, ‘Stone Love,’ alongside the experiences of selector Tony Matterhorn, by using interviews by the likes of Winston Powell (2002). Stanley-Niaah explains the major influence of Stone Love in popularising dancehall internationally after committing to play in Canada in 1988, as well as the role individual selectors like Tony Matterhorn play in increasing the spread and capital value of dancehall outside of regions being toured.

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