Emory has research guides for African-American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, and many more fields. Use these to identify article databases pertinent to your interdisciplinary topic.
A selective list of journals available at Emory and generally useful for academic papers.
Scholarly journal articles are usually the most appropriate for academic papers. Characteristics of scholarly publications:
Examples include: Ethnomusicology, Journal of Musicology, American Music, Musical Quarterly, and Popular Music.
Popular magazine articles are useful when your topic is so current that scholars haven't written much about it or you need first-hand, contemporaneous reports (such as a newspaper or magazine review by a person who attended a work's premiere). Characteristics of popular publications:
Examples include: The New Yorker, Down Beat, Rolling Stone, and Variety.