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Cult Sound Studies: hand claps, orchestra hits, and the production of popular music

Journal Article
Harkins, P. (in press)
Cult Sound Studies: hand claps, orchestra hits, and the production of popular music. Sound Studies, 5(2), 213-216. https://doi.org/10.1080/20551940.2019.1648029

Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies

Book
Harkins, P. (2019)
Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351209960
Digital Sampling is the first book about the design and use of sampling technologies that have shaped the sounds of popular music since the 1980s. Written in two parts, Digit...

The Absent Presence of Progressive Rock in the British Music Press, 1968-1974

Journal Article
Anderton, C., & Atton, C. (in press)
The Absent Presence of Progressive Rock in the British Music Press, 1968-1974. Rock Music Studies, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/19401159.2019.1651521
The upsurge of academic interest in the genre known as progressive rock has taken much for granted. In particular, little account has been taken of how discourses surrounding...

Challenging authenticity: fakes and forgeries in rock music

Journal Article
Atton, C. (2019)
Challenging authenticity: fakes and forgeries in rock music. Popular Music, 38(2), 204-218. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261143019000084
Authenticity is a key concept in the evaluation of rock music by critics and fans. The production of fakes challenges the means by which listeners evaluate the authentic, by ...

Sleepwalkers, Beware: Towards a Post-Structuralist Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education

Book Chapter
Moir, Z., & Hails, J. (2019)
Sleepwalkers, Beware: Towards a Post-Structuralist Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and PracticesLondon and New York: Bloomsbury Publishing
No abstract available.

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices

Book
Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), (2019)
The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices
The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education draws together the most current thinking on the subject of popular music education from practical, empirical, ethnographic, ...

Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices

Book Chapter
Moir, Z., Powell, B., & Smith, G. D. (2019)
Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and PracticesBloomsbury Publishing
No abstract available.

Real Time, Remote, Interactive Recording Sessions: Music Production Without Boundaries

Book Chapter
Moir, Z., Ferguson, P., & Smith, G. D. (2019)
Real Time, Remote, Interactive Recording Sessions: Music Production Without Boundaries. In Producing MusicTaylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315212241
Inhabitants of the 21st century live and work in a world in which many aspects of daily interactions with other humans are no longer hampered by physical distance. Indeed, sch...

Can Music be Digitised? Samplers, Democratisation, and 'the Digital Age'

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2018, December)
Can Music be Digitised? Samplers, Democratisation, and 'the Digital Age'. Paper presented at Music, Digitalisation, and Democracy
Rather than an abrupt or revolutionary shift from analogue to digital, I will argue in this paper that the use of digital technologies such as samplers have been part of a mor...

Was the Sampler a Revolution? Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Synthesizer/Sampling Technologies

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2018, September)
Was the Sampler a Revolution? Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Synthesizer/Sampling Technologies. Paper presented at The Sound of the Anthropocene: Materialities Seminar
No abstract available.
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Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

Brutal or Beautiful: Edinburgh Napier team encourages different view of modernist buildings

6 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.

Exhibition - 40th Anniversary of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

1 July 2018
An exhibition of photography, print and ephemera relating to forty years of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival curated by Dr Haftor Medbøe, Associate Professor of Music at Edinburgh Napier University and...

Music and Design Staff Showcase their Work at the Architecture Fringe

11 June 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...

Augusto Esteves was featured in The Conversation and EconoTimes

9 October 2017
The articles cover the work published at ICMI '17, exploring the use of head-mounted displays as opera glasses, with the goal of delivering an egalitarian user experience during live events. Links bel...

Alba New Music Festival 2017

5 October 2017
In collaboration with Alba New Music, the Applied Music Research Centre is pleased to be presenting the 2017 Alba New Music Festival. Music by Brian Ferneyhough, Jonathan Harvey, Richard Beaudoin, Mor...

Lecturer in Music is Editor of Recently 'Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education'

24 January 2017
Dr Zack Moir from music is one of the editors of the recently published 'Routledge Research Handbook of Popular Music Education', which is a new edited volume containing contributions from a wide rang...