Moir, Z. (2016, July). Futures in Jazz - Education and Industry (Panel Chair). Presented at Continental Drift: 50 Years of Jazz from Europe, Edinburgh
No abstract available.
Medbøe, H. (2015). Medbøe/Eriksen/Halle - The Space Between. Norway
An album of original compositions performed by Haftor Medbøe (guitar), Espen Eriksen (piano), Gunnar Halle (trumpet)
Released on Losen Records, November 2015 with financal su...
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
Ferguson, P., Moir, Z., & Bennett, J. (2018, April). Recording Across Town and The Ocean. Paper presented at Network Performing Arts Production Workshop, Miami, USA
Moir, Z., Ferguson, P., & Smith, G. D. (2018, April). Experiences of Remote, Real-Time Music Production. Paper presented at NowNet Arts: Artistic and Technological Strategies for Public and Private Networks, New York
Moir, Z. (2017, September). Jamming in the 3rd Room. Paper presented at Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Liverpool, UK
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Questioning the Digital Revolution: Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Music Technologies. Paper presented at 19th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Kassel, Germany
The use of digital technologies since the 1980s have changed the way in which music is stored, distributed, and consumed. The use of digital technologies has also reshaped the...
Moir, Z. (2017, June). Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education and Industry. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Educators Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado
This presentation explores concepts of 'leisure' and 'musical activity'
by way of contextualizing the ways in which young people engage with music making as leisure. As such ...
Moir, Z. (2017, June). Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: The Importance of Popular Music Composition in Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado
This session will focus on Popular Music Composition (PMC) in undergraduate popular music degrees. The presenter will outline several important issues raised by students of PM...
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Following the Fairlight CMI and its Users: The Digital Reproduction of 'Real' Instruments and Sounds. Paper presented at Galpin Society/AMIS Conference on Musical Instruments, The University of Edinburgh
This paper will focus on the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI), which is generally regarded as the first commercially available digital sampler. However, its designe...
Harkins, P. (2017, March). 'The Rest is History': Writing a History of Music Technologies and their Users. Presented at Burgundy School of Business Research Seminar, University of Burgundy, Dijon
The socio-musical practice of sampling is closely associated with the re-use of pre-existing sound recordings and the technological processes of looping. These practices, base...
Moir, Z. (2017, February). Haphazard Pathways to Higher Popular Music Education in the UK. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Teaching Fellows Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z., Ferguson, P., & Smith, G. D. (2016, December). Jamming in the 3rd Room. Paper presented at Art of Record Production, Aalborg, Denmark
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2016, July). Routes To Higher Popular Music Education and Impact on Curricula Design. Paper presented at International Society of Music Educators World Conference, Glasgow, UK
Moir, Z. (2016, July). Music From The Mundane: Found Sounds and Popular Music Composition. Presented at Invited Guest Lecture, Ithaca College, New York, USA
Invited guest lecture.