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Transmission Loss and Found: The Sampler as Compositional Tool

Journal Article
Harkins, P. (2009)
Transmission Loss and Found: The Sampler as Compositional Tool. Journal on the Art of Record Production, 4,
This article explores the use of the digital sampler as one of the studio tools that forms part of this creative process and focuses on interviews with a group of Edinburgh mu...

What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments

Other
Durkin, R. (2017)
What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments. https://theconversation.com/what-i-discovered-inside-edinburghs-museum-of-musical-instruments-77495
No abstract available.

Blake Schwarzenbach and the anxieties of American punk rock: 1991–present

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2016)
Blake Schwarzenbach and the anxieties of American punk rock: 1991–present. Punk and Post Punk, 5(3), 295-310. https://doi.org/10.1386/punk.5.3.295_1
This article argues that Blake Schwarzenbach was a pivotal figure in the evolution of American punk from the early 1990s. Schwarzenbach’s journey as a punk figure has exemplif...

Music From The Mundane: Found Sounds and Popular Music Composition

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2018, June)
Music From The Mundane: Found Sounds and Popular Music Composition. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference, Tennessee, USA
No abstract available.

Towards a Critical Consideration of Higher Popular Music Education: 5 Questions and some proposed answers

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2018, June)
Towards a Critical Consideration of Higher Popular Music Education: 5 Questions and some proposed answers. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference, Tennessee, USA
No abstract available.

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.

Futures in Jazz - Education and Industry (Panel Chair)

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2016, July)
Futures in Jazz - Education and Industry (Panel Chair). Presented at Continental Drift: 50 Years of Jazz from Europe
No abstract available.

Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: Considering the Value of Popular Music Education

Book
Moir, Z. (2017)
Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: Considering the Value of Popular Music Education. In J. Williams, & K. Williams (Eds.), The Singer Songwriter HandbookNew York: Bloomsbury Publishing
No abstract available.

Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education, and Industry

Book
Moir, Z. (2017)
Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education, and Industry. In R. Mantie, & G. D. Smith (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Music Making and LeisureNew York: Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190244705.013.9
Many young people are involved in music making activities that may be considered as “leisure,” such as playing in bands, making recordings, or live performance. Music making, ...

Popular Music Education (R)evolution

Book
Smith, G. D., Moir, Z., Brennan, M., Rambarran, S., & Kirkman, P. (2017)
Popular Music Education (R)evolution. In G. Dylan Smith, Z. Moir, M. Brennan, S. Rambarran, & P. Kirkman (Eds.), The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music EducationOxon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge
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...