Welcome to The International Association for the Study of Popular Music UK and Ireland Branch

The Road to Independence: the Independent Record Industry in Transition.

Posted: February 14th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

Call for Chapters
Editor : Victor Sarafian.
Publisher : Presse de l’Université Toulouse 1 Capitole

Proposal submission: 1 July 2019
Full chapters due: 1 December 2019

We are inviting proposals for a book-length essay collection on all aspects of the independent record industry… it’s past, present and future prospects. Technology has changed how music is produced, distributed and consumed. From the advent of the gramophone to the advent of napster, technology has shaped the economic and cultural aspects of the music industry.

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Rhythm in Music since 1900

Posted: February 12th, 2019 | Filed under: Remembrances | No Comments »

17-18 November, 2019
University of Colorado Boulder

Submission deadline: 1 June 2019

   Keynote (lecture-recital): Pierre Laurent-Aimard, pianist

   Invited speakers (and projected topics):

  • Kyle Adams on rhythm in hip-hop
  • Brian Alegant on pedagogy of rhythm in recent repertories
  • Jeanne Bamberger on action and symbolic description
  • John Roeder on post-tonal canons

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Street Music conference

Posted: February 12th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

UEA Norwich, 14-15 May 2019

This FREE conference, organised by the AHRC Connected Communities programme, seeks to explore an important but neglected aspect of public culture and community construction: street music. It aims to draw together the new knowledge and practice generated by funded research projects across Connected Communities with work across a number of academic disciplines as well as the creative sector. Following Connected Communities established practice, the conference seeks to function as a place for dialogue between academics, independent researchers, musicians, performers, and the arts and cultural policy sectors.

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Sonic Waves: Music and Sound Beyond Borders

Posted: February 8th, 2019 | Filed under: Remembrances | No Comments »

Date: 8 May, 2019 | Time: 10am – 5:30pm | Venue: Geoffrey Manton, Manchester Met

Evening Event: Expect Music And Sonic Sounds in one of Manchester’s underground music venues

Keynote Speaker – Dr Linda O Keeffe (Edinburgh School of Art)

We are a group of multidisciplinary researchers exploring the musical beats and sonic streets of Manchester and beyond. For this symposium we want to bring together academics, researchers, practitioners, students and community organisations interested in exploring how music, sound and the sonic can be used to transcend boundaries and move beyond borders. At a time of global uncertainties from climate change and conflict zones, to national and international political upheaval, we question if music and the sonic can narrate and negate these changes and shift our understanding of core and peripheral preoccupations. We encourage submissions along the following themes, covering popular music and sonic engagements:

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Sounds and Poetry of the Streets: Empowering Philippine Expressive Popular Cultures

Posted: February 6th, 2019 | Filed under: Calls for Papers | No Comments »

EPAPC September 2019 National Conference 

Organisers: Alona Guevarra, Lara Mendoza, Jose Buenconsejo, all scholars of EPAPC

The research group, Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures (EPAPC), a grantee of the Commission of Higher Education (CHED)-SALIKHA Creative Grants, announces a call for papers for a special conference on Philippine Expressive Popular Cultures entitled Sounds and Poetry of the Streets: Philippine Expressive Popular Cultures. Selected abstract proposals will be presented in September 2019 at Ateneo de Manila University. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University.

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