Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 25th March 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One To Watch  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post Trying to Stop George From Having a Night Out – Martin Cloonan This post is part of an occasional series …  

Trying to Stop George From Having a Night Out – Martin Cloonan

This post is part of an occasional series originating from ‘The Musicians’ Union: A Social History’ – an AHRC and ESRC funded research project based in the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. Here, Martin Cloonan describes the Union’s dispute – up to and including appearances in court – with George Formby’s musical director Bill Main, and how they illustrate the legal and political climate around labour relations of the era.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 18th March 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One From The Archives  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post How To Communicate With Your Monitor Engineer – Mark Hadman Sheffield based sound engineer Mark Hadman’s ‘brusque guide for …  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 11th March 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One To Watch  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post The ecology of live music – Neil McSweeney Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Neil McSweeney explores the idea that, for a healthy live …  

The ecology of live music – Neil McSweeney

Sheffield-based singer-songwriter Neil McSweeney explores the idea that, for a healthy live music ecosystem within a locality, there might be an optimum number – or at the least, a minimum provision – of rehearsal spaces, recording facilities and performance spaces for a given population with a given demographic make-up. In doing do, he paves the way towards further research while highlighting its importance for policy makers and local governments.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 4th March 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One To Watch  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post Mapping the maps – Adam Behr Maps are increasingly integrated into our everyday media consumption and there’s a growth in …  

Mapping the Maps – Adam Behr

Maps are increasingly integrated into our everyday media consumption and there’s a growth in mapping musical activity – by academics, communities and businesses. In today’s post, Adam Behr tries to unpick some of the different motivations, methods and implications of mapping the music.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 25th February 2013

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One To Watch  Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post Planning and pulling off a DIY tour – Asher Baker Our latest guest post is by Asher Baker, an acoustic …