Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 26th November 2012

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: Live Music 101 #4: Venue Typologies: An Overview – Emma Webster Our research into live music has thrown up …  

Live Music 101 #4: Venue Typologies: An Overview – Emma Webster

Our research into live music has thrown up a number of venue typologies. This blog post in our Live Music 101 series aims to critically evaluate what is on offer, drawing on industrial, sociological, and architectural perspectives; the post includes previously unpublished work by Simon Frith.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 19th November 2012

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 Posts: Campaign Against Leafleting Bans – Lord Clement-Jones Lord Clement-Jones, one of the driving forces behind the Live Music Act …  

Flyering is a vital part of grassroots live music promotion – Dr Emma Webster

Following on from Lord Clement-Jones’ blog post about the Campaign Against Leafleting Bans, Dr Emma Webster’s reply is based on her personal experiences as a flyerer, and on her doctoral research into the promotion of live music. In this post, she identifies a number of reasons why flyering is a vital part of grassroots live music promotion, including branding, networks, and cost.  

Campaign Against Leafleting Bans – Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Clement-Jones, one of the driving forces behind the Live Music Act 2012, is now involved in a campaign to protect small-scale cultural and community events from local authority restrictions on flyering. In this blog post, he explains why he believes that leafleting is a key civic freedom and one vital to grassroots events.  

From Gigs to Giggs: politics, law and live music – John Street (2012)

This paper explores what it means to talk of live music as a right by looking at the ways in which courts and other actors constitute music as a political entity to which such rights might be attached, with case studies of grime artist Giggs and the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster.