Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 24/09/2012

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. This week’s blog post: There’s a riot going on: Notes on Pussy Riot, music and politics Adam Behr looks at some of the coverage of the Pussy Riot trial in the wider context of the questions it raises about music, politics and censorship. What …  

‘There’s a riot going on’: Notes on Pussy Riot, music and politics – Adam Behr

Adam Behr looks at some of the coverage of the Pussy Riot trial in the wider context of the questions it raises about music, politics and censorship. What are the dividing lines between musical and political statements? As the dust refuses to settle on this case, we examine some of the problems of the relationship between music and politics, and the need to maintain vigilance in the face of repression.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 17/09/2012

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. This week’s Live Music Exchange blog post: Staying behind after the show… John Sloboda Today’s guest contribution is by renowned scholar Professor John Sloboda, a leading writer on the psychology of music, Emeritus Professor at Keele University and Research Professor at the Guildhall School …  

Staying behind after the show… – John Sloboda

Today’s guest contribution is by renowned scholar Professor John Sloboda, a leading writer on the psychology of music, Emeritus Professor at Keele University and Research Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Here he introduces research into Understanding Audiences and post concert events which allow creative musicians to elicit feedback from audience members in a constructive environment.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 10/09/2012

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. This week’s Live Music Exchange blog post: Jammin’, improvisin’, groovin’… Mark Doffman Our latest guest post features Dr. Mark Doffman, from the University of Oxford, introducing his research on improvised jazz performances – digging beneath the apparent mystery of spontaneous musical group creativity to …  

Jammin’, improvisin’, groovin’… – Mark Doffman

Our latest guest post features Dr. Mark Doffman, from the University of Oxford, introducing his research on improvised jazz performances – digging beneath the apparent mystery of spontaneous musical group creativity to examine the interactions and gestures that lie beneath and the context in which they operate.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 03/09/2012

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. This week’s Live Music Exchange blog post: Simon Frith and Politics: An Interview In March 2012 Live Music Exchange supremos Martin Cloonan and Simon Frith got together to chat about music and politics in the context of Simon’s academic career and the development of …