Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 20/08/2012

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. This week’s Live Music Exchange blog post: The role of street music for the ‘creative city’  –  Karolina Doughty Dr. Karolina Doughty from the University of Brighton’s School of Applied Social Sciences introduces new research being undertaken alongside the University of Stockholm into busking …  

The role of street music for the ‘creative city’ – Karolina Doughty

In an introduction to new joint research taking place at the Universities of Brighton and Stockholm, Karolina Doughty looks beneath the surface of busking and street music to provide an account of the different cultural and policy debates surround the practice and how they fit into the ‘affective management’ of modern cities.