A paper that outlines an on-going project – ‘Pompey Pop’ – that documents popular music in and around the city of Portsmouth, from the end of the war in 1945 to 1969.
A report providing the foundations for a long term strategy of ensuring a successful and economically viable live music sector in Wales.
Paper discussing heavy metal and ‘moshing’ as being part of a ‘civilising process’, part of the process of informalisation and reflecting society’s increasing need for excitement.
Paper exploring the processes of mediating amplified sound waves with a particular focus on sound engineers at festivals.
Analysis of the impact of the 2003 Licensing Act on the provision of Live Music in the UK.
Using case studies from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, this paper shows the specific problems confronting live music, with regard to policy and implementation.
Study on live music promoters, based on ethnographic research in Glasgow, Sheffield, and Bristol.
This research addresses the conflicting views of the health of folk music clubs using interviews with artists, agents, and folk club organisers/promoters.
Author(s): Live Music Forum Organisation / Affiliation: Live Music Forum Date: 04/07/2003 Source: Industry / Government Detailed analysis of the impact of the 2003 Live Music Act on the provision of Live Music in the U.K. Provides case studies of discrepancies between how the terms of the act itself and how they were perceived, by practitioners, the media and the public. …
The third of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.