A report estimating the total revenues of the Finnish music industries, including recorded, live, and publishing.
Chapter covering music festivals in Britain as part of a wider exploration of festivals in an international context.
Edited anthology covering festivals in a range of contexts, from the Olympics through to heritage and including the British pop festival.
This study investigates the idea and practice of liveness in modern music, drawing on case studies including Glenn Gould and the White Stripes.
Martin Cloonan both reports and reflects upon the author’s experience as part of the Steering Group on a project which attempted to map the main issues facing the music industries in Scotland.
Simon Frith reflects on the Live Music Exchange project in the context of ‘knowledge exchange’.
This article examines the policies of the British Musicians’ Union towards the employment of musicians who were not UK citizens in the period from the 1920s to the 1950s, with particular emphasis on an alleged ban on American musicians entering the country.
Martin Cloonan offers some initial impressions of the potential policy implications of conducting research in to live music; the article examines issues of regulation, the black economy and sharp business practices, and developments in concert ticketing
A world first- taking a census of all the musical activity in a city on one night, illustrating Melbourne’s music scene and providing rich data regarding music making and consumption in the state of Victoria in both small and large scale contexts.
Dave Laing maps popular music performance sites to understand the links between performers and their audiences, drawing on case studies including Elton John, and Manchester in the 1960s.