A post by Kenny Forbes from Glasgow University, questions the drive towards streamlined venues and concerts. Will they ultimately make for less memorable gigs?
Study on live music promoters, based on ethnographic research in Glasgow, Sheffield, and Bristol.
This first in a series – Anatomy of a Gig – introduces a space for people to comment objectively about live music events that they have attended, to build a resource for promoters and musicians on what works and what doesn’t work at a gig. In this way, the Anatomy of a Gig series will review the gig as a live music event rather than reviewing the music per se. Emma Webster kicks off with an account of a John Bramwell show.
The third of three books detailing the history of live music in Britain since 1950.
Article examining the role of the encore ritual within contemporary live music events.
Article illustrating how King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow is inextricably linked to the global live music industries.