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The shifting sands of UK secondary music curricula: problematising relationships between aural training and music literacy (2024)
Journal Article
Donn, R., Stillie, B., & Moir, Z. (2024). The shifting sands of UK secondary music curricula: problematising relationships between aural training and music literacy. Music Education Research, 26(1), 58-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/14613808.2024.2309204

This article, which is intended as a contribution to wider conversations around music literacy, explores current conceptions of music literacy within the UK, using the area of aural skills training as a focus. Specifically, it considers the nature of... Read More about The shifting sands of UK secondary music curricula: problematising relationships between aural training and music literacy.

Green in Blue: The environmental impacts of jazz production and consumption (2023)
Journal Article
Medboe, H. (2023). Green in Blue: The environmental impacts of jazz production and consumption. Jazz Research Journal, 16(2), 129-146

This article examines environmental consequences in the manufacture and dissemination of recorded jazz alongside the ecological impacts of jazz festivals as sites of fandom and convergence. By tracing the roots and development in the models for produ... Read More about Green in Blue: The environmental impacts of jazz production and consumption.

T/ensor/~ 0.3 (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Papageorgiou, D. (2023). T/ensor/~ 0.3. In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2023

T/ensor/~ (version 0.3) is a prototype of a dynamic performance system developed in MAX that involves adaptive digital signal processing modules and generative processes towards exploring the field and performance-practice of human-machine improvisat... Read More about T/ensor/~ 0.3.

Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries (2023)
Journal Article
Stutterheim, K. (2023). Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries. International Journal of Film and Media Arts, 8(3), 59-73. https://doi.org/10.24140/ijfma.v8.n3.04

Sound dramaturgy as part of the aesthetic design of documentary films is invisible but most relevant, although often overlooked. The chapter gives a short introduction to dramaturgy and the importance of sound dramaturgy as most impactful for documen... Read More about Sound Dramaturgy for Poetic Documentaries.

Proceedings of the 18th International Audio Mostly Conference (2023)
Conference Proceeding
(2023). Proceedings of the 18th International Audio Mostly Conference. . https://doi.org/10.1145/3616195

Audio Mostly is an interdisciplinary conference on design and experience of interaction with sound that prides itself on embracing applied theory and reflective practice. Its annual gatherings bring together thinkers and doers from academia and indus... Read More about Proceedings of the 18th International Audio Mostly Conference.

‘Keeping the Machines Alive’: Repairing and Maintaining the Fairlight CMI. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2023, June). ‘Keeping the Machines Alive’: Repairing and Maintaining the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at Innovation In Music Conference 2023, Edinburgh, UK

The story of the Fairlight CMI is a story of misuse. Designed primarily as a digital synthesizer for the imitation of acoustic instruments, it was used in the worlds of popular music to sample the sounds of everyday life and pre-existing recordings.... Read More about ‘Keeping the Machines Alive’: Repairing and Maintaining the Fairlight CMI..

Crisis? What Crisis? Carbonism, Solutionism, and the (Un)sustainability of Music (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2023, June). Crisis? What Crisis? Carbonism, Solutionism, and the (Un)sustainability of Music. Paper presented at XXII Biennial IASPM International Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US

In June 2021, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research published ‘Super-Low Carbon Live Music: a roadmap for the UK live music sector to play its part in tackling the climate crisis’. Commissioned by the Bristol trip-hop group, Massive Attack,... Read More about Crisis? What Crisis? Carbonism, Solutionism, and the (Un)sustainability of Music.

Festival hiatus, resilience and innovation during COVID-19: learnings from the Edinburgh festivals (2023)
Journal Article
Ali-Knight, J., Kerr, G., Stewart, H., & Holmes, K. (2023). Festival hiatus, resilience and innovation during COVID-19: learnings from the Edinburgh festivals. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 14(2), 170-188. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-08-2022-0068

Purpose In this paper, we explore how Edinburgh’s key Festivals have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their response presents the emergence of more innovative festival delivery models and a different imagining of the festival space. Design/met... Read More about Festival hiatus, resilience and innovation during COVID-19: learnings from the Edinburgh festivals.

Haftor Medbøe|Konrad Wiszniewski: Poiesis (2023)
Digital Artefact
Medboe, H., & Wiszniewski, K. (2023). Haftor Medbøe|Konrad Wiszniewski: Poiesis. [Compact Cassette and digital distribution]

An album of freely improvised music recorded in July 2022 and released on compact cassette and digital platforms by Subcontinental Records, Bangalore.

Activating and Developing Free Improvisational Creativities in Higher Education: Contesting Authority, Exploring Creativities, Stimulating Dialogue (2022)
Book Chapter
Atton, C., Cowan, M., Docherty, H., Farnish, K., Moir, Z., & Pattie, E. (2022). Activating and Developing Free Improvisational Creativities in Higher Education: Contesting Authority, Exploring Creativities, Stimulating Dialogue. In C. Randles, & P. Burnard (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Creativities in Music Education. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003248194-35

This chapter explores the concept of improvisational creativities in higher education and the ways in which such an approach to music education is beneficial. We report on a collaborative autoethnography, conducted by the authors, in which we explore... Read More about Activating and Developing Free Improvisational Creativities in Higher Education: Contesting Authority, Exploring Creativities, Stimulating Dialogue.

Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2022, August). Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they?. Paper presented at IASPM UK and Ireland Conference, University of Liverpool

In December last year, a number of record labels based in the UK signed the Music Climate Pact in which they committed to reducing the emission of greenhouse gases by 50% by 2030 and achieving net zero by 2050. Signatories of the pact included the th... Read More about Beyond Sustainability: The Music Industries Declare Emergency on Planet Earth – or do they?.

‘There it is, another code ready to be used’. Repurposing comprovisation [Lecture-recital]. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Papageorgiou, D., & Sánchez Díaz, F. (2022, June). ‘There it is, another code ready to be used’. Repurposing comprovisation [Lecture-recital]. Presented at Performance Studies Network International Conference 2022, Department of Music and Media, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

‘There it is, another code ready to be used’ is a notational environment and a system for improvisation on any instrument of the saxophone family (with or without live electronics) developed by Dimitris Papageorgiou. The project is the result of an... Read More about ‘There it is, another code ready to be used’. Repurposing comprovisation [Lecture-recital]..

Solareye at Sonica 2022 - Live Performance at sonic visual arts festival (2022)
Exhibition / Performance
Hook, D. (2022). Solareye at Sonica 2022 - Live Performance at sonic visual arts festival. [Live Performance]. 11 March 2022. (Unpublished)

Just as the Covid crisis first hit the UK, Solareye – aka SAMA-winning, Stanley Odd frontman Dave Hook – was putting the finishing touches to a new set of solo works, imagining a future Scotland recovering from a fictional disaster. Given new urgency... Read More about Solareye at Sonica 2022 - Live Performance at sonic visual arts festival.

'Kids rock Akademiks but they're not academic': hip-hop, academia and the liminal spaces between (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Hook, D. (2022, January). 'Kids rock Akademiks but they're not academic': hip-hop, academia and the liminal spaces between. Paper presented at PANTHEON: Hip-Hop’s Global Pathways to Cultural “Legitimacy” (European Hip-Hop Studies Network Meeting), Paris, France

Presenting a ra/p/aper, demonstrating and arguing that hip-hop practice is hip-hop studies. Building on AD Carson’s artist-research in the form of mixtap/e/ssays (Carson, 2020), the work asserts that rap is research, art is scholarship, rather than r... Read More about 'Kids rock Akademiks but they're not academic': hip-hop, academia and the liminal spaces between.

Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance) (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Burton, K. Writing for Craigsbank (illustrated lecture with live performance). [Illustrated lecture with live performance]. Exhibited at Edinburgh, Scotland. 30 November 2021 - 27 November 2017. (Unpublished)

Following the premiere of my site-specific work for performance at Craigsbank Parish Church (originally titled Floating Sanctuary), I was invited to talk to the Church of Scotland's Committee on Church Art and Architecture.

Disembodied Voice (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Di Donato, B. (2021). Disembodied Voice. [Music Performance]. Performed at Naples (Italy). 27 November 2021 - 27 November 2021. (Unpublished)

Disembodied Voice, for live electronics and voice, uses of electroacoustic technologies to disembody the voice from its singer. The singer will articulate and conduct her voice across the audience through the embodiment of sound manipulations. The... Read More about Disembodied Voice.

Disembodied Voice (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Di Donato, B. (2021). Disembodied Voice. [Live performance]. Performed at Matera Intermedia Festival 2021, Matera, Italy. 21 November 2021 - 5 December 2021. (Unpublished)

Disembodied Voice, for live electronics and voice, uses of electroacoustic technologies to disembody the voice from its singer. The singer will articulate and conduct her voice across the audience through the embodiment of sound manipulations. The... Read More about Disembodied Voice.