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Your Feedback is Important to Us. (2018)
Exhibition / Performance
Moir, Z. Your Feedback is Important to Us. Performed at Edinburgh International Science Festival. 14 April 2018 - 14 June 2018. (Unpublished)

Interactive, generative sound art installation.

Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics (2017)
Conference Proceeding
McGowan, J., Leplatre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017). Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics. In Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017). https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.67

What does music look like? Representation of sound has taken many forms over time, from sinusoidal wave patterns, through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the amplitude of an audio signal. One aspect of music visualisation that has n... Read More about Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J. Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018. Performed at Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. 31 December 2017 - 1 January 2018. (Unpublished)

Headlining through the bells with Kipper Ceilidh (9-piece band) supported by Heilan Crew and the Occasionals http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-41768769

Can You Hear What I Feel? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2017, December). Can You Hear What I Feel?. Paper presented at Art of Record Production

No abstract available.

IDDM (2017)
Exhibition / Performance
Moir, Z. IDDM. Performed at Royal College of Music, Stockholm. 1 December 2017. (Unpublished)

No abstract available.

Cultural intermediaries in the contemporary British music press. (2017)
Thesis
Langlands, L. C. Cultural intermediaries in the contemporary British music press. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1034846

Forde (2001) argues that the “polyglottic identity” and “discursive autonomy” of the music press in the 1970s was replaced in the 1990s by a “monoglottic branded identity, direction and aesthetic” across the majority of music journalism titles. This... Read More about Cultural intermediaries in the contemporary British music press..

Floating Sanctuary (2017)
Other
Burton, K. (2017). Floating Sanctuary. [PDF score]. Edinburgh, Scotland

A site-specific work for solo cello written for Edinburgh Doors open Day. The piece is informed by the architectural design of Craigsbank Parish Church and was presented in the space at regular intervals on September 23 2017. It was performed by Joan... Read More about Floating Sanctuary.

Two Hearts Beating (2017)
Other
Dempster, K. (2017). Two Hearts Beating. [Musical Score]. Edinburgh, UK

Grassmarket Community Project • Composition: Two Hearts Beating for soprano and guitar. • Performance 1: Grassmarket Community Project during Edinburgh Doors Open Day on 23 September 2017. • Performance 2: Stockbridge Parish Church, in a v... Read More about Two Hearts Beating.

Jamming in the 3rd Room. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2017, September). Jamming in the 3rd Room. Paper presented at Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Liverpool, UK

No abstract available.

Questioning the Digital Revolution: Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Music Technologies (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Questioning the Digital Revolution: Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Music Technologies. Paper presented at 19th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Kassel, Germany

The use of digital technologies since the 1980s have changed the way in which music is stored, distributed, and consumed. The use of digital technologies has also reshaped the processes of musical production. This paper, though, challenges the view t... Read More about Questioning the Digital Revolution: Continuity and Change in the Design and Use of Music Technologies.

Promotion anxieties: Jazz promoters within the UK scene (2017)
Journal Article
Medb√łe, H., & Moir, Z. (2017). Promotion anxieties: Jazz promoters within the UK scene. Jazz Research Journal, 11(1), 7-27. https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.32504

Definitions and roles of the promoter within the ecology of the music industries have over recent years become the subject of attention by academics working within the eld of popular music studies. It has become accepted that precise de nitions are... Read More about Promotion anxieties: Jazz promoters within the UK scene.

Flipped Learning: Engaging Music Technology Students Outside the Classroom. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Stillie, B. (2017, June). Flipped Learning: Engaging Music Technology Students Outside the Classroom. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Conference

Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are an essential part of the learning infrastructure in university but are still commonly used as mere ‘file stores’ that give students online access to materials that have already been used in class. VLEs are not... Read More about Flipped Learning: Engaging Music Technology Students Outside the Classroom..

When is a Drummer not a Drummer? An innovative pedagogic approach to developing coordination, musicianship and creativity through electronic drum performance (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Stillie, B. (2017, June). When is a Drummer not a Drummer? An innovative pedagogic approach to developing coordination, musicianship and creativity through electronic drum performance. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Conference

When is a Drummer not a Drummer? An innovative pedagogic approach to developing coordination, musicianship and creativity through electronic drum performance. The use of electronic drum trigger units (such as the Roland SPD range or Yamaha DTX Mul... Read More about When is a Drummer not a Drummer? An innovative pedagogic approach to developing coordination, musicianship and creativity through electronic drum performance.

Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: The Importance of Popular Music Composition in Popular Music Education (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2017, June). Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: The Importance of Popular Music Composition in Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado

This session will focus on Popular Music Composition (PMC) in undergraduate popular music degrees. The presenter will outline several important issues raised by students of PMC regarding their understanding of the area, their identity as 'composers',... Read More about Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: The Importance of Popular Music Composition in Popular Music Education.

Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education and Industry (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2017, June). Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education and Industry. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Educators Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado

This presentation explores concepts of 'leisure' and 'musical activity' by way of contextualizing the ways in which young people engage with music making as leisure. As such musical activities are often self-directed, self-funded and fuelled princi... Read More about Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education and Industry.

Following the Fairlight CMI and its Users: The Digital Reproduction of 'Real' Instruments and Sounds (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2017, June). Following the Fairlight CMI and its Users: The Digital Reproduction of 'Real' Instruments and Sounds. Paper presented at Galpin Society/AMIS Conference on Musical Instruments, The University of Edinburgh

This paper will focus on the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI), which is generally regarded as the first commercially available digital sampler. However, its designers, Peter Vogel and Kim Ryrie, were primarily interested in the use of digi... Read More about Following the Fairlight CMI and its Users: The Digital Reproduction of 'Real' Instruments and Sounds.

'The Rest is History': Writing a History of Music Technologies and their Users (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2017, March). 'The Rest is History': Writing a History of Music Technologies and their Users. Presented at Burgundy School of Business Research Seminar, University of Burgundy, Dijon

The socio-musical practice of sampling is closely associated with the re-use of pre-existing sound recordings and the technological processes of looping. These practices, based on appropriation and repetition, have been particularly common within the... Read More about 'The Rest is History': Writing a History of Music Technologies and their Users.

Storm Piece [audio installation] (2017)
Digital Artefact
Holmes, P. (2017). Storm Piece [audio installation]. [Gallery exhibition]

20 channel voice recording. Audio speakers. The huge oceanic swells that hit the western European coast bring visitors from all over the world to experience the surfing. These great breakers have their origins in the Atlantic storms that blast t... Read More about Storm Piece [audio installation].