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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 (Unpublished)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 (Unpublished)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 (Unpublished)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.

for St Albert's (2021)
Other
Burton, K. (2021). for St Albert's. Edinburgh, Scotland

A site-specific work informed by the architectural design of the Chapel of St Albert the Great, Edinburgh. The piece received multiple performances in the space on September 29th 2018, as part of Edinburgh's Doors open Day programme. The performers w... Read More about for St Albert's.

The Sound of Architecture - Guest Blog Historic Environment Scotland (2021)
Digital Artefact
Burton, K. (2021). The Sound of Architecture - Guest Blog Historic Environment Scotland. [Website]

Historic Environment Scotland published a guest blog about my site-specific compositions for three post-war and contemporary churches in Scotland. The blog was published in June 2020 as a response to the Covid pandemic, facilitating opportunities... Read More about The Sound of Architecture - Guest Blog Historic Environment Scotland.

The effects of dual-task interference in predicting turn-ends in speech and music (2021)
Journal Article
Fisher, N. K., Hadley, L. V., Corps, R. E., & Pickering, M. J. (2021). The effects of dual-task interference in predicting turn-ends in speech and music. Brain Research, 1768, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2021.147571

Determining when a partner’s spoken or musical turn will end requires well-honed predictive abilities. Evidence suggests that our motor systems are activated during perception of both speech and music, and it has been argued that motor simulation is... Read More about The effects of dual-task interference in predicting turn-ends in speech and music.

(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation' (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2021, May). (Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'. Paper presented at Annual Symposium of Music Scholars in Finland, Online

For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. In this paper, I address claims around the democratisation of music making with the advent of... Read More about (Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'.

The worst is yet to come: the psychological impact of COVID-19 on Hong Kong music teachers (2021)
Journal Article
Cheng, L., & Lam, C. Y. (2021). The worst is yet to come: the psychological impact of COVID-19 on Hong Kong music teachers. Music Education Research, 23(2), 211-224. https://doi.org/10.1080/14613808.2021.1906215

The COVID-19 pandemic has made online and distance learning the new normal at all levels of education. Music as a school subject that relies heavily on multimodal sensory and auditory-motor interactions has been dramatically affected. Music teachers... Read More about The worst is yet to come: the psychological impact of COVID-19 on Hong Kong music teachers.

A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education (2021)
Book Chapter
Stillie, B., & Moir, Z. (2021). A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education. In K. D. Cleland, & P. Fleet (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Aural Skills Pedagogy: Before, In and Beyond Higher Education. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429276392-18

When musicians and music educators consider aural training, many of us have a tendency to imagine students transcribing melodic dictation, identifying chord progressions, intervals, and cadences by ear, and otherwise training to recognize the aural f... Read More about A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education.

Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production (2021)
Book Chapter
Ferguson, P., & Hook, D. (2021). Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production. In R. Hepworth-Sawyer, R. Toulson, & J. Paterson (Eds.), Innovation in Music: Future Opportunities (89-105). Abingdon: Routledge

In January 2013 the authors became early adopters of Focusrite RedNet. The RedNet Dante-based audio-over-IP interfaces gave their studios and performance areas very flexible connectivity and this was presented at the first Innovation in Music confere... Read More about Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production.

Low-latency Networked Music Collaborations: Does ‘good enough’ do enough good? (2020)
Journal Article
Dylan Smith, G., Moir, Z., Ferguson, P., & Davies, G. (2020). Low-latency Networked Music Collaborations: Does ‘good enough’ do enough good?. Journal of Network Music and Arts, 2(1),

LoLa is a cutting-edge technology that enables low latency, real-time collaborations across vast distances using high-bandwidth, low-jitter networks. It has the capacity to transform how music is made and experienced. It has been utilized on a relati... Read More about Low-latency Networked Music Collaborations: Does ‘good enough’ do enough good?.

Shanshui (2020)
Other
Cheng, L. (2020). Shanshui. Hong Kong

Shanshui is a work for flute and interactive media. Through the reception of sonic artefacts from the flutist during the performance, the software programme dedicatedly developed for this piece transforms the flute voice into visual artefacts that de... Read More about Shanshui.

Interview with Bella Caledonia (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Hook, D. (2020, November). Interview with Bella Caledonia. Presented at Bella Chats

https://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2020/11/26/bella-chats-solareye/

Performing with Drum Kit Technologies (Advanced) (2020)
Book Chapter
Stillie, B. (2020). Performing with Drum Kit Technologies (Advanced). In A. P. bell (Ed.), The Music Technology Cookbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP)

This chapter describes an approach that introduces students to the features and musical affordances of drum kit technologies. Students learn how to use percussion controllers and electronic drum triggers, in conjunction with music software they have... Read More about Performing with Drum Kit Technologies (Advanced).

Music classroom as the shifting ground for patriotism: National Anthem Law in Hong Kong (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Cheng, L. (2020). Music classroom as the shifting ground for patriotism: National Anthem Law in Hong Kong. In Proceedings of the 20th International Seminar of the ISME Commission on Policy: Culture, Media and Education (65-72)

Music as an expressive art form can convey meaning and carry emotional associations. It can promote universal values such as anti-war and equality, or political ideology including both pro- and anti-establishment sentiments. As a result, various coun... Read More about Music classroom as the shifting ground for patriotism: National Anthem Law in Hong Kong.

Motivational Effects of Immersive Media on Adolescents’ Engagement in Cantonese Opera (2020)
Book Chapter
Cheng, L., & Leung, B. (2020). Motivational Effects of Immersive Media on Adolescents’ Engagement in Cantonese Opera. In W. W. Ma, K. Tong, & W. Bo Anna Tso (Eds.), Learning Environment and Design: Current and Future Impacts (213-226). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8167-0_13

Recent advancements in communication and computer technology have made available and affordable the immersive technology necessary for broader applications beyond industrial use. Facing growing competition from the emergence of new media as an attrac... Read More about Motivational Effects of Immersive Media on Adolescents’ Engagement in Cantonese Opera.