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Todd Edwards & the microsample: speed & spirituality in UK Garage. (2007)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Harkins, P. (2007, October). Todd Edwards & the microsample: speed & spirituality in UK Garage. Paper presented at Mediation, Movement and Microrhythm in Groove-Based Music Workshop, University of Oslo, Norway

My paper will examine the role of New Jersey producer Todd Edwards within the development of UK Garage by focussing on his use of microsamples which Simon Reynolds describes as a “technique of cross-hatching brief snatches of vocals into a melodic-pe... Read More about Todd Edwards & the microsample: speed & spirituality in UK Garage..

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

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.

for one (2016)
Other
Hails, J. (2016). for one. [Musical score]. Print manuscript in the possession of the composer

Musical work (duration 19') for oneunspecified melodic sustaining instrument. Work employs specific tuning related to just intervals.

Appropriation, Additive Approaches and Accidents: The Sampler as Compositional Tool and Recording Dislocation (2010)
Journal Article
Harkins, P. (2010). Appropriation, Additive Approaches and Accidents: The Sampler as Compositional Tool and Recording Dislocation. Journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, 1(1), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.5429/2079-3871%28201

Brian Eno describes the recording studio as a compositional tool that has enabled composers to enjoy a more direct relationship with sound. This article will explore the use of the digital sampler as one of the studio tools that forms part of this cr... Read More about Appropriation, Additive Approaches and Accidents: The Sampler as Compositional Tool and Recording Dislocation.

Haftor Medbøe & Anneke Kampman - Places and Spaces (2012)
Other
Medbøe, H. (2012). Haftor Medbøe & Anneke Kampman - Places and Spaces. Edinburgh, UK

An album of nine compositions featuring Anneke Kampman (vocals), Andy Jeffcoat (synth), Richard Kass (percussion). Engineered by Michal Jankowski Produced by Graham Coe Released in September 2009

Haftor Medbøe Group - New:Happy (2008)
Digital Artefact
Medbøe, H. (2008). Haftor Medbøe Group - New:Happy. Edinburgh, UK

An album of eight original compositions featuring Konrad Wiszniewski (tenor saxophone), Chris Greive (trombone), Signy Jacobsdottir (percussion) and Eva Malling (bass). Recorded in Edinburgh and Copenhagen in 2007. Engineered by Dave Hook. Mix... Read More about Haftor Medbøe Group - New:Happy.

In Perpetuity (2006)
Digital Artefact
Medbøe, H. (2006). In Perpetuity. Edinburgh, UK

An album of seven original compositions featuring Sue McKenzie (soprano saxophone), Chris Greive (trombone), Signy Jacobsen (percussion) and the strings of The Edinburgh Quartet. Engineered by Dr Paul Ferguson and Dave Hook Mixed, mastered and pr... Read More about In Perpetuity.

Islay Jazz Festival (2020)
Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (2020). Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2), Article 3. https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.40304

This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through interviews with festival promoters, performers and audience members, along... Read More about Islay Jazz Festival.

The Edinburgh Festival FRINGE - Sandy Brechin Band (2016)
Exhibition / Performance
Currie, J., Brechin, S., Mill, A., Oke, W., Anderson, R., & Brady, P. The Edinburgh Festival FRINGE - Sandy Brechin Band. Performed at Acoustic Music Centre@St Brides. 23 August 2016 - 23 August 2016. (Unpublished)

Wild man of the accordion and frontman of Burach and the Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums, Out of his Box and Out of his Tree, along with some fantastic new material. Accompanied by W... Read More about The Edinburgh Festival FRINGE - Sandy Brechin Band.

Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies (2019)
Book
Harkins, P. (2019). Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351209960

Digital Sampling is the first book about the design and use of sampling technologies that have shaped the sounds of popular music since the 1980s. Written in two parts, Digital Sampling begins with an exploration of the Fairlight CMI and how artis... Read More about Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies.

The Absent Presence of Progressive Rock in the British Music Press, 1968-1974 (2019)
Journal Article
Anderton, C., & Atton, C. (2020). The Absent Presence of Progressive Rock in the British Music Press, 1968-1974. Rock Music Studies, 7(1), 8-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/19401159.2019.1651521

The upsurge of academic interest in the genre known as progressive rock has taken much for granted. In particular, little account has been taken of how discourses surrounding progressive rock were deployed in popular culture in the past, especially... Read More about The Absent Presence of Progressive Rock in the British Music Press, 1968-1974.

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices (2019)
Book
Moir, Z., Powell, B., & Dylan Smith, G. (Eds.). (2019). The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices. Bloomsbury Publishing

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education draws together the most current thinking on the subject of popular music education from practical, empirical, ethnographic, sociological and philosophical perspectives. Through a series of unique cha... Read More about The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices.

Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices (2019)
Book Chapter
Moir, Z., Powell, B., & Smith, G. D. (2019). Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices. Bloomsbury Publishing

No abstract available.

How do I get the grades creativity and conflicts of motivation risk and reward. (2019)
Book Chapter
Stefanie, R. (2019). How do I get the grades creativity and conflicts of motivation risk and reward. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. D. Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices (395-413). Bloomsbury Publish

This chapter discusses the thought processes behind learning, teaching, and assessment (LTA) of creativity as a set of skills and processes. I utilize the work I have done in designing and delivering a module (course) that specifically tackles creati... Read More about How do I get the grades creativity and conflicts of motivation risk and reward..

Real Time, Remote, Interactive Recording Sessions: Music Production Without Boundaries (2019)
Book Chapter
Moir, Z., Ferguson, P., & Smith, G. D. (2019). Real Time, Remote, Interactive Recording Sessions: Music Production Without Boundaries. In Producing Music. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315212241

Inhabitants of the 21st century live and work in a world in which many aspects of daily interactions with other humans are no longer hampered by physical distance. Indeed, scholars and practitioners in fields such as music and communications are find... Read More about Real Time, Remote, Interactive Recording Sessions: Music Production Without Boundaries.

The Dancing-Master's Toolkit: a Summary of the Pochette of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its Role in Society (2017)
Journal Article
Durkin, R. (2017). The Dancing-Master's Toolkit: a Summary of the Pochette of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its Role in Society. The Galpin Society journal, LXX, 65-79

The pochette or kit of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries survives in surprisingly large numbers in both specialist and general collections, and displays a variety of forms and designs, ranging from the plain and simple, to the rather exotic an... Read More about The Dancing-Master's Toolkit: a Summary of the Pochette of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its Role in Society.