Vol. 7 No. 2 (2017): Practice-Led and Practice-Based Popular Music Studies
This special issue focuses on popular music focused practice based and led research. It contains a number of submissions in which the research content consists of submitted audio files and the music they contain. In each case the practice content is accompanied by a written submission that contextualizes the research. Paul Wolinski contributes a paper on algorithmic composition; Peter Long's study explores the manipulation of time and space, presented through composition of ambient electronica; Toby Martin’s research is on songwriting, explored through studio composition, drawing upon the cultural diversity of a suburb of Sydney in Australia; Martin Koszolko’s paper explores the use of software to enhance musical collaboration, presenting the results of a collaborative project; Brendan Anthony examines the role of the third-party mix engineer, describing a mix in which he was involved. In addition to these research contributions, the issue features a number of book reviews.
Editor Dr Koos Zwaan Assistant Editors Raquel Campos, Dr Bernhard Steinbrecher Special Issue Editor Prof Rupert Till Additional Editors Dr Tim J. Anderson, Dr D. Ferrett, Dr tobias C. van Veen Reviews Editor Sarah E. Raine