IASPM UK & Eire PG Conference 2015 Programme - Popular Music Futures - Cardiff University School of Music - 10th to the 11th of September 2015
All sessions held in Boyd Lecture Theatre (Thu) or Large Lecture Theatre (Fri), Cardiff University School of Music unless stated.
Thursday 10th of September
8.45-9.15 - Registration
9.15 - 9.30 - Introduction by Sam Murray (IASPM UK & Eire PG Rep)
9.30 - 11.00 - Panel 1
Alex Harden (University of Surrey) - Interpretation as Narrative Worldmaking
Julia Ehmann (Oxford Brookes University) - Radiohead and the Concept of Stylistic Diversity
Samiran Culbert (University of Liverpool) - “I Remember When…”: Rock Music, Myth Construction and the Nostalgic Formation of Identity.
11.00 - 11.15 - Coffee & Tea Break (Held in the Octagon)
11.15 - 12.15 - Keynote Address - Dr Emma Webster (Live Music Exchange)
‘Live Music Research and the Live Music Exchange’
12.15 - 1.00 - Lunch (Held in the Octagon)
1.00 - 2.30 - Panel 2
Emily Baker (University of Liverpool) - Age in the age of Autotune: the (re)construction of Aretha Franklin.
Mat Flynn (LIPA) - Hiding in Plain Sight: Has YouTube Visualised the Future of the Record Industry?
Alicia Stark (Cardiff University) - ‘Stunning’ or ‘Creepy’?: Holograms in popular performance practice
2.30 - 3.15 - Workshop: Raising Your Online Research Profile
3.15 - 3.30 - Coffee & Tea Break (Held in the Octagon)
3.30 - 5.00 - Panel 3
Camille Bera (Université de Rouen) - "The French Black Metal scene : History, influence and future"
Liz Pipe (London College of Music, University of West London) - The Use of Expressive Gesture and Non-Verbal Communication Skills in Popular Music Performance Pedagogy
Christel Bonin (University of Munich) - Comparing Sounds of the Singing Voice
5.00 - 5.30 - Chelsea Bruno (Royal Holloway, University of London) - “Collage, Collaboration, Improvisation: Modular Synthesis Performance” [Performance]
5.30 - Late - Conference Dinner/IASPM Presents: Pop the Question! Music Quiz (Urban Taphouse/Gwdihw)
Friday 11th of September
9.00 - 10.30 - Panel 4
Ian Townsend (University of Sheffield) - Entrepreneurial Pirate Curators: Did transformational vinyl record piracy in the 1990s create a ready audience for a wave of on-line independent music labels in the 21st Century?
Riikka Hiltunen (University of Helsinki) [Pending] - Reactive, preactive, proactive and passive attitudes in pop songwriting process
Thomas Wilson (Royal Holloway, University of London) - I.D.: A case study in expanded pop composition
10.30 - 10.45 - Coffee & Tea Break
10.45 - 11.45 - The Andrew Goodwin Lecture: Ben Assiter (Goldsmiths, University of London) - Title TBC
11.45 - 1.15 - Panel 5: Popular Ethnography
Sam Murray (Cardiff University) - Bills, Bills, Bills – The Future of Music Policy-Making
Damon Minchella (University of Birmingham) - Autonomy In Vain: the Existential and Structural Contradictions of the Contemporary Popular Musician
Clare Duffin (University of the West of Scotland) - Exploring Netnography as an Approach to Understanding Work-Ethic, Micro-Politics and Collaboration
1.15 - 2.00 - Lunch
2.00 - 2.45 - Workshop: A Guide to Publishing - Dr Sarah Hill (Cardiff University/Editor of Popular Music)
2.45 - 4.15 - Panel 6: Retro/Studio
Carsten Kaiser (FernUniversität Hagen) - Analog Distinction –Music Production Processes and Social Inequality
Chanan Hanspal (Anglia Ruskin University) - Zappa and the Orchestra Question
Anthony Meynell (London College of Music, University of West London) - Re-creation of The Byrds “Eight Miles High”. Using re-enactment to recapture historical recording practices
4.15 - 4.30 - Conference Plenary - Alicia Stark (Cardiff University)
5.00 - 7.00 - IASPM PG Conference Public Engagement Event - Artigianos Coffee Shop
Roundtable Session ‘The Future of Popular Music’ - Chaired by Dr Joe O’Connell (Cardiff University)
Panel Members TBC