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Play-It-Again-Use-It-Together

Posted on: 16 August 2018 | Category: Posts

Play It Again

Eileen Simpson and Ben White’s project takes as its starting point the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Popular Music (IPM) archive of over 80,000 records, an exceptional and rich research resource gifted over a number of years by collectors and enthusiasts.


Research Associate Chen-Yu Lin Receives Young Scholar Award 2018

Posted on: 6 August 2018 | Category: Posts

Chen-Yu Li

Department of Music research associate and adjunct lecturer Chen-Yu Lin has been awarded the Young Scholar Award at the EATS Conference 2018. Her paper “A Tale of Two Versions: Censorship Attitudes of UK-based Chinese Students Towards Taiwanese Popular Music” focusses on music censorship and audiences’ perceptions of it.


Liverpool's Musical Landscapes features on BBC Radio Merseyside

Posted on: 26 July 2018 | Category: Posts

BBC Radio Merseyside

Professor Rob Kronenburg and Professor Sara Cohen recently took part in an hour long discusion on their new book Liverpool’s Musical Landscapes for BBC Radio Merseyside. Drawing an audience of 10,000 listeners, the programme is available until the 21st of August to listen to on the BBC website.


Liverpool’s Musical Landscapes by Sara Cohen and Rob Kronenburg

Posted on: 18 June 2018 | Category: Posts

Liverpool's Musical Landscapes

Professor Sara Cohen (Department of Music) and Professor Rob Kronenburg (School of Architecture) have joined forces on an exciting new book on Liverpool’s music history.


Live music census strikes note of caution over future of venues in Liverpool

Posted on: 17 February 2018 | Category: Posts

Live music census strikes note of caution over future of venues in Liverpool

A new report, produced by a collaboration of national researchers, including three local universities, suggests small live music venues are facing a number of threats that could affect their long-term future.


Rhythm & Reaction: the Age of Jazz in Britain

Posted on: 13 February 2018 | Category: Posts

Rhythm and Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain

Brand new exhibition curated by Head of Music Professor Catherine Tackley opens to rave reviews in London.


Cinema, Music, Memory and Wellbeing

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Category: Posts

Cinema, Music, Memory and Wellbeing

In September 2017 Julia Hallam (Communications and Media), Lisa Shaw (Modern Languages and Cultures) and Sara Cohen (IPM, Music) joined forces for three Cinema, Music, Memory and Wellbeing events, which were held at the Middleton Court day centre in Speke, Liverpool, and attended by a total of 60 older people.


Spinning the Child: How records made for children construct childhood

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | Category: Posts

Liam Maloy

In the sleeve notes to one of his two albums for children, Woody Guthrie wrote “Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.” As I discovered from my now-completed PhD on the topic of records made for children, Woody’s songs were often far from simple, yet his words have proved helpful whilst I was finishing up my thesis.


What in the World is Music Research For? Music amid the Global Humanities

Posted on: 2 May 2017 | Category: Posts

Nicola Dibben

The study of music, and the arts and humanities more generally, seem under threat: marketisation of students, reduced presence of arts and humanities in earlier stages of education, funding focused on business and societal challenges to which arts and humanities can seem to have little relevance.


Research in Progress: Popular Music and Heritage

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | Category: Posts

4pm Tuesday 21 March 2017, Large Music Room, 80-82 Bedford Street South Emma Reekie and Marion Leonard from the Department of Music will deliver short presentations on their current research.


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    Play-It-Again-Use-It-Together

    Play It Again

    Posted on: 16 August 2018 | Category: Posts

    Eileen Simpson and Ben White’s project takes as its starting point the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Popular Music (IPM) archive of over 80,000 records, an exceptional and rich research resource gifted over a number of years by collectors and enthusiasts.


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