Not strictly about DIY archives but my latest publication in the journal Popular Music -- an article about cultural memory and canonisation in Australia's 'country music capital' -- might be of interest to some readers of this blog.
Monday, 29 July 2013
Thursday, 18 July 2013
This week I made a return visit to the South Australian Jazz Archive. This was a jam-packed two days beginning with an interview with the Archive’s current president and archivist, Don Hopgood, who was a catalyst in the SAJA’s founding.
Saturday, 13 July 2013
A book proposal has been submitted for an edited collection tentatively titled Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together: Preserving Popular Music Heritage.
Wednesday, 10 July 2013
Saturday, 6 July 2013
'Notes towards a typology of the DIY institution: Identifying do-it-yourself places of popular music preservation', the article I co-wrote with Alison Huber (RMIT University), has now been published on Sage OnlineFirst.
Wednesday, 3 July 2013
If you are interested in the archiving of popular music then consider signing up to the newly formed Music Archive Network. This network has been set up by Sound and Music, the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool and the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research at Birmingham City University.