Monday, 29 July 2013

Article published on popular music heritage, canonisation and country music in Tamworth, Australia

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. 

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Return visit to the SA Jazz Archive: the Graham Eames Tribute Concert and the SAJA Book Club

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

Book proposal submitted, 'Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together: Preserving Popular Music Heritage'

A book proposal has been submitted for an edited collection tentatively titled Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together: Preserving Popular Music Heritage

Saturday, 6 July 2013

'Notes towards a typology of the DIY institution' - now available on OnlineFirst

'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

Introducing the 'Music Archive Network'

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.