Andy Brown – A league of extraordinary djentlemen? Geekdom, virtuosity and the relative ‘un-marking’ of race in on-line progressive-metal fandom threads

Music Research Forum Andy Brown A league of extraordinary djentlemen? Geekdom, virtuosity and the relative ‘un-marking’ of race in on-line progressive-metal fandom threads Thursday 18th April, 1-2pm, MT.G18 The progressive metal sub-genre djent, currently experiencing success in the form of bands such as Animals as Leaders, Periphery and TesseracT, began as an ultra-tech, on-line computer-based…

Richard Dobson – Sound and Music Computing in Schools

Music Research Forum Richard Dobson Sound and Music Computing in Schools Thursday 2nd May, 1-2pm, MT.G18 The subject of Sound and Music Computing (SMC) is well established as a diverse creative and academic research discipline at undergraduate and doctoral level. Recent (and ongoing) developments in the National Curriculum have created a clear opportunity to establish…