This Fall term (2017) my variable topics course will fall under Period Studies with a specific focus on Popular Music in the Digital Age. The course is open to both undergraduates and graduate students from all departments. A full description is as follows: Over the last few decades the music industry has been subject to […]
A few weeks ago I was interviewed for the University of Alberta’s Sound Studies Initiative on the legacy of Leonard Cohen. The interview can be read in full HERE.
The most recent episode of the excellent Media Studies podcast, Aca-Media, features the study of popular music within the field. I am happy to be featured alongside some excellent colleagues. Below is a link to the episode as well as Aca-Media’s episode description: Episode 31: Shape the Sonic Space We’re back with an extended summer […]
The Literary Review of Canada has just published a review of Music in Range. It can be read in full here. Also, here is a link to (a total of 50) free e-copies/downloads of “Satellite Footprint to Cultural Lifelines: Sirius XM and the Circulation of Canadian Content.”
Over the past few months I’ve had a few book reviews go live – one on Top 40 Democracy for Popular Music and one on Legions of Boom for IASPM@Journal. I just got back from SCMS in Atlanta, where the Radio Studies Scholarly Interest Group annual meeting included a presentation by The Pub‘s Adam Ragusea […]
If you are without institutional access to the Journal of Radio and Audio Media, the following link will allow for up to 50 free copies of my article, “Blogging Satellite Radio: Podcasting Aesthetics and Sirius XMU’s Blog Radio“.
My new book, Music in Range: The Culture of Canadian Campus Radio is now available via Wilfrid Laurier University Press. This has been an ongoing project of mine for quite some time now, so I am thrilled to see it in print. From the publisher’s website: Music in Range explores the history of Canadian campus […]
While in the midst of a hectic summer (some site updates to come), I wanted to quickly link to two journal issues that are currently available without a subscription or institutional affiliation. The first is a special Student Radio edition of Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture. This issues includes my article on the construction […]
I’m off to Montreal tomorrow for SCMS 2015 and excited to be on a panel about podcasting (it has been a big year for the podcast after all). We’re scheduled early this year on Wednesday (tomorrow) at 4pm. Below is my paper title and abstract. Looking forward to being back in Montreal and to hear […]
Just a quick note to link to a recent article that has been published online at the Journal of Popular Music Studies. “Reflections of the Cosmopolitan City: Mapping Arcade Fire’s Reflektor and its Intermedia Promotional Campaign” has roots in a post for Antenna Blog but has now been extended into a full article with the […]