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Mediation and Liveness in DJ Performance

Live Music Exchange | 15/05/2018

This week’s blog by Kim Ramstedt is a discussion of issues related to the study of superstar DJs and follows the recent death of Swedish DJ Avicii. Superstar DJs frequently perform on the main stages of pop music festivals, and festivals built predominantly around DJ performances and electronic dance music […]


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What it’s like to open a venue: the experience and the context – Julie Carty/Leith Depot

Live Music Exchange | 15/05/2018

Today’s post features the management of Leith Depot – an Edinburgh bar, restaurant and music venue – and is a stark illustration that progress for live music is seldom linear. The Leith Theatre, for instance, is moving towards becoming a permanent fixture of the city’s musical landscape again, under the auspices […]


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What it’s like to open a venue: the experience and the context – Julie Carty/Leith Depot

Live Music Exchange | 10/05/2018

What it’s like to open a venue: the experience and the context – Julie Carty/Leith Depot Today’s post features the management of Leith Depot – an Edinburgh bar, restaurant and music venue – and is a stark illustration that progress for live music is seldom linear. The Leith Theatre, for instance, is […]



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Mediation and Liveness in DJ Performance

Open Mic Controller | 03/05/2018

This week’s blog by Kim Ramstedt is a discussion of issues related to the study of superstar DJs and follows the recent death of Swedish DJ Avicii. Superstar DJs frequently perform on the main stages of pop music festivals, and festivals built predominantly around DJ performances and electronic dance music attract record amounts of visitors. Yet, popular discourse around large-scale dance music festival performances still tends to range between disdain and hostility towards its ostensible lack of live artistry, while anybody from the core audience actually consuming the culture is rarely consulted in such reports. The general public and the…


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Making festivals accessible: Chase Park Festival, Gateshead – Alistair McDonald

Live Music Exchange | 02/11/2017

Making festivals accessible: Chase Park Festival, Gateshead – Alistair McDonald Chase Park Festival is one of the UK’s most inclusive festivals and is one of very few to have been awarded Gold for accessibility by Attitude Is Everything. This week’s blog post by the festival’s organiser, Alistair McDonald, gives some […]




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