Talks/Presentations

Selection only:

2017

‘Sentiments for a Reason’: The British Jamaican Musical & Cultural Identities of Audioweb & Congo Natty. Reggae Research Network. University of East Anglia, UK

2016

‘The Oxford Handbook of Music and Virtuality’ Book Talk and Panel Presentation. The Art of Record Production Conference. Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

‘The Oxford Handbook of Music and Virtuality’ Book Talk and Panel Presentation. IASPM. University of Sussex/BIMM, Brighton, UK.

2015

’99 Problems but Danger Mouse IS One’: The Evolution of the Music Producer Brian Burton, and ‘The Oxford Handbook of Music and Virtuality’ (Book Talk) The Art of Record Production Conference. Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA.

‘The Time has Come, Exodus!’: The (R)evolution of Congo Natty.’ The Sacred in Popular Music. Symposium. The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, London, UK.

‘Gravitonas, the Antiheroes of Pop: The Reading of ‘People are Lonely.’ Dark Sound, Destructive Pop. Sonva Research Conference. Falmouth University, Falmouth, UK.

2014   

‘The Rise of Japanese Virtual Idols.’ Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

2013   

 ‘‘Brand New You’re Retro’: Tricky as Engpop Dissident’ (joint presentation with Christian Lloyd). Mad Dogs and Englishness Conference. St Mary’s University College, UK.

‘‘You’ve Got No Time For Me’: Sugar Merchant, British Caribbean Identity and the Media’. International Reggae Conference. University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.

‘‘Don’t Wanna Leave the Finger Prints on the ‘Murder Weapon’: Echo Minott, Tricky and the Dissemination of Dancehall in the UK’ (joint presentation with Christian Lloyd). International Reggae Conference. University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.

2012   

‘Tricky’s Mixed Race: internal culture shock, mixed medium, notional anthems’ (joint presentation with Christian Lloyd). Imagining Communities Musically: Putting Popular Music in its Place, IASPM UK and Ireland Conference, University of Salford, Manchester.

2009 

‘The ‘art within art’ of Gnarls Barkley’s ‘Crazy’’. Studying Popular Music: IASPM 15th Biennial Conference, University of Liverpool, UK.

‘‘99 Problems but Danger Mouse Ain’t One’: The creative and legal difficulties of Brian Burton, author (?) of the controversial remix, The Grey Album’. Sound Property? Investigating the Legal Status of Sound Recordings: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Music and Copyright, University of Salford, Manchester, UK.

2007 

‘Maybe The Music Industry  Has Gone ‘Crazy? Probably…’’: A discussion on the internationally acclaimed DJ and producer, Danger Mouse and his contribution to the re-configuration of the industry of today and the future’. Plenary Session. Que Viva La Música Popular! IASPM 14th Biennial Conference, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico.

2006

‘Reality Vs Hyperreality:  Feel Good with the Gorillaz and Reject False Icons’. Engaging Baudrillard: International Conference, University of Swansea, UK, September.

‘The Grey Album: Digital Technology and Distribution’. IASPM UK and Ireland Conference, University of Birmingham, UK.

2005   

‘‘99 Problems but Danger Mouse Ain’t One’: An insight into the conflicting issues surrounding The Grey Album’. Art of Record Production International Conference, University of Westminster.