Doing it for themselves: the practices of amateur musicians and DIY music networks in a digital age

Hoare, Michaela and Benford, Steve and Greenhalgh, Chris and Chamberlain, Alan (2014) Doing it for themselves: the practices of amateur musicians and DIY music networks in a digital age. In: DMRN+9: Digital Music Research Network (EPSRC), December 2014, London.

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Abstract

A fast expanding network of DIY music communities in the UK see digital technologies transforming ways in which part-time amateur musicians are able to collabo- rate creatively and form alliances, producing unique per- formance techniques, experimenting with genre conven- tions and reaching out to an international audience. With a DIY approach, creative autonomy and control is re- tained and celebrated in shared non-commercial spaces run by the artists themselves. A rich ethnographic study seeks to explore these shared ideologies and practices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
RIS ID: https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/738710
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Computer Science
Depositing User: Chamberlain, Dr Alan
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2014 11:00
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 16:56
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/27865

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