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Research projects

Riffs - Experimental Writing on Popular Music

Riffs: Experimental Writing On Popular Music is a journal producing popular music research through a variety of mediums and styles.

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As the way people consume music continues to change, the Harkive project investigates how people's experiences are evo...

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Live Music Research

With live music facing significant challenges, this project investigates live music activity in Birmingham and the imp...

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Exploring and researching the art of songwriting

Dr Simon Barber has helped shine a light on the craft and methodology behind songwriting, while also establishing it a...

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