Thursday, May 29, 2014

Valuing Electronic Music research project: public event in London, 6th June

Dear all, we would like to invite you to our Valuing Electronic Music event in London on 6th June.

Valuing Electronic Music is an ongoing study of electronic music and the people who value it, carried out by Daniel Allington (Open University), Anna Jordanous (King's College, London), and Byron Dueck (Open University). Our quantitative and qualitative work explores how the value of electronic music transcends economic value for producers, DJs, and audiences — and how geographical location continues to play a significant role in the recognition of musical value even where musical scenes become increasingly international (thanks in large part to websites such as SoundCloud). Such findings have implications for the careers of music-makers more generally as well as contributing to understanding how and why we show our appreciation of musicians.

On 6 June, we are holding a public event at The Lexington in Angel, Islington, featuring talks, live performances, and an interactive panel discussion with electronic music producers. Come along to find out what we and other researchers have discovered, as well as to hear some great music and to put your own questions to the people who make it. You are welcome to drop in at any time.

4.30 Doors open
5.00 Free food
5.30 Introduction
5.45 Music: Glitch Lich
6.30 Talk: Luis-Manuel Garcia
7.00 Music: Winterlight
7.45 Talk: Daniel Allington, Anna Jordanous, Byron Dueck
8.15 Music: Slackk
9.00 Panel: Chad McKinney (Glitch Lich), Tim Ingham (Winterlight), Paul Lynch (Slackk)
9.30 Thanks

Upstairs at The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JB
6 June 2014 4.30-10pm

Admission free

Details listed at:

The Valuing Electronic Music project combines social network analysis of online data with ethnographic interviewing and observation to understand how music-makers produce value for their own and one another's work, especially in genres without mainstream recognition. It is currently supported by an AHRC Research Development Grant. See our website at for more details.

Hope to see you there,  feel free to forward this as you see appropriate. Please do contact us if you have any questions/comments.
Anna Jordanous

Dr Anna Jordanous
Research Associate
Centre for e-Research
Department of Digital Humanities
King's College London

t: +44 (0)20 7848 1988