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Two Conferences in a Week: Time for Marking

Well, it is the time of year where everything is put on hold –  so I can wade through dozens of student essays and creative projects. However, last week, I took a break from marking madness and presented two at … Continue reading

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The Relationships Between Higher Education and the Live Music Industry in Wales: A Critical Analysis (working title)

As indicated in reports such as Building New Business Strategies for the Music Industry in Wales (ap Siôn, 2009), An Assessment of the Feasibility of Establishing an Independent Music Licensing and Royalty Collection Agency for Wales (Ap Rhisiart and Owen, … Continue reading

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Live Music and Higher Education: How can we work together?

I am starting a new research project in a couple of weeks related to live music. It builds on a number of projects I have done before – but this time is specifically related to how Higher Education can work … Continue reading

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One Direction Tickets – Secondary Ticketing

Here is another great post about secondary ticketing. I know first hand how much people are prepared to pay – it is scary!! Click here to read an in depth report via a Watchdog programme on Secondary Ticketing.

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Live Music Exchange: Mastering Tickets

There is an excellent post by Martin Cloonan on live music ticketing on the live music exchange. It reads as follows   On Thursday 23 February Channel 4’s Dispatches programme was entitled The Great Ticket Scandal. In it Channel 4 … Continue reading

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An Overview of 2011

It is so long since I last blogged, so I thought this seemed a good time to set a new year’s resolution to upload a post at least once a week. So – here goes – a brief synopsis of … Continue reading

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A Synopsis of What I Have Been Up To

Well, I thought I would never get around to writing another blog. A mixture of a broken laptop and ‘life in general’ has resulted in me not writing a post for a couple of months. I intend to change that … Continue reading

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The Live Music Industry in Wales: A Snapshot of Findings

The Welsh Music Industry is currently standing at a crossroads: is it always to be reliant on the industrial infrastructure of England? is it always to accept the fact that concert ticket sales are often slow (making the business of … Continue reading

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The Business of Live Music

Well, as promised, here is both the powerpoint presentation and the associated discussion for the talk I done earlier this month at Edinburgh University. This is basically a very brief overview of a 14000 word report I have recently done … Continue reading

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Live Music in Wales Research Project

I have just completed an online questionnaire that is the first stage of a research project examining the live sector of the Welsh Music Industry. If you are involved in the Welsh sector in any way, I would really appreciate … Continue reading

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