The Ploughman's Lunch

Postcards from a PhD

Hugh Davies

Some of this week’s reading material has been an interesting article from the April 2015 issue of Organised Sound – ‘Hugh Davies’s Electronic Music Documentation 1961-68′ by James Mooney. Mooney … Continue reading

September 5, 2015

Journal of the Folklore Society

I spent an enjoyable portion of this afternoon in York browsing back issues of Folklore: the Journal of the Folklore Society in a second-hand bookshop. While I’d liked to have … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

Svetlana Boym, 1959-2015

I was very sad to learn this weekend of the death on 5th August of Svetlana Boym, academic and artist. Her remarkable 2001 study The Future of Nostalgia is, I … Continue reading

August 24, 2015

Modular Synthesis Basics

Earlier in August I was over the moon to attend one of the first workshops run by the newly established Yorkshire Sound Women Network. Founded in July of this year … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

The Ploughman’s Lunch?

When I was putting together my research proposal I spent a lot of time trying to come up with a snappy definition of what hauntology is. I stuck pictures and … Continue reading

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