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

Hoare, Michaela; Benford, Steve; Greenhalgh, Chris; Chamberlain, Alan

Authors

Michaela Hoare

STEVE BENFORD steve.benford@nottingham.ac.uk
Dunford Chair in Computer Science

Chris Greenhalgh



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.

Publication Date Dec 1, 2014
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Hoare, M., Benford, S., Greenhalgh, C., & Chamberlain, A. (2014). Doing it for themselves: the practices of amateur musicians and DIY music networks in a digital age
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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