About MusDig

‘Music, Digitisation, Mediation: Towards Interdisciplinary Music Studies’ (MusDig) is a five-year research programme (2010-15) engaged in mapping and analysing the far-reaching changes to music and musical practices afforded by digitisation and digital media in the developing and the developed world.

Recent News / Blog Entries

Kyle Devine: New Publication

Kyle recently published a chapter on the material dimensions and energy usage of music streaming, which questions the prevailing notion that music digitalized is music dematerialized. The chapter represents an expanded version of a presentation he gave at Musimorphoses: Sur le devenir de l’écoute musicale en régime numérique, which was a colloquium organized as part […]

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Christopher Haworth appointed Lecturer @ University of Birmingham

Christopher Haworth has been appointed as Lecturer in Music (20th and 21st Musical Studies) at University of Birmingham, starting in January 2017. He will teach classes in the areas of electroacoustic music studies, music psychology, studio composition and critical musicology, while continuing his research on the changing uses of the internet in electronic music, and […]

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Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier and Kyle Devine @ SEM 2016

Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier and Kyle Devine have organized a panel at this year’s Society for Ethnomusicology meeting on 10–13 November in Washington, DC: “Organized Sound: Music, Media, Infrastructure.” Kyle will chair the panel and speak about his research on the materiality of listening to music as a digital file, while Alex will present on “Wires, Waves, and Webs: Media […]

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Kyle Devine @ Musicology Without Borders

Kyle Devine has been invited to help establish a working group called Musicology Without Borders, which “aims to facilitate an intellectual and pedagogical movement toward academic music studies that is not primarily defined by divisions based on genre, historical period, methodology, and/or geographical location, among other variables.” The first, preliminary meeting of Musicology Without Borders will take place […]

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