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The sound of the city

There are some interesting pieces on the CUCR (Centre for Urban and Community Research) blog. The centre is based at Goldsmiths. The most recent post is a set of reflections by Alex Rhys Taylor on his recent work in urban … Continue reading

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Revisiting the classics: William Mitchell’s Me++

The third review of William Mitchell’s Me++ has now been published on the online first section at Information, Communication & Society. It’s a really lively review by Sam Kinsley. This is a new section I’ve developed that provides reviews of … Continue reading

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Roger Burrows reviews William Mitchell’s classic Me++

Roger Burrows has provided a great review of William Mitchell’s classic book Me++: The Cyborg Self in the Networked City for Information, Communication & Society. This is a part of a new section I’ve set up where I’ll publish a … Continue reading

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William Mitchell’s Me++: The cyborg self and the networked city reviewed by Mark Johnson

As part of my role as reviews editor at Information, Communication & Society i’ve been trying to develop a section that I’ve called ‘revisiting the classics’. the idea of the section is that it will provide a space to reflect … Continue reading

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Bodies in musical bubbles: space, music and everyday life

My piece ‘Bodies in Musical Bubbles’ has just been published in Berfois. Here’s a link. Here’s the opening paragraph: In the 1980s one of the defining images of cool, for In the 1980s one of the defining images of cool, … Continue reading

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‘chroniclers of the place’: Saint Etienne’s musical accounts of London

There is an article in The Guardian about the pop band Saint Etienne. The piece talks of how the bands music chronicles London. apparently the band moved to the bright lights from the suburbs, giving them an outsider perspective of … Continue reading

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Mobile music, coded objects and everyday spaces

I’ve just noticed that the journal Mobilities have made one of my articles open access: ‘Mobile music, coded objects and everyday spaces‘. It was a piece in which I tried to situate mobile music in urban data infrastructures. It applies … Continue reading

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