Posted by on December 9, 2016 at 1:01 pm

Dr Rupert Till is Reader in Music and Director of International, in the School of Music, Humanities and Media at the University of Huddersfield, UK.  Here he talks about “Vinyl Sales Overtake Digital Downloads” being the headline in the Guardian this week and tells of the story’s inaccuracies.

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Posted by on April 22, 2016 at 10:52 am

Dr Rupert Till is a Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and specialises in popular music composition, performance, stardom and celebrity culture.  Here, he pays tribute to the hugely popular, acclaimed and influential musician Prince, who has died at his home in Minnesota at the age of 57.

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Posted by on April 13, 2016 at 10:01 am

Dr Rupert Till is a Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and specialises in popular music composition, performance, stardom and celebrity culture. Here he talks about how Led Zeppelin are again in court being accused of using material written by other people in their music without proper credit and says it is no coincidence.

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Posted by on January 14, 2016 at 10:34 am

Popular Music expert Dr Rupert Till writes a tribute to David Bowie after the sad news emerged that the star has died of cancer at the age of 69.

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Posted by on August 17, 2015 at 10:30 am

Dr Catherine Haworth is a Lecturer in Music and a member of Huddersfield’s Centre for the Study of Music, Gender and Identity (MuGI) and the Sound.Music.Image Research Centre (SMI/rc).  Dr Haworth’s primary research areas are music, identity, and representation, and film and television soundtrack analysis.  Here she talks about the James Bond franchise and the success of their film scores in light of the

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