Elodie A. Roy has a doctorate from the International Centre for Music Studies (ICMuS, Newcastle). Her work examines the material cultures of music in the twentieth-century and the relationship between cultural objects and memory in the wake of digitisation, with a focus on British independent record labels.
She is the founder of a number of fanzines, including Applejack, and runs the cd and tape label EAR/Camera Shy records.
Wednesday, May 28 2014
Riot grrrls wrote, recorded and produced a wealth of cultural objects. They left trails of scribbles, screams and lipstick traces in MP3 blogs and online archives, awaiting release.
Monday, April 21 2014
The cassette tape is a miniature monument to a lost age of music; a small casket in which to hide memories and last hopes.