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Elodie Roy
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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.

She is now based at the Glasgow School of Art and can be contacted at E.Roy[at]gsa.ac.uk


Columns

Sunday, February 1 2015

The Visual Enchantment of Music Photography

Sometimes photographs tell stories that music cannot fully articulate, carrying in their grain long-gone atmospheres.


Tuesday, September 16 2014

Possessed by 'Wild Palms': How Far Will You Go to Feel Connected?

Have listeners of the Danish ambient electronic outfit, Croatian Amor, given more of themselves than the musician ever would?


Wednesday, May 28 2014

What Embers Still Burn in the Beautiful Ruins of Riot Grrrls Past?

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

Cassette Fever in the Age of Bandcamp

The cassette tape is a miniature monument to a lost age of music; a small casket in which to hide memories and last hopes.


Reviews

Tuesday, January 27 2015

The House of Love: Live at the Lexington 13.11.13

Live at the Lexington 13.11.13 documents a return and pulverizes a myth. This album proves that the band is terribly alive. But it shows at the same time how mortal they are.


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