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 [em]Applejack[/em], 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 // 6 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Columns

Ubiquitous Grooves: A Vinyl Obituary | 17 May 2015 // 10:30 PM

Perhaps these days our real choice is not between buying vinyl or digital, but between listening and not listening.

The Curious Art of Wrapping Music | 1 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM

With the 'gratuity' of music fostered by digital ubiquity came a renewed, exacting demand for magic artefacts.

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'The Meaning of the Library' Goes Beyond Mere Bricks and Mortar | 25 Aug 2015 // 9:10 PM

Despite their apparent tidiness, libraries are also formidably entropic spaces, messy jungles, with their own undergrounds.

The House of Love: Live at the Lexington 13.11.13 | 27 Jan 2015 // 9:04 PM

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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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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