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 // 7 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles

The Day Sarah Records Died | 4 Oct 2015 // 9:30 PM

I first loved and admired Sarah Records not because it had begun, but because it had ended. It seemed to me ending things took much more courage, strength and self-discipline than beginning them.

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 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.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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