Staff Profiles: Music Business

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Matthew Lovett

Academic Subject Leader

Music and Media

Film and Television

I've made, listened to and talked about music for as long as I can remember. I love the challenge of working out where to take music next as there’s always another way of playing or singing it. The future of music has never felt more exciting.

James Dalby

James Dalby

Academic Course Leader in Media Production

Film and Television

Transmedia is my thing, I’m fascinated by storytelling across platforms and new ways to engage audiences. I’m currently excited by mobile production tech. and new ideas in cinematic VR, and I’m always trying to find new ways to push boundaries.

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Mark Daman Thomas

Lecturer In Music Business

Music and Media

I’ve worked in the music business for over 10 years as a songwriter, musician, record label director and live music promoter. I‘ve 12 years live and touring experience, including USA, Japan and Europe.

Dr. Abigail Gardner

Dr. Abigail Gardner

Reader in Music and Media. Media School Research Lead

Music and Media

Film and Television

I work on music (video, music documentary, age, gender). I produce community media and film. I am currently working on an Erasmus+ project on digital storytelling.

Andrew Lansley

Andrew Lansley

Senior Lecturer in Music

Music and Media

Film and Television

I have always been fascinated by sound, recording and editing audio is an incredible way to work creatively.

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Lecturer in Media

Film and Television

I'm excited by ideas - new ways of understanding the world around us and our place in it as embodied beings.

Jack Ruskin

Jack Ruskin

Lecturer in Interactive Media and Media Production

Film and Television

I lecture across design and interactive media with an interest in mediating technology and ubiquitous computing and the implications for media and arts practitioners.

Tom Soper

Tom Soper

Academic Course Leader for Music Business

Music and Media

I'm a pianist, songwriter-producer and DJ with a love of vinyl records, pop and funk/soul music, who wrote for, managed & toured with record labels in the 90s and 00s. I lecture in professional practice specialising in music & media entrepreneurship.

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Ben Wardle

Lecturer in Music Business and Creative Industries

Music and Media

Film and Television

I've worked in the music business for what seems like centuries, mainly as an A&R person (Warners, RCA, V2) but also as an editor and writer (AOL Music, The Guardian).