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Samantha Bennett

Samantha Bennett is a sound recordist and academic from London, UK. An AHRC Doctoral Scholar, she is currently Associate Professor at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences. Her research focuses on recorded popular music, phonomusicological analysis of popular music recordings and associated contextual studies of workplace, recordists and technologies. Samantha serves on the editorial boards of the Journal on the Art of Record Production and Perfect Beat [Equinox]. As an educator, she has 13 years of tertiary education program management, authorship, convenorship and examining experience and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. In 2012, she was awarded a Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Fellowship at the University of Westminster. From 2015, Samantha lead a renewed School of Music partnership with the National Film and Sound Archive on ‘School of Music: RePlayed’ – a project dealing with the digitisation of the School of Music’s 50-year performance archive, funded by an ANU Linkage for Teaching & Learning Grant. Samantha is also the lead CI on an interdisciplinary ANU MEC grant, ‘Wired for Sound’, consolidating sound-related research in physics, linguistics and music into a central University recording facility.

 

Research interests
Popular music, phonomusicological analysis of popular music recordings and associated contextual studies of workplace, recordists and technologies.

 

Publications
BENNETT, Samantha (2015) – “Never Mind the Bollocks… A Tech-Processual Analysis”. Popular Music and Society – Special Edition on the Sex Pistols. 38(4), pp. 466-486. ISSN 0300-7766.
BENNETT, Samantha (2015) – “Gus Dudgeon’s Super Sonic Signature”. In CHAPMAN, Ian; JOHNSON, Henry (eds.) – Global Glam and Popular Music: Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s. London, New York: Routledge Studies in Popular Music. ISBN 978-1-13-882176-7.
BENNETT, Samantha (2015) – The Listener as Remixer: Mix Stems in Online Fan Community and Competition Contexts”. In WHITELEY, Sheila; RAMBARRAN, Shara – The Oxford Handbook of Music and Virtuality. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-932128-5.
BENNETT, Samantha (2012) – “Revisiting the ‘Double Production’ Industry: Advertising, Consumption and ‘Technoporn’ surrounding the Music Technology Press”. In KÄRJÄ, A. V. (ed.) – Music, Law and Business Anthology. Vol 5. International Institute for Popular Culture. ISSN 1797-318X.
BENNETT, Samantha (2012) – “Endless Analogue: Technological Precursors in Contemporary Recording Practice”. Journal on the Art of Record Production. 7. ISSN 1754-9892.

 

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