Tag Archives: Music

Working in English, Film and Media

Recently, I was presented with the opportunity to produce a high quality backing track for the award winning Gibraltar Youth Choir. I had previously worked with choirmaster Christian Santos, both, as a freelance operator and in my capacity as acting … Continue reading

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Authenticity in Popular Music

The question of how ‘authentic’ a popular musical passage is cannot be gauged on a readily quantifiable scale. When one considers a piece of creative art’s authenticity, one inherently questions its origin as well as the origins of its producer: … Continue reading

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The Divide Between Popular Culture and High Culture

Since the eighteenth century the word ‘culture’, derived from the Latin word ‘cultura’, has been defined and re-defined successively on par with the modernisation of societies. Consequently, Raymond Williams (1976: P25) describes the term as one of the most complicated … Continue reading

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Critical Analysis – Music Mag Mix

The group production entitled “Music Mag Mix” (available on my Audio page) is an original, general entertainment, magazine show comprised of news, features and even gossip from the UK national music scene. The piece is created specifically as a late-evening … Continue reading

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The Significance of Sound

Media texts historically, have often incorporated other media texts within themselves, therefore redefining their meaning.  Books for example, have always benefited from illustrations and photographs to help convey a meaning, whilst the internet (more obviously), has swiftly been transformed into … Continue reading

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Textual Analysis – Top Gear Title Sequence – Series 16, Episode3.

“Tonight, we kill a fat man, a donkey gets overtaken, and James wears women’s underwear on his head”. Continue reading

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