Students will bring their composition, performance and music technology skills together to complete a variety of collaborative projects during the course of the semester. They will write and record their music, exploring contemporary industry methods of face-to-face collaborative music production and a wide range of music genre conventions. They will produce a high-quality demo recordings in a studio environment. Throughout the semester, students will engage in analysis and assessment of their own work and the work of others.
1 x 1hr Lectures; 2 x 1hr Tutorials
Collaborative songwriting folio 40%; Essay 20%; Two developed tracks 40%.
Appen, R. V., A. Doehring, D. Helms and A. F. Moore. Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music. Surrey: Ashgate, 2015.