Digital divisions and the changing cultures of the music industries (or, the ironies of the artefact and invisibility)

  • Keith Negus Goldsmiths, University of London

Author Biography

Keith Negus, Goldsmiths, University of London
Keith Negus is Professor of Musicology at Goldsmiths, University of London. His books include Producing Pop (1992), Popular Music in Theory (1996), Music Genres and Corporate Cultures (1999) and Bob Dylan (2008). He has published articles on various topics including creativity, musicians on television, globalization, narrative and the popular song, music genres, and cultural intermediaries. He is currently researching ‘Digitisation and the Politics of Copying in Popular Music Culture’ with John Street and Adam Behr. He is also working with Pete Astor, researching and writing about songwriting, as well as creating songs as The Fairlight Myth. He may be reached at