International Association for the Study of Popular Music Socio-Legal Studies Association British Sociological Association
Areas of expertise
I conduct research on the music industry, particularly the transformations caused by the internet, and also piracy. I have wide-ranging knowledge on all aspects of popular music - fans, stars, retailing, scenes...
My other area of expertise is celebrity and stardom, and I have published a book on Bob Dylan.
Two interviews on Radio 5 Live Two interviews on BBC local radio Many appearances in local newspapers.