Dr Richard Osborne BA, MA, PhD, PG Cert HE
Richard Osborne joined Middlesex University in 2010. He was previously a researcher on the AHRC funded project Colonial Film and before that was studying for his PhD in Cultural Studies with the London Consortium at Birkbeck.
His music blog is available here:http://richardosbornevinyl.blogspot.co.uk/
Programme Leader of Popular Music. Teaches cultural theory and popular music and the history of popular music.
Richard Osborne's book Vinyl: A History of the Analogue Record (Ashgate, 2012) was awarded a special mention in the 2013 IASPM book prize and was a finalist in the ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research 2013.
History of popular music, recording technology, hits, copyright, music industry, audiences.
I would welcome doctoral students working in any of the above areas.
A comprehensive list of my research outputs is available at:http://mdx.academia.edu/RichardOsborne
Beaven, Zuleika and O'Dair, Marcus and Osborne, Richard , eds. (2018) Mute records: artists, business, history. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781501340604 (Accepted/In press)
Osborne, Richard (2017) Is equitable remuneration equitable? Performers' rights in the UK. Popular Music and Society, 40 (5). pp. 573-591. ISSN 0300-7766
Osborne, Richard (2018) Six types of silence. In: Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound. Bates, Eliot and Bennett, Samantha , eds. Bloomsbury Academic, New York, pp. 211-228. ISBN 9781501332050
Osborne, Richard (2016) 'That's me in the spotlight': audiences and musicians on screen. In: Musicians and their Audiences: Performance, Speech and Mediation. Tsioulakis, Ioannis and Hytönen-Ng, Elina , eds. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 134-150. ISBN 9781472456939
O'Dair, Marcus and Beaven, Zuleika and Neilson, David and Osborne, Richard and Pacifico, Paul (2016) Music on the blockchain. Working Paper. Middlesex University.
Member of advisory board for Sound Diplomacy