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
Member of advisory board for Sound Diplomacy