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Lydon

Michael

Centre of Irish Studies

NUIG

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Irish Studies; Popular Music; Digital Humanities
First year PhD Candidate looking the response of Irish popular musicians to the era of digital music.
Frequent contributor to Wales Arts Review. A journal whose primary aim is to provide high quality critical coverage of the arts in Wales. Wales Arts Review is also a platform for a new generation of Welsh and International critics to engage with the wider world through writing about and vigorously debating books, theatre, film, music, the visual arts and the media.
Sample Publications:
'The Indignant ''I'': Morrissey, the Penguin and an Autobiography'. (Published in the Wales Art Reviews Volume 3, Issue 1.
'The Texan Song-hunter and the Treorchy Dragons: Alan Lomax and Ethnographic Collecting in Wales'. (Published in the Wales Arts Review Issue 3.15, as the issues lead article.

Two papers are housed at The American Folklife Centre at the Library of Congress,
Alan Lomax Vertical File:
- ‘Lomax in Ireland: Fieldwork, Commercial Recordings and the ‘‘Great Rememberers’’’
- ‘Alan Lomax and European Work Songs: The narrating of folk by an exiled New Dealer’ - work in progress
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