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Based in Glasgow/London, I am a freelance Popular Music lecturer, speaker, mentor and researcher. I am currently doing a part time PhD at University of Birmingham.

I have an MA Hons in Psychology and a PG Diploma in Music Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

I have also recently completed 2 modules of a PG Cert in Teaching and achieved Associate Fellowship of the HEA.

Popular Music Lecturer at BIMM London, University of the West of Scotland and Course Leader at Academy of Music and Sound Edinburgh.

Writer at Nightshift.

First contribution to Popular Music journal published here:

King, K. (2017). Vinyl Records and Analog Culture in the Digital Age: Pressing Matters. By Paul E. Winters . Lexington Books, 2016. 208 pp. ISBN 978-1-4985-1007-3. Popular Music,36(2), 320-322.

I have presented my research at:

BFE/RMA Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, January 2017

Music, Media and Technology, RMA/Durham University https://www.dur.ac.uk/music/research/seminars16-17/rma/king/
OXPAN/Oxford Brookes PMRU Popular Music Study Day – 25th May 2017

The Fourth Westminster-Goldsmiths Symposium for Student Research in Popular Music – 26th May

Activating Inclusive Sound Spaces https://inclusivesoundspaces.wordpress.com

First International Conference for Women’s Work in Music, Bangor University, http://wwm.bangor.ac.uk/

I secured funding and co organised a Royal Musical Association Study Day on “Identity and Vinyl Culture” on November 18th 2017.

I also wrote a guest blog for the Royal Music Association.

If you would like to collaborate, or chat about my research area, please email me at KarlynLKing@gmail.com. I am also available for teaching/research/speaking opportunities and fully flexible on locations.



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