Chris Anderton, Associate Professor

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Personal profile

Research interests

Music industry

Music festivals

Music marketing

Popular music history

Progressive rock

Electronic music

Events management

Live music

Arts marketing

Cultural geography

Cultural studies

Media studies

Copyright and intellectual property

Social media

Education/Academic qualification



Master, University of Liverpool


Bachelor, Swansea University


External positions

Member, Music Managers Forum

Oct 2018 → …

Member, Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Member, International Association for the Study of Popular Music

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Research Output 2006 2020

Book Review: Henry Cow: The World is a Problem, by Benjamin Piekut, Duke University Press

Anderton, C., Jan 2020, (Submitted) IASPM Journal.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEditorial

Clutching at straws? Progressive Rock Revivals of the 1980s and 1990s

Anderton, C., 5 May 2019, (Submitted) Oxford Handbook of Progressive Rock. Hill, S. & Moore, A. (eds.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Published conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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Introduction to the Special Issue on Progressive Rock

Anderton, C., Aug 2019, In : Rock Music Studies. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Just For the Fun of it? Contemporary Strategies for Making, Distributing and Gifting Music

Anderton, C., Mar 2019, Contemporary Popular Music Studies: Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music 2017. Medic, I. & Dumnic, M. (eds.). Springer Berlin, p. 269-277

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Published conference proceedingConference contribution

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