Martin James

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Personal profile

Research interests

Music cities; creative and cultural policy and change; music journalism and the UK & US music press; social media and identity; late twentieth-century alternative music, specifically punk, post-punk and electronic music; disability and popular music. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Sunderland

Master, University of Sunderland

Bachelor, Nottingham Trent University

External positions

External Examiner, BIMM (Bristol)

1 Sep 20131 Sep 2017

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Research Output 1997 2021

We Live for the Beats: The Prodigy Story Part 2

James, M., 2021, (In preparation) Southampton: State of Bass Publishing.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

From Islam to Yeezies: How consumerism replaced knowledge in the media narratives of post 9/11 hip-hop

James, M., 2020, (In preparation) Media Narratives in Popular Music. Bloomsbury Academic

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

September 11 Attacks
Nation of Islam

Popular Music Journalism (under contract)

James, M., 2020, (In preparation) Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

State of Bass: The Origins of Jungle/ Drum & Bass

James, M., 2020, (Submitted) London: Velocity Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

‘Grime4Corbyn: UK Grime and the Labour Party’

James, M., 2020, (In preparation) Mixing Pop and Politics . Stahl, G., Hoad, C. & Wilson, O. (eds.). Routledge

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

Labour Party
New Labour