Popular music and cultural memory: Localised popular music histories and their significance for national music industries

  • Homan, Shane (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Baker, Sarah (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Bennett, Andrew (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Cohen, Sara (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Doyle, Peter (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Janssen, Susanne (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Dowd, Timothy (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Regev, Motti (Partner Investigator (PI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

The project brings together an international team of experts to identify and critique the ways in which localised popular music histories are produced and placed within national and international histories of the music industry. Through interviews with archivists, cultural industry workers and audiences the project raises questions about the commercial viability of local popular music heritage for the music industry in Australia, Israel, Netherlands, UK and USA. The project will generate new insights into how audience articulations of the place of local popular music heritage in their negotiations of cultural identity might be re-articulated in the business practices of the global popular music industry in a technologically changing world.
Effective start/end date1/01/1031/12/12


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$6,177.00