Dr. Steven Gamble


Dr. Steven Gamble (Marie Curie Research Fellow) is a fellow of the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and author of How Music Empowers: Listening to Modern Rap and Metal (forthcoming from Routledge). Following undergraduate study at the University of Surrey and Masters study at the University of Oxford, he completed a PhD in Music at Kingston University London. Prior to the postdoc, he taught and established an academic skills department at BIMM Institute, Brighton. His research has been published in Popular Music, the Journal on the Art of Record Production, and Metal Music Studies (for which he serves as a member of the editorial advisory board). As an active member of European popular music studies communities, he has spoken at conferences of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music  and the Royal Musical Association. 

Steve’s postdoctoral project Digital Flows maps hip hop knowledge flows online. His research expands the study of digital-native hip hop, drawing upon his research interests including music and the Internet, recorded music, and experiences of listening and fandom.

Department of Music

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