Biography

Stephen is a Lecturer in Humanities, located in the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities at UEA. In the Institute, he is Teaching director and Employability officer and teaches the Media Technologies module on the Foundation year course.

Stephen has had a varied career in the music, music technology, television, and film and multimedia fields prior to his work at UEA, as well as a background in research science. A long-term contributor to the UK’s most popular monthly music technology magazine, Sound on Sound, he’s also written several books and other articles on the same subject. His name has appeared on the credit list of albums alongside Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree), Hugh Hopper (Soft Machine), David Torn (David Bowie), Tim Bowness (No-Man), Robert Fripp (King Crimson) and Roger Eno.

His current interests include Digital humanities, the history of recorded sound, the ephemera of digital and the interface of physical controllers, open source hardware and computers to manipulate and play ‘old school’ analog synthesisers.

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