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Area of academic expertise - outline

Music industries, music industries as creative industries, the Beatles, Garage Rock/Medway Sound, music branding, cultural branding, interactive audio, popular music culture, popular music history

 

10 years professional music radio programming experience in US Top-5 market sector (Philadelphia, New York)

 

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Current research activities

Tessler, H., Forthcoming, 2016.  ‘Let It Be’?  Exploring the Beatles Grey Market, 1970-1995.  In: Collins, M. and McGrath, J., eds.  The Beatles and their Audiences.  Sheffield: Equinox.  In press.  (Reprint).

 

Tessler, H., 2016.  Back In Black: Re-Thinking Core Competencies of The Recorded Music Sector.  In: Wikstrom, P. and DeFillippi, R., eds. Business Innovation and Disruption in the Music Industries.  Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 33-52.

 

Tessler, H., and Flynn, M., 2015.  From DIY to D2F: Contextualising Entrepreneurship in the Music Industries.  In: Dumbreck, A. and McPherson, G., eds.  Music Entrepreneurship.  London: Bloomsbury,  47-74.

 

Tessler, H., 2015.  Let It Be? Exploring the Beatles Grey Market, 1970-1995.  Popular Music History, 9(1), 48-63. (Reprinted in Collins and McGrath, above).

 

Collins, K., Kapralos, B., and Tessler, H., eds., 2014. The Oxford Handbook of Interactive Audio.  New York: Oxford University Press. 

Desired research direction

Beatles industries, Beatles tourism, music in branding/marketing/advertising, music sync, music industries as creative industries, Garage Rock, Medway towns music history research

Target collaborative organisations

Media buying companies, sync/ad agencies, Beatles companies, Liverpool City Council, Medway towns government agencies/universities/archives.

External positions

External Examiner, MA Beatles, Popular Music & Society, Liverpool Hope University

1 Sep 201430 Sep 2017

Keywords

  • M Music
  • Beatles
  • Garage Rock
  • Music Branding
  • Music Industries
  • Creative Industries
  • Popular Culture
  • Popular Music
  • Cultural Branding

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assets Social Sciences
music Social Sciences
market Social Sciences
intellectual property Social Sciences
Music Business & Economics
Group Social Sciences
Sound Arts & Humanities
Music Industry Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2014 2018

Digital piracy, new media and consumer choice

Tessler, H. & Forbes, K., 23 May 2018, Digital Piracy: A Global, Multidisciplinary Account. Brown, S. & Holt, T. (eds.). Routledge, p. 37-51 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lost in The Supermarket? the evolving role of popular music and popular music products in the Immersive economy

Tessler, H., 15 Mar 2018, Creative Industries Global Conference : Libro de Actas/Proceeding Book. Tur-Viñes, V., García-Medina, I. & Hidalgo-Marí, T. (eds.). University of Alicante, Spain: Digital World Collection of Mediterranean Journal of Communication, Vol. 12. p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Supermarkets
Music
Branding
Lifestyle
Consumer culture

Back in black: rethinking core competencies of the recorded music industry

Tessler, H., 29 Jan 2016, Business Innovation and Disruption in the Music Industry. Wikström, P. & DeFillippi, R. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 33-52

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Music
Core competencies
Music industry
Creative industries
Industry

From DIY to D2F: Contextualising entrepreneurship for the artist/musician

Tessler, H. & Flynn, M., 17 Dec 2015, Music Entrepreneurship. Dumbreck, A. & McPherson, G. (eds.). Bloomsbury Publishing plc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Let it be? Exploring The Beatles grey market, 1970–1995

Tessler, H., 2014, In : Popular Music History.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
assets
music
market
intellectual property
homicide

Activities 2011 2017

  • 9 Participation in conference
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Creative Industries Global Conference (CIGC)

Holly Tessler (Invited speaker)
30 Nov 20171 Dec 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Punk Now! The 2nd Annual Punk Scholars Network Conference

Holly Tessler (Invited speaker)
Oct 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

PopLife: The Value of Popular Music in the Twenty-First Century

Holly Tessler (Invited speaker)
Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

The Business of the Beatles

Holly Tessler (Invited speaker)
Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Popular Music Pedagogy Workshop

Holly Tessler (Invited speaker)
Jan 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Profiles

Scotland
Industry
Mentors
Construction Industry
Music