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Overview

Research areas

  • Music / Music Technology- Music composition, production.

 

Area of research expertise.

Paul McGeechan is an artist and researcher investigating the relationship of music and technology.  Paul’s expertise is based on his practice as a widely pubished writer / composer, engineer, producer and as a music technologist. Paul’s creative practice output includes many published albums and high-profile performances.

Paul’s research expertise resides primarily in the following areas:

  • Music Composition
  • Music Production
  • Music Technology

 

Current research activities.

Paul’s current practice-based research continues with new works in the area of electroacoustic composition and a large scale curated collaborative music project culminating in the release of an ambitious collection of music.

This work will be collection of songs / compositions, a combination of new works and new interpretations of traditional Scottish Gaelic song. The music will be augmented by the manipulation of field recordings, electronic sound textures and orchestration. Investigating how music technology can be used to negotiate the juxtaposition of the individual collected elements and as a form communication between the artists and performers in a virtual recording environment.

Paul’s composition of ambient drone music “iRresolute” was presented at CCA Glasgow and Tokyo Metropolitan University as part of the Azimuth project in 2016. 

 

Other areas of Expertise available for knowledge exchange.

  • Music composition.
  • Audio Mastering.
  • Audio production.
  • Audio engineering.

 

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Research Output 2014 2016

  • 2 Exhibition
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Digital or Visual Products

Azimuth: sound/image

Kosmala, K., Kushiyama, K., Bell, A., Clifford, A., Truslove, G., Flynn, R., Grace, A., Holmes, P., McGeechan, P., McMeekin, R., Scott, D., Sherlock, S., Baba, T., Kanai, T., Kikukawa, Y., Suzuki, T., Yoshiike, T., Suda, H., Adams, V. & Jamieson, G., Apr 2016

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Open Access
File
Sound
Tokyo
Metropolitan
Campus
Narration

Azimuth: Sound/Image: Scottish version

Kosmala, K., Clifford, A., Truslove, G., Bell, A., Grace, A., McGeechan, P., Scott, D., Jamieson, G., Holmes, P., Baba, T., McMeekin, R., Sherlock, S., Haimes, P., Kushiyama, K., Kanai, T., Kikukawa, Y., Kotegawa, T., Suda, H., Suzuki, T., Yoshiike, T. & 1 others, Kushiyama, K., 7 Dec 2016

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

File
Art
Sound
Artist
Tokyo
Hearing

Wrack Lines: Jo Mango and Friends

Scott, J., Abbott, L., Sermanni, R., Hubbert, RM., Lynch, J. & McGeechan, P., 15 Jan 2016

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Sustainability
Song
Scotland
BBC Radio
Artist

The only limit is your imagination

McGeechan, P., Sep 2014, Revue Francophone Informatique et Musique, 4.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Artist
Music
Composer
Engineers
Authenticity

Prizes

Creative Scotland Open Project Funding

Paul McGeechan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Scotland
Funding
Song
Musicians
Composer

Creative Scotland Open Project Funding

Paul McGeechan (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Funding
Artist
Scotland

Longlist SAY Award (Scottish Album of the Year award)

Paul McGeechan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

File
honors and awards
Scotland
music
industry

Activities 2014 2019

  • 3 Invited talk
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Participation in conference

CCA hosted symposium and screenings: Out of the Past, Into the Present: Reframing Heritage through Art Practice

Katarzyna Kosmala (Chair), David Scott (Member of programme committee), Anthony Grace (Speaker), Paul McGeechan (Speaker), Graham Jeffery (Speaker), Ilona Koscieja (Invited speaker), Cahoime Henron (Invited speaker), Joshua McGeechan (Speaker), Gordon Doherty (Speaker)
6 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

File

Question Session 02 | Music Conference & Networking Event

Paul McGeechan (Speaker)
Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Being Human: Digital and Analogue. Symposium. 23.11.2017 CCA Glasgow

Katarzyna Kosmala (Chair), Katarzyna Kosmala (Speaker), Anthony Grace (Speaker), Paul McGeechan (Speaker), Josip Zanki (Invited speaker), Robert Motyka (Invited speaker), Sam Firth (Speaker), Jerry Padfield (Speaker), Robert Motyka (Invited speaker), Ste McCabe Collective (Invited speaker), Katherine Kirk (Invited speaker)
23 Nov 2017

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

File

Azimuth: Sound/Image @ CCA

Katarzyna Kosmala (Organiser), Anthony Grace (Speaker), David Scott (Participant), Alison Clifford (Participant), Alison Bell (Speaker), Paul McGeechan (Participant), Graeme Truslove (Participant)
7 Dec 201610 Dec 2016

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

"So you want to run a recording studio?”

Paul McGeechan (Speaker)
18 Apr 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Press / Media

Being Human: Digital and Analogue

Katarzyna Kosmala, Anthony Grace, Paul McGeechan, Sam Firth, David Scott, Josip Zanki & Jerry Padfield

15/11/1721/11/17

3 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Creative Scotland Interview, Paul McGeechan on Starless

Paul McGeechan

21/07/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Starless Review, by Neil McFadyen FRUK.

Paul McGeechan

17/07/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Other