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Personal profile

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

  • 2 Composition
  • 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
  • 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
  • iRresolute

    McGeechan, P., 26 Sep 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

    Starless

    McGeechan, P. & Buchanan, P., 29 May 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

  • 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 formComposition

  • Prizes

    Creative Scotland Open Project Funding

    Paul McGeechan (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Creative Scotland Open Project Funding

    Paul McGeechan (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Longlist SAY Award (Scottish Album of the Year award)

    Paul McGeechan (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    File
  • Activities

    • 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

    "So you want to run a recording studio?”

    Paul McGeechan (Speaker)
    18 Apr 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    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

    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