‘Underground in Brisvegas’ article by Sebastien Darchen published in the Sydney Morning Herald
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‘Underground in Brisvegas’ article by Sebastien Darchen published in the Sydney Morning Herald

Dr. Sebastien Darchen has studied the electronica music scene in Brisbane. This research has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald. Read the full story in the Sydney Morning Herald This project will expand to an edited book to be published with Palgrave Publishing. The book will analyse the development of underground electronica scenes in … Continue reading

Underground in Brisvegas: can an electronic dance music artist thrive outside the city?
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Underground in Brisvegas: can an electronic dance music artist thrive outside the city?

Dr. Sebastien Darchen published an article in the Conversation on the electronic dance music scene in Brisbane. Full article in the Conversation here:  https://theconversation.com/underground-in-brisvegas-can-an-electronic-dance-music-artist-thrive-outside-the-city-84705 Electronic dance music (EDM) is an increasingly popular music genre. Electronic music can be defined as a sound dominated by electronic instruments and digitally generated sounds and also by digital samples … Continue reading

UQ planning group wins Myer Foundation project on placemaking
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UQ planning group wins Myer Foundation project on placemaking

The UQ Planning group is part of the wining project PLACEMAKING SANDBOX: A collaborative and living laboratory approach to create inclusive, engaging and resilient cities awarded by the Myer Foundation. Dr. Sébastien Darchen, Professor Neil Sipe (team leaders), Laurel Johnson, Warren Rowe and Michael Dickson (UQ Architecture) are part of the winning project “PLACEMAKING SANDBOX: … Continue reading

Upcoming book on urban sustainability by Sebastien Darchen and Glen Searle
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Upcoming book on urban sustainability by Sebastien Darchen and Glen Searle

Upcoming book edited by Dr. Sébastien Darchen (UQ planning) and Associate Professor Glen Searle (University of Queensland/University of Sydney): Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability: A Global Outlook with Routledge, Routledge Studies in Sustainability, to be published in the second half of 2018. As the world becomes more and more urbanised, it is urgent to propose … Continue reading

Call for participation in research on local independent music scenes (electronic dance music, Brisbane)
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Call for participation in research on local independent music scenes (electronic dance music, Brisbane)

Dr. Sebastien Darchen is looking for participants to be interviewed – The research aims to analyse the emergence and evolution of the Electronic Dance Music scene in Brisbane from the early 1990s until now. Informants could be musicians, owner of record labels, owners of venues, local radio stations such as 4zzz, etc.  Later on comparison … Continue reading