Dr Johny Lamb

Job title
Lecturer, Music
Email
johny.lamb@falmouth.ac.uk

Johny is a lecturer specialising in the study of popular music. He is a songwriter, composer, sometime producer, and multi-instrumentalist who, under the name Thirty Pounds of Bone has released three albums and two EPs to consistent critical praise. Johny has also appeared as a musician on a further 18 internationally released albums. He has toured extensively throughout Europe as both solo artist and session musician.

He co-founded and led the Drift Collective for five years (a successful DIY artist led record label), and also administrates a micro-label Lynch(ed) Recordings which specialises in 7" vinyl releases. Johny began teaching at Falmouth as a research student and started his current post in February 2013. His doctoral work is concerned with the practice of Alt-folk as means of articulating the experience of place.

Qualifications

YearQualificationAwarding body
2004
MA Digital Media
University of Sussex
2000
BA(Hons) Visual Performance
Dartington College of Arts
2014
PhD
University of the Arts London

Research interests

Research interests and expertise

Johny's research interests include: Alt-folk as a means of articulating the experience of place, the aesthetics and ideologies of recording and production, autobiography in songwriting, atavism and postmodernity in approaches to folk music and authenticity and integrity in popular music.

Research centre and group affiliations

Sonva

Research outputs

Publications and research outputs

Media

Lamb, John (2013) I Cannot Sing You Here, But For Songs Of Where. [Media]
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Teaching

Areas of teaching

Popular Music
Songwriting
Composition
Music Recording and Production

Courses taught

BA(Hons) Popular Music
BA(Hons) Music
BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology
MFA

Professional engagement