Dr Allan Watson is a Lecturer in Human Geography and researcher in the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture at Loughborough University, UK. His research focuses on the geographies of music and the music industry. His work has been published in a wide range of journals as well as a research monograph, "Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio"(Routledge, 2014). He is Associate Director of the Globalisation and World Cities (GaWC) research network for Cultural and Creative Industries.
EditorialThe ways in which artists, musicians, filmmakers and other creative practitioners perceive, navigate and represent 'place' in their work is complex and multifaceted. Further, place-based conditions also influence the ways in which creative activity occurs in particular locales. This raises questions regarding the role of history, economics, attitudes towards and perceptions of particular...Read more