Popular Music BA(Hons)
Whether it’s underground or mainstream, DIY or commercial, acoustic or electric, this Popular Music degree is for artists with eclectic styles and open-minded approaches to music making. During your time at Falmouth, you’ll work creatively in both live and studio environments.
|Course Duration||3 years|
As an independent performer, songwriter and self-producer, you’ll learn how to promote and release your own work, creating innovative portfolios based on experimentation, musicianship and a confident understanding of the industry. You'll study the audio-visual elements of pop and develop ways of critically conceiving and creating 'real' and 'virtual' presences. As someone invested in how pop makes meaning, you'll define a practice that's stylistically sophisticated and future facing.
- Develop songwriting techniques and performance and production skills.
- Establish innovative approaches to music making, the music business and technology.
- Perform and record in our high-spec AMATA studios.
- Forge industry links with studios, record labels, promotion companies and venues.
- Benefit from visiting lecturers like Bellatrix, Darcus Beese (Island Records), David Toop, Ed O'Brien (Radiohead), Mary Hampton, Jo Hamilton, Martha Tilston, Laura Snapes, Glen Roberts and Jerry Dammers (The Specials)
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