Biography

Stephen is a Lecturer in Humanities, located in the Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities at UEA. In the Institute, he is Teaching director and Employability officer and teaches the Media Technologies module on the Foundation year course.

Stephen has had a varied career in the music, music technology, television, and film and multimedia fields prior to his work at UEA, as well as a background in research science. A long-term contributor to the UK’s most popular monthly music technology magazine, Sound on Sound, he’s also written several books and other articles on the same subject. His name has appeared on the credit list of albums alongside Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree), Hugh Hopper (Soft Machine), David Torn (David Bowie), Tim Bowness (No-Man), Robert Fripp (King Crimson) and Roger Eno.

His current interests include Digital humanities, the history of recorded sound, the ephemera of digital and the interface of physical controllers, open source hardware and computers to manipulate and play ‘old school’ analog synthesisers.

All Publications

Gooding, P., Bennett, S.

(2015)

"A Link to the Past": Remastered Videogames and the Material Archive,

UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2012)

No-man 'Love and Endings',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2011)

Memories of Machines 'Warm Winter',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2009)

Computer Orchestration Tips and Tricks,

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2009)

The Fire Thieves 'Back to Stereo',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2009)

Logic Pro: Tips and Tricks (third edition),

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2007)

Tim Bowness 'My Hotel Year',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2006)

Rhinoceros 'Tiny Ghosts',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2005)

Making Music with Logic Pro,

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2005)

Making Music with your Computer,

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2003)

Emagic Logic Virtual Instruments: A User's Guide,

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2003)

No-man 'Together We're Stranger',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2002)

Henry Fool 'Pills in the afternoon' (Piotr Kosinski compilation),

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2002)

Making Music With Emagic Logic Audio (second edition),

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2002)

User's Guide to Logic Audio 5,

Muska & Lipman Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2001)

Henry Fool 'Henry Fool',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(2000)

Splattercell (David Torn) 'Remiksis Ah',

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Bennett, S.

(1998)

Fast Guide to Emagic Logic,

PC-Publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

Stephen’s field of research concerns the study of ephemeral digital technologies within the field of music technology.

Teaching Interests

Sound studies

Media technologies

Technological resources for students

Recording and studio skills

Creative music and media technology

Administrative Posts

Director of Teaching and Learning

Director of Post Graduate Taught Programs