Research at Leeds Beckett
About Justin Morey
Justin has more than ten years experience as an independent studio owner, engineer and producer. His research interests include digital sampling, copyright, and creative practice in music production.
Justin set up and ran a recording studio in Shoreditch, East London, from 1995 until 2003 when he relocated the studio to Sheffield. He worked as an engineer, programmer and producer for clients including Kathy Brown, Daisy Chainsaw, EMI Music Publishing, Flextech Television, Simon Napier-Bell, New Horizons, Pay As You Go, Pepe Deluxe, Sonic Boom, VNV Nation, Wiley and ZTT, as well as being a signed artist himself.
Since 2001 he has taught on music production and music technology courses at Community Music, London, Confetti Studios, Nottingham, Red Tape Studios, Sheffield and Leeds College of Music. He has been a senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett University since 2004, where his specialisms include music business, studio-based recording and production, and production analysis.
- Audio Production Techniques - Module Leader
- Music Industry - Module Leader
- Audio Recording Techniques
- Mixing and Mastering
- Music Production Project
- Studio Recording Techniques
Justin's recent publications have focused on sampling as a creative practice and the effect of copyright management upon it. His collaborations with Dr Phillip McIntyre have applied Bordieu's theories of cultural production and Csikszentmihalyi's systems model of creativity to the working methods of British dance music producers. He has presented his research at six international conferences, as well as organising and co-hosting the sixth Art of Record Production conference at our University in 2010.
Justin is currently working towards a PhD related to his interests in digital sampling, copyright and creativity.