Dr. Brendan Williams

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

New Adelphi Room 5.02

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Current positions

Pathway Leader: Interactive Music & Studio Production


My work centres on music production, recording and composition. I lecture in Music Technology and Studio based composition at both UG and MA level. Drawing from my own diverse experience of musical activity my research output is broad in nature. I have contributed to projects that range from recording and mixing Psappha's performance of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King, to producing albums for the art pop band Dutch Uncles.  

My work has received positive reviews across broadsheet press, specialist music publications and websites.

Areas of research

Production, Recording, Aesthetics, Engineering, Music


I teach across all Music technology modules allied to Interactive Music and Studio Production, which are also available to Music (Modular) and Popular Music and Studio Recording Students. I also supervise technology students at Masters level and deliver a module to Popular Musicology level 5.

Research Interests

  • Audio Engineering
  • Record Production
  • Music for Picture
  • Studio Composition

Qualifications and Memberships


  • MA Composition (University of Salford)
  • BA Fine Art (Manchester Metropolitan University)