Justin Richards

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

New Adelphi Room 5.02

Please email for an appointment.




Current positions

Lecturer in Music Technology


I have 25 years experience as a freelance in the music industry, specialising in studio production engineering. Currently dividing time between commercial productions, writing as an artist, and lecturing at Salford University.


At Foundation Level - Introduction to Music Technology. At Level 5 - Studio Recording & Production, and Advanced Studio & Location Recording. At Level 6 – the Sound Reinforcement aspect of the Professional Practice module, as well as supervising students’ final year studio projects.

Research Interests

Currently working towards my PhD by Portfolio, investigating the constructs of reality and illusion within the recording environment. Also working with sampling of spaces and instruments.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Manchester Metropolitan University)



  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy