Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor is a PhD candidate in the School of Maths and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne. Her research focuses on the historical human geography of live music in Sydney and Melbourne. A specialist in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), she also holds a Cultural Studies degree and has performed with music group the Taylor Project since 2006. Her PhD is due for completion in June 2015.

Lost Venues, Long Nights: An Introduction to Historical Maps of Live Music in Sydney and Melbourne

As with many other industries, live music in Australia has undergone a form of restructuring. Much of this occurred during the 1990s, though it wasn’t so obvious at the time and there were plenty of other interesting things happening, often within stumbling distance of one’s affordable inner-city rental accommodation.

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