STUCK IN THE MIDDLE: (RE)CONSIDERING THE MEDIOCRE IN POPULAR MUSIC
Peter Doyle is an author, academic and musician, whose books include Echo and Reverb: Fabricating Space in Popular Music Recording (Wesleyan, 2005), as well as two collections of forensic photographs, City of Shadows, 2005 and Crooks Like Us, 2009. He researches popular music histories and film sound, has curated major exhibitions on pulp publishing and forensic material cultures. He is the author of four novels, including The Big Whatever (2015). He is the recipient of two Ned Kelly Crime Fiction Awards as well as a Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award. He is an Associate Professor of Media at Macquarie University, Sydney.