The International Conference on Analyzing Popular Music took place at Liverpool, 2-4 July 2013. It responded to recent work in the analysis of popular music that has set compelling new agendas. The conference explored fundamental questions of theory and analytical method relating to popular music.

The three internationally distinguished keynote speakers were:

• Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo)
• Walter Everett (University of Michigan)
• Allan Moore (University of Surrey).


• Michael Spitzer (Chairman)
• Nicola Dibben
• Dai Griffiths
• Tim Hughes
• Freya Jarman
• Nick Reyland
• Kenneth Smith
• Rob Strachan

The conference was dedicated to the memory of Adam Krims, who served on the Programming Committee until his recent, untimely death.

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