Bio: Former professional musician now a senior lecturer on popular culture and popular music. Also a PhD Music candidate at University of Southampton. Has published book chapters, peer-reviewed journal publications, and conference presentations around a wide range of research interests. These include Bob Dylan, John Lennon, coffee and popular music, anti- and pro-war popular music, the use of music in HBO TV's "The Wire," Devo, Brian Eno, music festival practitioners, and performing popular music in arena concert spaces. Currently blogs about his 14 years as a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and ongoing developments in the post-AA recovery community. Enjoys popular culture, popular music, popular science and fly fishing. Own car, GSOH.