Music at Goldsmiths

Department of Music

From opera to soundscape, from John Cale to James Blake, music at Goldsmiths embraces 21st-century culture.

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Inside the department

Music at Goldsmiths

Alongside traditional music courses, we encourage open-minded debate and a commitment to all types of music.


Many of our events are free and open to the public.


Full information and contact details for staff in the Department.


We lead research in theoretical areas - musicology, ethnomusicology, popular music - and in creative practice.

NX Records

NX Records is our record label, directed by Matthew Herbert.

Electronic Music Studios

Established in 1968, the first permanent electronic music facility in the UK university sector.


If you're joining the department soon, here's all the information you need.


Our alumni go on to become musicians and Mercury Prize-winning pop stars, to lawyers, academics and administrators.


The latest news and updates from the Department of Music.


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