Dr Guy Baron

Staff details

Position Associate Lecturer
Department Music
Email g.baron (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Guy Baron

Since 2019, Guy has been serving as an associate lecturer of music production and songwriting.

Working as singer-producer under the name Semi Precious, his musical releases have been endorsed by outlets such as The Sunday Times, The Guardian, i-D and Electronic Sound Magazine.

His musical practice explores notions of reminiscing and retrospection through the lens of “bedroom production”, as well as sampling of easy listening library music and hauntology.

He currently co-runs electronic music record label and artist collective squareglass and previously collaborated with producer Matthew Herbert.

Guy further serves as a lecturer in the School of Arts and Creative Industries at London South Bank University, where he supervises research dissertations undertaken by Year 3 students of Music and Sound Design and conducts music production workshops.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD 2021
  • MMus 2015
  • BMus 2014

Teaching and Supervision

Guy supervises practice-based projects and conducts creative workshops for the Composition Portfolio (Year 3) and Popular Music Production (Year 2) modules, as well as supervising Masters students undertaking the Popular Music Project module.

Research interests

Popular music; electronic music production; songwriting; post-digital aesthetics, hauntology, vaporwave; practice-based research.

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