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Sam Proctor

Sam Proctor

Senior Lecturer in Music Technology
Academic school:
Job title:
Senior Lecturer in Music Technology
Higher qualifications:

BA Sound Technology (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts), MA Record Production (University of West London), Certificate in Education (FENTO) (University of Reading)

Research and scholarly output:


Selected discography

As producer/performer:

CrossHarbour - CrossHarbour (CD Album 2014)

Burke and Hare (Film Score, Comp: Joby Talbot, Dir: John Landis, 2010)

Natural Progression - Sam Proctor (CD Album, 2008)

Paint the Town Black - Guinness (TV Advert, 2013)

Discover Ireland (TV advert 2010)

As recording/mix engineer:

The Croshaw Family - Album (forthcoming 2017)

The Twisted Twenty - album (forthcoming 2017)

The Caretaker - Short Film (2016)

The Twisted Twenty - EP (2015)

CrossHarbour - CrossHarbour (CD Album 2014)

The Bootleg - Kayna (CD Album, 2012)

Lightly on My Heart - Sara Daniels (CD Album, 2011)

The Mighty Box - Luke Daniels (CD Double Album, 2011)

Lost Music of the Gaels - Luke Daniels (CD Double Album, 2006)

Resonance - Nick Saunders (CD Album, 2006)


Sam is currently pursuing two research interests:

The musicology of record production - with a particular interest in the role of recording production in the development of folk and traditional music.

Music and MyCBR – an inter-disciplinary research project looking at applying artificial intelligence and the MyCBR software to music mixing applications. 



Recommending Audio Mixing Workflows, International Conference on Case Based Reasoning 2013, New York - July 9 2013.

Similarity Knowledge Formalisation for Audio Engineering, In Proceedings of the Seventeenth UK Workshop on Case Based Reasoning. SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence - December 11 2012.