The Concrete and the Ephemeral of Electronic Music Production


  • Colin P. McGuire York University


Colin McGuire, Ronin E-Ville, DJ, DJs, deejay, deejays, production, producer, studio music, music production, composition, electronic music, electronica, EDM, digital music, digital media, digital reproduction, original vs copy, musique concrète, ontology

Author Biography

Colin P. McGuire, York University

Colin McGuire is a Ph.D. candidate in music at York University in Toronto, Canada. He has positioned his doctoral work in ethnomusicology at the intersection of music and martial arts, but he also DJs and produces under the name Ronin E-Ville. McGuire’s music has been nominated for an Independent Music Award, has been in the top 20 of the Earshot! Canadian radio charts for electronica, and is featured on the Gemini award winning travel TV show, Departures.