Eliot Bates



Eliot Bates is an ethnomusicologist specializing in digital audio recording cultures and the production of contemporary music in Istanbul, Turkey. A graduate of UC Berkeley (2008), he is currently an Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, and prior to this taught at the University of Birmingham (UK), Cornell University, and the University of Maryland, College Park. He has authored two books: Digital Tradition: Arrangement and Labor in Istanbul's Recording Studio Culture (Oxford University Press, 2016), and Music in Turkey: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Oxford University Press, 2011), and with Samantha Bennett coedited the volume Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018). He is also a performer and recording artist of the 11-stringed-oud.

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