Spatial Sound

Sydney Schelvis

Sydney Schelvis is a Dutch musicologist specialised in embodied music cognition theory. He holds a BA and MA in musicology and rMA Art Studies from the University of Amsterdam (the latter was concluded with a residency project at the SSI). Other research interests include musical materiality, musical semantics, club culture, and gentrification. Beyond academia he is active in the creative industries, recently co-founding Radio Izolat, writing for the Amsterdam-based label Liberty City Records, and working as a programmer for the independent Amsterdam venue OT301.