Sam Whiting

Sam Whiting is a musician, researcher, PhD candidate and sessional tutor at RMIT University, Melbourne, and is currently working on an Australian Research Council-funded Discovery Project that seeks to determine what makes Melbourne a ‘music city’. His doctoral research focuses on the venue cultures and social scenes inherent in Melbourne’s small live music venues and he is a recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award.

Sam has presented papers at multiple international conferences including Keep It Simple, Make It Fast! (KISMIF) 2015 and 2016, and the International Association for the Study Popular Music’s ANZ branch conferences in 2014, 2015 and 2016.