Davies, R.M. (2022). Coproduction in the Recording Studio: Perspectives from the Vocal Booth. Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9781003146865

Online articles

Davies, R.M. (2022). Australia is one of few countries that doesn’t pay session musicians ongoing royalties. Our music industry suffers as a result. The Conversation.

Journal articles

Davies, R. M. (forthcoming 2023) Repetition and performance in the recording studio.

Book chapters

Davies, R. M. (forthcoming 2023). An autoethnography of vocal booth performance. In P. Gousouasis and C. Wiley (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Autoethnography and Self-Reflexivity in Music Studies. Routledge


Davies, R.M. (2019). That’s perfect, let’s do it again: observing performance in the vocal recording booth. (PhD thesis). Monash University, Australia. DOI:10.26180/5d5a3d5d67d53

Non-traditional research outputs (NTROs)

Davies, R. M. (Author). (2016). Trans-contextualisation of 1970s popular song: Researching identity through cabaret performance. Recorded/ Rendered Performance https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5nEMwrM_NFHeHAzNU4tTnNpcFE

Davies, R. M. (Performer). (2014). Rocket Man. Music Performance, Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Research output: Non-textual form › Music Performance › Other

Conference presentations

Davies, R.M. (2022, August). Neighbouring Rights [Panel discussion]. Indie Con, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Canham, N. & Davies, R.M. (2022, July). Welcome to the Zoomiverse [Conference presentation]. ISME Conference, Online.

Davies, R. M. (2019, June 24-28). That’s perfect, let’s do it again: observing performance in the vocal booth [Conference presentation]. XX Biennial International Conference of IASPM, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Davies, R. M. (2017, June 2-4). Towards a practice-based methodology for the investigation of agency within the vocal booth [Conference presentation]. Australasian Jazz & Improvisation Research Network Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


Davies, R. (2022) Interview by Christine Anu on ABC radio National Session musicians rights, aired 30 July 2022.

Davies, R. (2022) Interview on Radio Adelaide Session musicians rights, aired 4 July 2022.

Davies, R. (2022) Interview on 2SER Royalties for sessions in the Australian music industry, aired 4 July 2022.

Davies, R. (2022) Interview on ABC Radio Perth Are Aussie session musicians undervalued, aired 29 June 2022.