Colin P. McGuire, PhD

Ethnomusicologist, Martial Artist, Technologist

Music Research Spanning Martial Sound, Embodied Being, and Technoculture

Music in/as culture meets martial arts studies, with a side of DJ/producer.
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I’m a James M. Flaherty Research Scholar in the Department of Music at University College Cork, National University of Ireland.

Current Project:

Holistic Investigation of Stick-fighting Culture and Knowledge (HOLISTICK): Musical Decolonization of 19th-Century Irish Faction Combat Skills to Foster Healthy 21st-Century Shillelagh Walking Stick Martial Arts


"The Bell Grinder"

demo track: gamelan sample meets electro

My DJ/producer alter ego, Ronin E-Ville: beats and bass, samples and synths, funk and fusion, dub and dirt, jazz and juxtaposition, etc.

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