Joe Watson is a free-lance musician, engineer and composer. He has engineered and produced many commercial releases and has toured the world several times as part of the band Stereolab. He runs his own studio in Brighton and has released two albums of his own music as Junior Electronics. Joe’s practice-led Music PhD at University of Sussex explores tape music as a reflective medium. As awardee of a prestigious Sussex European Institute François Duchêne grant, Joe will be investigating archives of the pioneering Groupe de Recherches musicales in Paris in summer 2014.