Leigh Landy holds a Research Chair at De Montfort University where he directs the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre. His scholarship is divided between creative and musicological work. Currently he is artistic director of Idée Fixe – Experimental Sound and Movement Theatre. His publications focus on the studies of electroacoustic music, including the notion of musical dramaturgy, contemporary music in a cross-arts context, access and the contemporary time-based arts, and devising practices in the performing arts. He is editor of Organised Sound: an international journal of music technology (CUP) and on the editorial board of JMTE and is author of five books including What's the Matter with Today's Experimental Music? and Experimental Music Notebooks. He directs the ElectroAcoustic Resource Site (EARS) project and is a founding member of the Electroacoustic Music Studies Network (EMS).
Understanding the Art of Sound Organization (MIT Press) and La musique des sons/The Music of Sounds (Sorbonne MINT/OMF) both appeared in 2007. His latest book, Making Music with Sounds will appear in 2012 (Routledge, NY).