“The experimental is first and foremost a spirit [..] a spirit of invention which sees musical composition more as a voyage into uncertain territories tha..(read more)
Amazingly thoughtful critiques of pieces and techniques; anyone working in the area of sound art, interactive electronic composition or sound studies needs to r..(read more)
The Force of Listening explores the role of listening in the contemporary intersection of art and activism and asks what potential for transformation it might f..(read more)
New 2018 edition by Serpent’s Tail of a by now classic from 1995 where David Toop explores ambient music, field recording, and its practices in the most r..(read more)
Though sound is a central feature within urban life, it still receives little to no attention within processes of urban planning. The main difficulty in integra..(read more)
In a world dominated by the visual, could contemporary resistances be auditory? This timely and important book highlights sound’s invisible, disruptive, a..(read more)
Five architectural designs, conceived through auditory and literary practices instead of being visually generated.
Through literary, performative, and sonic analysis, this book investigates the micro-structures of audiophonic representation. It proposes a unified, though ope..(read more)
Sonic Meditations were developed by Pauline Oliveros as an essential component and tool of the practice of Deep Listening.
From primitive vigilance and sonic mythologies to digital sampling and sound installations, Bonnet examines the ways in which we make sound speak to us, in an a..(read more)