Resonance has a multitude of meanings, which is reflected in the personal takes on it by the contributors to this volume.
Tokyo Listening examines how the sensory experience of the city informs the way people listen to both music and everyday, ubiquitous sounds. Sound studies, anth..(read more)
“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)
In this book Adams proposes an ideal of musical ecology, the philosophical foundation on which his largest, most complex musical work is based. This installatio..(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)
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)