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Acoustic Auteurs and Transnational Cinema

Jay Beck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Sound Studies. 9384 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay examines a growing number of...

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Acoustical Properties

Randolph Jordan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 11404 words.

One of the defining thematic preoccupations in the fiction filmmaking of Philippe Grandrieux, one of the leading figures in French Art Cinema, is that of the politics of property. In Sombre...

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The Amateur in the Age of Mechanical Music

Mark Katz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 10242 words.

This article explores the role of amateur music in the age of sound recording and reproduction technologies. It begins by evaluating concerns about the fate of the amateur in the early...

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Analog Turns Digital: Hip-Hop, Technology, and the Maintenance of Racial Authenticity

Rayvon Fouché.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies; Ethnomusicology. 10054 words.

The history of the black diaspora is full with examples of the ways music has enabled various black cultural communities to cope with racial oppression. This article explains how...

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Aural Armor

J. Martin Daughtry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 17619 words.

This chapter examines the history of the militarization of the iPod portable media player during the first six years of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Drawing on interviews and correspondence...

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The Avant-Garde in the Family Room: American Advertising and the Domestication of Electronic Music in the 1960s and 1970s

Timothy D. Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies; Musicology and Music History. 9701 words.

Today, the world is surrounded by electronic sounds of all kinds, which were not always so omnipresent or accepted. This article offers a history of the domestication of sounds that were...

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Body Soundscape

Enrico Pitozzi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 12361 words.

Starting from an interdisciplinary perspective of methodological integration of the concepts of body and sound in the contemporary dance scene, this chapter addresses the general aesthetic...

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Calling My Name

Heather A. Horst.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 4880 words.

This chapter analyses the digital inscription of names and identities in mobile phones contact list. Drawing upon research on mobile phones in Jamaica, it examines how the construction of...

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Can You Hear Us Now? Ringtones and Politics in the Contemporary Philippines

Jan Maghinay Padios.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 11267 words.

This chapter examines the emergence of the political ringtone in the Philippines in the neoliberal era. It argues that the popularity of the “Hello Garci” and “Sorry Po” ringtones in the...

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“Cars with the Boom”

Justin A. Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 16219 words.

This chapter examines the relations or intersections between the automobile and popular music. It discusses the history of car audio and describes contemporary car audiophile subcultures....

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