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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 and Media; Sound Studies. 9351 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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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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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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Changing Cultural Coordinates

Tim Wall and Nick Webber.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 6745 words.

This chapter examines the role of the transistor radio in the development of mobile music. It suggests that understanding of the introduction of the transistor radio as a transformative...

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The Chiptuning of the World

Chris Tonelli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 12693 words.

This chapter examines the role of re-presentation in the musical genre of chiptune and the relation it may have to the real and imagined mobility afforded by portable video gaming devices....

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Cochlear Implants after Fifty Years

Mara Mills.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 17206 words.

This chapter analyzes the cochlear implant as a new acoustic medium. An introductory essay places cochlear implants in a longer tradition of experimentation with the electrical stimulation...

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Conversions: Sound and Sight, Military and Civilian

Cyrus C. M. Mody.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 10564 words.

Scholars in science and technology studies (STS) have long noted scientists' tendency of converting data into visual representations. This article provides an overview of the use of...

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Creative Applications of Interactive Mobile Music

Atau Tanaka.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 5848 words.

This chapter examines the foundational research concerning the applications of interactive mobile music conducted at Sony Computer Science Laboratory Paris and at Culture Lab Newcastle. It...

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Creative Sonification of Mobility and Sonic Interaction with Urban Space

Frauke Behrendt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 9981 words.

This chapter examines how mobile media and sound are experienced and in particular how locative technologies such as GPS can be used for the creative sonification of mobility. The detailed...

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Dancing Silhouettes

Justin D. Burton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 11689 words.

This chapter examines the concept of mobile freedom as it is displayed in the iconic dancing silhouette advertisements for Apple’s iPod. By comparing the original 2001 iPod commercial with...

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Ding, Ding!

Daniel T. Neely.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2

March 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 12801 words.

This chapter examines ice cream truck music from several perspectives. It explores the role of automobility in the use of ice cream truck music and describes how the experience of nostalgia...

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Divisible Mobility

Martin Scherzinger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 13319 words.

This article examines the impact of cloud computing on music mobility. It discusses the rise of mobile smart-phone usage around the world and describes the ways these devices are...

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Do Signals Have Politics? Inscribing Abilities in Cochlear Implants

Mara Mills.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies; Applied Music. 11740 words.

This article discusses autoexperiments, field notes, and laboratory tests on the hardware and software of cochlear implants. Electroacoustic devices resist seeing-through. Yet in the case...

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Earbuds Are Good for Sharing

Tyler Bickford.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 10399 words.

This chapter examines face-to-face music sharing practices of schoolchildren in a school in Vermont. It explores how Heartsboro Central School (HCS) students share earbuds with friends as a...

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Forever and Ever

Arild Bergh, Tia DeNora and Maia Bergh.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 8903 words.

This chapter examines the mobile music practices of early teenagers. It explains that mobile music listening for young people is often collective and characterized by music sharing as a...

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