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TSP (Texas Soundmap Project)

I’ve been working on this project for a while now. It combines archival resources, class assignments, and personal field recordings to map out some of the sonic events in Texas. 33 more words

Sound Studies

'The Visitors' by Ragnar Kjartansson: when the text is the experience

Everything that museum professionals have long been waiting for a museum exhibition to achieve but which has not yet been invented.

The only possible way to start my essay about the installation-work… 930 more words


Sounding Out Medieval

Have you ever wondered what the Middle Ages sounded like? I am obsessing over the idea lately, especially as it applies to magic. How wonderful then to be part of a series that has begun at… 205 more words


New essay on Robert Wyatt published

My essay ‘“Words Take the Place of Meaning”: Sound, Sense and Politics in the Music of Robert Wyatt’ has been published in The Singer-Songwriter in Europe: Paradigms, Politics and Place… 444 more words

Sensory Studies in Spring 2016

I’ve just returned from an interesting RAC/TRAC conference in Rome, which included plenty of sensory papers, with each presenter employing different methods and approaches to show how sensory studies can be applied to the Roman world. 373 more words


New article on Van Morrison published

My article ‘My Tongue Gets t-t-t-: Words, Sense, and Vocal Presence in Van Morrison’s It’s Too Late to Stop Now‘ has been published in a special issue of the journal… 246 more words