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The Sound, and the Fury Writing on it

Perhaps “fury” is a bit too strong. I’m not sending my office into a whirlwind of violence and anger. At least not yet. But writing and thinking about sound is hard.  852 more words

Gertrude Stein

Sounding Out! Podcast #54: The Sound of Magic

Each of the essays in this month’s “Medieval Sound” forum focuses on sound as it, according to Steve Goodman’s essay “The Ontology of Vibrational Force,” in  592 more words

Sound Studies

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. 34 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