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A Research Seminar on Music and Martial Arts

Martial sound is how music is experienced as martial arts and martial arts are experienced as musicking.

This Thursday, I’ll be introducing my concept of… 289 more words

Martial Arts Music

SBL Paper: 'Mithraic Noise'

I presented a paper this morning in the Session of Archaeology of Religion in the Roman World with the panel title, ‘Ritual and Religion on the City Streets of the Empire’. 2,081 more words

Sound Studies

Sound Talking - A One Day Event at the London Science Museum

An interdisciplinary workshop on ‘language describing sound / sound emulating language’

Friday, 3rd November 2017

Dana Research Centre, London Science Museum

Sound Talking is a one-day event at the London Science Museum that seeks to explore the complex relationships between language and sound, both historically and in the present day. 190 more words

News & Blog

The Senses as Theoreticians

I mention it regularly in my presentations that noise and sound serve as critical tools for understanding urban space, not simply as objects in space-time. Anyone who reads this blog will be aware of this distinction, as I talk more about the theoretical applications of noise to urban space, than listing the sounds and noises found in Latin lit (although, I have some graphs and resources for noise/silence terms… 1,347 more words

Sound Studies

Ragnarock museum: a timely and liberating step towards delivering innovative views about popular music

Of all of the museums of popular music that I have ever visited, Ragnarock, the museum for pop, rock and youth culture in Roskilde, Denmark, is for sure the one I have enjoyed the most so far, not just from the aesthetical point of view but also because it is the one whose narrative best conveys contemporary knowledge about popular music, knowledge gained from both popular music studies and ethnomusicology. 998 more words

Essays

Sonic Intimacy

Sonic Intimacy asks us who—or what—deserves to have a voice, beyond the human. Arguing that our ears are far too narrowly attuned to our own species, the book explores four different types of voices: the cybernetic, the gendered, the creaturely, and the ecological. 373 more words

Books

World Listening Day 2018

You hear all the time: how much do you listen? What do you listen to? What do you hear when you don’t think you’re listening? 30 more words

Shenanigans