LaBelle, Brandon. Acoustic territories: sound culture and everyday life / by Brandon LaBelle. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN . Brandon LaBelle traces auditory life through a topographic structure: Acoustic Territories uncovers the embedded tensions and potentiality. of Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life, Brandon LaBelle’s wide -ranging investigation into the function of sound as a binding, relational.
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Here, as in Joseph Lanza’s Elevator Music, the focus is on the use of sound to modulate mood and stimulate particular modes of behavior.
Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life by Brandon LaBelle
Ships from and sold by Amazon. One of these items ships sooner than the other. To ask other readers questions about Acoustic Territoriesplease sign up. We can only provisionally pin it down, take acouatic reading or sounding, and move on. Sound Culture and Everyday Life offers an expansive reading of auditory life.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Selected pages Title Page. It provides a careful consideration of the performative dynamics inherent to sound culture and acts of listening, and discusses how auditory studies may illuminate understandings of contemporary society.
Showing of 3 reviews. Each chapter sets out to query particular sites or topographies, such as underground spaces, the street or the home, investigating how sound lends to experiences of place. This structure follows sound as it appears in specific auditory designs, as it is mobilized within various cultural projects, and queries how it comes to circulate through everyday life as a medium for social transformation.
Books by Brandon LaBelle. Sound Culture and Everyday Life offers an expansive reading of auditory life. Despite its good quality content, it could offer a little more technical approach to sounds in terms of features, composition, issues, and explore the great urban problem of noise and sound pollution, as well. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Brandon LaBelle traces auditory life through a topographic structure: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Projects Research Publications Biography Contact. Perspectives on Sound Artwas published in also by Continuum.
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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Sound Culture and Everyday Life Continuum, By Richard Elliott Two of the problems encountered when dealing with space are knowing where to start and where brandoon finish. Instead, it pedals around its topic for over pages, in chapters very loosely oriented around archetypal urban spaces underground, home, sidewalk, street, shopping mall, sky.
Where places have names and seemingly fixed borders, space is blurred and unknowable. Originally labellr for PopMatters October — published version at http: Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. The difficulty of dealing with space is reinforced at the end of the book when it closes seemingly midway through an argument and, against established scholarly practice, with a quotation.
Acoustic Territories is the result of a post-doctoral fellowship, at the University of Copenhagen, Modern Culture department, – From labe,le perspective, sound operates as an emergent communitystitching together bodies that do not necessarily search for each other, and forcing them into proximity.
It’s not a book about music per se, but it’s hard to imagine a reading of it not interacting creatively with anyone’s thinking on musical practice and meaning.
Steps Gait labells Rhythmic JourneyForms. Sound Culture and Everyday Life. Radio Spatial Urbanism and Cultures of Transmission.
But, it definitely stimulated my own thoughts about the sonic environment and its infl This book was thought-provoking, but wasn’t quite what I expected. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Sean rated it it was ok Sep 17, Paperbackpages.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. But, it definitely stimulated my own thoughts about the sonic environment and its influence on identity, behavior, etc in a very productive way.
In doing so, he makes a valuable contribution to the expanding field of sonic research” -Peg Rawes, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London Author article and book mention in The Wire, April “LaBelle, a sound artist and an academic, writes with a fluid brillianceabout the way that sound interacts with the other elements of ourexperience with a kind of comprehension and comprehensiveness that cansuggest Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media or Siegfried Giedion’s Mechanization Takes Command ,resulting in a visionary tome linking history, subcultures and streetart.
Rather, this is a book about sound, noise, and the acoustic. To do so, I hope to follow sound as it comes to impart meaningful exchanges against the singular body, and further, how it locates such a body within a greater social weave.
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Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life
LaBelle explores evocative language and “case rerritories of sorts to convey his theoretical understanding of “sound culture and everyday life. David rated it really liked it Mar lablle, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
From the underground to the sky, this groundbreaking book explores the sonorities of everyday life, identifies the major stakes and challenges, and leads us brilliantly towards an auditory paradigm of urban experience.
Understandings of echo, vibration, feedback, rhythm, silence, noise and transmission are used to investigate and unfold particular auditory histories and cultural narratives, and to detail the sonic geographies of everyday life.
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