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Listening Through the Noise pdf Listening Through the Noise , ebook Listening Through the Noise , epub Listening Through the Noise , doc Listening Through the Noise , e-pub Listening Through the Noise , Listening Through the Noise 56112f55522 Electronic Music Since 1980 Has Splintered Into A Dizzying Assortment Of Genres And Subgenres, Communities And Subcultures Given The Ideological Differences Among Academic, Popular, And Avant Garde Electronic Musicians, Is It Possible To Derive An Aesthetic Theory That Accounts For This Variety And Is There Even A Place For Aesthetics In Twenty First Century Culture This Book Explores Genres Ranging From Techno To Electroacoustic Music, From Glitch To Drone Music, And From Dub To Drones, And Maintains That Culturally And Historically Informed Aesthetic Theory Is Not Only Possible But Indispensable For Understanding Electronic Music.The Abilities Of Electronic Music To Use Preexisting Sounds And To Create New Sounds Are Widely Known This Book Proceeds From This Starting Point To Consider How Electronic Music Changes The Way We Listen Not Only To Music, But To Sound Itself The Common Trait In Recent Experimental Electronic Music Is A Concern With Whether Sound, In Itself, Bears Meaning The Use Of Previously Undesirable Materials Like Noise, Field Recordings, And Extremely Quiet Sounds Has Contributed To Electronic Music S Destruction Of The Musical Frame, The Conventions That Used To Set Apart Music From The Outside World In The Void Created By The Disappearance Of The Musical Frame, Different Philosophies For Listening Have Emerged Some Electronic Music Genres Insist Upon The Inscrutability And Abstraction Of Sound Others Maintain That Sound Functions As A Sign Pointing To Concepts Or Places Beyond The Work But All Share An Approach Towards Listening That Departs Fundamentally From The Expectations That Have Governed Music Listening In The West For The Previous Five Centuries.


10 thoughts on “Listening Through the Noise

  1. says:

    If you are interested in experimental music then you might be interested in reading this book I thought it was very well written and interesting, with a great glossary at the end and lots of music examples to look up Parts of this were a bit dry and I might have missed it but I thought...


  2. says:

    An in depth and very detailed look as a vast array of electronic music Demers, as with her previous books, delights us with an unprecedented knowledge and passion for her subject Her passages on drone, dub, field recordings, and finally on experimental music, truly sta...


  3. says:

    This book is huge And I mean by huge it s full of information, you can t read it in one day in each page chapter you will find something really good To be honest, I ve read books on this topic but this book is amazing, it answers my questions yet left me with a lot of questions I found a lot of hidden gems in here, she guide me to Musique Concrete and where to start she introduced me to Jean Michel and Eliane Radigue, talked about Electronic Glitch geniuses like Gas, Oval and Fennesz I mu This book is huge And I mean by huge it s full of information, you can t read it in one day in each page chapter you will find something really good To be honest, I ve read books on this topic but this book is amazing, it answers my questions yet left me with a lot of question...


  4. says:

    I ve read quite a few books on this topic, and this one is notable for concisely summing up all of the contemporary concerns of experimental music in very clear language very little academic jargon I would absolutely recommend it to people interested in experimental music of today.


  5. says:

    Very good book but with historic elements that I have read through other ones I can t say that it kept me entertained but there were many things that I didnt know about electronic music and learned it through this book.


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