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Acoustic territories [electronic resource] : sound culture and everyday life / by Brandon LaBelle.

Author/Creator:
LaBelle, Brandon.
Publication:
New York : Continuum, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (303 p.)
Edition:
Second edition.
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Subjects:
Sound in mass media.
Sound -- Social aspects.
Performance art.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life offers an expansive reading of auditory life. 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. Combining research on urbanism, popular culture and auditory issues, Acoustic Territories opens up multiple perspectives - it challenges debates surrounding noise pollution and charts an "acoustic politics of space" by unfolding auditory experience as located within larger cultural histories and
Contents:
Underground : busking, acousmatics, and the echo
Home : ethical volumes of silence and noise
Sidewalk : steps, gait, and rhythmic journey-forms
Street : auditory latching, cars, and the dynamics of vibration
Shopping mall : muzak, mishearing, and the productive volatility of feedback
Sky : radio, spatial urbanism, and cultures of transmission.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-266) and index.
ISBN:
1-5013-3619-3
1-5013-3618-5
1-5013-3621-5
1-282-87604-X
9786612876042
1-4411-7725-6
OCLC:
676697623