Book Reviews


 

Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality - Richard Glover, Jennie Gottschalk and Bryn Harrison. New York/London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019


Gallery Sound - Caleb Kelly. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017.


Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts - Norie Neumark. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2017.


Immanence and Immersion: On the Acoustic Condition in Contemporary Art - Will Schrimshaw. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017


Making It Heard: A History of Brazilian Sound Art - Rui Chaves & Fernando Iazzetta (eds.). New York: Bloomsbury, 2019


Sound Art: Sound as a Medium of Art - Peter Weibel (ed.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2019


Future Sounds: The Temporality of Noise - Stephen Kennedy. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018


Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq - J. Martin Daughtry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015


Digital Sound Studies - Mary Caton Lingold, Darren Mueller and Whitney Trettien (eds.). Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 


Static in the System: Noise and the Soundscape of American Cinema Culture - Meredith C. Ward. Oakland: University of California Press, 2019


Hush: Media and Sonic Self-Control - Mack Hagood. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019


The Sound of Things to Come: An Audible History of the Science Fiction Film - Trace Reddell. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018


Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic - Curtis Roads. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015


Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics - Christoph Cox. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2018


Sonic Agency: Sound and Emergent Forms of Resistance Brandon LaBelle. London: Goldsmiths Press, 2018.


ludic.dreaming. how to listen away from contemporary technoculture - The Occulture (David Cecchetto, Marc Couroux, Ted Hiebert, Eldritch Priest). New York: Bloomsbury, 2017.


The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life - Niall Atkinson. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016


Singed: Muted Voice-Transmissions, After the Fire Daniela Cascella. London: Equus Press, 2017


Noise and the Brain: Experience Dependent Developmental and Adult Plasticity - Jos J. Eggermont. London: Academic Press, 2013


Berlin Sonic Places: A Brief Guide - Peter Cusack. Hofheim am Taunus: Wolke Verlag, 2017

 

Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art - Salomé Voegelin. London: Bloomsbury, 2010

 

The Sonic Persona: An Anthropology of Sound - Holger Schulze. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018

 

After Sound: Toward a Critical Music - G. Douglas Barrett. London: Bloomsbury, 2016

 

Dramaturgy of Sound in the Avant-Garde and Postdramatic Theatre - Mladen Ovadija. Montreal: McGill’s University Press, 2013

 

Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound - Christine Guillebaud (ed.). London: Routledge, 2017

 

Between Air and Electricity: Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments - Cathy van Eck. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

 

The Tone of Our Times: Sound, Sense, Economy, and Ecology - Frances Dyson. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014

 

Sonic Rupture: A Practice-led Approach to Urban Soundscape Design - Jordan Lacey. New York: Bloomsbury, 2016

 

Theatre and Aural Attention: Stretching Ourselves - George Home-Cook.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

 

Experimental Music Since 1970 - Jennie Gottschalk. London: Bloomsbury, 2016

 

Sonic Time Machines: Explicit Sound, Sirenic Voices, and Implicit Sonicity - Wolfgang Ernst. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016

 

Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom. Before 1970 - David Toop. London: Bloomsbury, 2016

 

The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form - Sumant Gopinath. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013

 

Cinesonica: Sounding Film and Video – Andy Birtwistle. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010

 

The Acoustic City – Edited by Matthew Gandy and BJ Nilsen. Berlin: Jovis, 2014

 

Being Musically Attuned: The Act of Listening to Music - Erik Wallrup. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015

 

F.M.R.L.: Footnotes, Mirages, Refrains and Leftovers of Writing Sound - Daniela Cascella. Winchester: Zero Books, 2015

 

Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice - Brian Kane. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014

 

Nazi Soundscapes: Sound, Technology and Urban Space in Germany, 1933-1945 - Carolyn Birdsall. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012

 

Sonic Possible Worlds: Hearing the Continuum of Sound - Salomé Voegelin. London: Bloomsbury, 2014

 

In the Field: The Art of Field Recording - Cathy Lane & Angus Carlyle. Axminster: Uniformbooks, 2013

 

Everyday Music Listening: Absorption, Dissociation and Trancing - Ruth Herbert. Ashgate, 2011

 

Ubiquitous Musics: The Everyday Sounds That We Don’t Always Notice - Edited by Marta Garcia Quiñones, Anahid Kassabian, and Elena Bosch. Ashgate, 2013

 

Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel - Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, Gijs Mom. Oxford University Press, 2014