Book Reviews



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