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Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
... kinetophone is too obvious to be emphasized or dis- cussed. What would we not give for such a record of the Gettysburg Address! Sounds of the Cinema Illustrated Song Slides; The Role of the Voice (lecturers, actors); Incidental Musics, Special Effects, Ballyhoo, and Noise of the Audience 43...
Published: 27 August 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391432-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9143-2
...3 Structural Film: Noise Juan A. Suárez n the summer of 1969, P. Adams Sitney, one of the leading critics of experimental film in the United States, announced in the pages of Film Culture the sudden appearance of “a cinema of structure” (Sitney 1970b, 326).1 He was...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390817-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9081-7
... chapter two The Piazza, the Edicola, and the Noise of the Utterance As to why I appear today in this unaccustomed garb, you shall now hear, if only you will...
Book: Reggaeton
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
... juan flores foreword What’s All the Noise About? My late friend Johnny Ramírez used to call it ‘‘racketón ‘‘Apaga ese racketón’’ (Turn o√ that racketon) he would shout as the thumping cars shattered the peaceful quiet of his little...
Published: 19 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388586-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8858-6
...One Shouldn’t Make Too Much Noise, There’s Enough Already interview by Franck Médioni The end of 1994 saw the publication of Lacy’s book Findings: My Experience with the Soprano Saxophone (CMAP/Outre Mesure), which included not only his reflections on...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter explores the characterization of certain types or instances of sound as noise and in particular the distinction within the musical domain between supposedly inherently musical sounds and noisy ones. Western musical theory and practice have privileged tonic sounds, that is, those...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379577-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7957-7
...ARAB NOISE AND RAMADAN NIGHTS: RAI, RAP, AND FRANCO-MAGHREBI IDENTITIES JOAN GROSS, DAVID MCMURRAY, AND TED SWEDENBURG CAN'T TAKE NO MOOR For two thousand years, essentially the same people have posed the same dangers to us. Aren't the...
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395522-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9552-2
...3. PERCEPTUAL CODING AND THE DOMESTICATION OF NOISE Today, we think of perceptual coding as a digital pro- cess, but it did not necessarily have to be. As a concept and technology, perceptual coding was developed in fits and starts, in places all over the world and by people who...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
...Don DeLillo From White Noise Several days later Murray asked me about a tourist attraction known as the most photographed barn in America. We drove twenty-two miles into the country around Farmington. There were meadows and apple orchards. White fences trailed through the rolling...
Published: 13 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397540-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9754-0
... CHAPTER 3 3 CHAPTER LISTENING TO NOISE IN KANSAI It was late, and we were wandering up a side alley away from the light and clamor of the main market road that leads away from the station. I was woozy after several...
Book Chapter

By David Novak
Published: 13 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397540-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9754-0
...What else is this collection but a disorder to which habit has accommodated itself to such CHAPTER 4 4 CHAPTER an extent that it can appear as order? —Walter Benjamin, “Unpacking My Library” GENRE NOISE IS NOISE A MUSICAL GENRE? Let’s start this loop again...
Published: 13 August 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... This entry describes the diverse meanings of noise—both in sound studies and everyday social interpretations—that emerge from the divergences and overlaps between technological environments, art movements, and circulations of social difference. Noise is an essential product of communicational...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381679-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8167-9
Published: 10 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389316
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8931-6
Published: 02 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394150
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9415-0
Published: 08 February 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381921
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8192-1
Book Chapter

By David Novak
Published: 13 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397540-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9754-0
... I complete this book in 2012, the world of Noise I encountered in my fieldwork can only be considered historical. Noise has proliferated well be- yond the contexts I describe in my ethnographic research, and its cultural locations shifted many times during the course of my writing. In the later...
Published: 08 February 1995
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8192-1
Published: 13 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397540-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9754-0
... CHAPTER 1 1 CHAPTER SCENES OF LIVENESS AND DEADNESS There are about forty-­five people in here, bathing in the blast of Noise right now: a group of older fans, some college kids already holding cds they’ve purchased...