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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 276–299.
Published: 01 December 2011
... classifications require and enroll sonic technology of various kinds. Modes of hearing are thus embodied and exteriorized in new ways, and the automated ear and the supplemented machine may figure, not necessarily on opposite sides, in sonically articulated struggles for space. This article explores a series of...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 235–239.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Michel Chion These two essays together expose, examine, and critique the workings of “causalism,” the implicit positive valuation that attaches to sonic sources with respect to musical production and audition. According to some, timbre, along with pitch, intensity, and duration, would name the...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 240–248.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Michel Chion These two essays together expose, examine, and critique the workings of “causalism,” the implicit positive valuation that attaches to sonic sources with respect to musical production and audition. According to some, timbre, along with pitch, intensity, and duration, would name the...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 168–189.
Published: 01 December 2011
... kind of political reading of whispering, one that emphasizes its disciplinary power in raising questions about our capacity to think the specificity of sound. Thus this essay seeks not only to listen carefully to a sound problem but to bring such listening to bear on what might be called the “sonic...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 31–53.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Jonathan Sterne; Tara Rodgers Signal processing is one of the most important and understudied dimensions of contemporary sound cultures and of electronic media more broadly. In the sonic register, it inflects everything from music production, wired or wireless transmission, and radio broadcast to...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 140–167.
Published: 01 December 2011
... contemporary pop music, this article encourages a more sensitive ear for the sonic dynamics of the gendered acousmatic voice. For Lhasa de Sela, 1972\p=n-\2010. I would like to thank Rey Chow and James Steintrager for their rigorous, helpful, and insightful feedback. Any lingering incoherence...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 190–210.
Published: 01 December 2011
... rhythm to conceptualize alternatives to the reified visual world, but his work reveals the tension between metaphorical treatments of rhythm and its sonic materiality. Turning to music as an aesthetic form defined by this relationship, the author draws on the work of Jacques Attali, Rose Rosengard...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2011
... all bring to the fore is the key challenge posed by the sense of sound: the question of (sonic) objectivity itself. An image appears before us—or at least appears to appear before us. As a visual...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 249–275.
Published: 01 December 2011
... sonic nuisance. There is here a problem of translation, for Chion does 252 Speaking of Noise not of course use the English word noise, but the French bruit, which has a much...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 211–234.
Published: 01 December 2011
... possible present contingent sounds.1 The regime of silence comfortably absorbs this gesture of the body’s noisy too-muchness as the negation of its sonic system. Even if silence is figured as impossible to reach in a state of absolute purity, or an “ever receding horizon,” as Susan Sontag frames...
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differences (1 September 2010) 21 (2): 73–108.
Published: 01 September 2010
... ( 2006 ): 23 -51. Watney, Simon. “The Spectacle of aids.” aids: Cultural Analysis, Cultural Activism . Ed. Douglas Crimp. Cambridge, ma: mit p, 1989 . 71 -86. Weheliye, Alexander. Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-modernity . Durham: Duke up, 2005 . Wolfe, Cary. “When You Can't Believe...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2011
... nature of fidelity and the relationship between sonic reproductions and originals. Although fidelity at first appears to be a simple measure of similarity between originals and copies, on closer inspection it can be seen...
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differences (1 December 2011) 22 (2-3): 300–312.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Tangiers to Turin in Arabic, French, Italian, and English—is to route and rhyme the Mediterranean through alternative modernities. Such artists as U-Cef, with his “Marrakech Raggamuffins,” and the “Sonic Moor” chart musical and...
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differences (1 September 2018) 29 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2018
... black feminist scholars such as Tera Hunter and Hortense Spillers working to resurrect and restore to American history lost, erased, and overlooked black female figures like Harriet Robinson Scott. Topics treated in this special issue range from Beyoncé’s music and marriage as played out sonically...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 71–95.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., thought, and beliefs, a critical accompaniment to the music, than sonic elements in...
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differences (1 May 2008) 19 (1): 32–70.
Published: 01 May 2008
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differences (1 December 2010) 21 (3): 97–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
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differences (1 May 2019) 30 (1): 126–147.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Motown record producer Kedar Massenburg, neo-soul names a popular musical genre that combines the lyrical, sonic, and formal elements of soul and r & b music, among other genres. It has been credited with celebrating themes of black family and unity, and incorporating, if not creating, Afrocentric...
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differences (1 May 2014) 25 (1): 216–230.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Composed as an installation, the computational assemblage queries the original 108 mb file at a decelerated rate over a month-long period, splitting the information processing across three screens and sonically amplifying the...
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differences (1 September 2014) 25 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 September 2014