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LaBelle, Brandon. Acoustic territories: sound culture and everyday life / by Brandon LaBelle. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN . Brandon LaBelle traces auditory life through a topographic structure: Acoustic Territories uncovers the embedded tensions and potentiality. of Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life, Brandon LaBelle’s wide -ranging investigation into the function of sound as a binding, relational.

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Sep 30, Lee Barry rated it liked it Shelves: Books by Brandon LaBelle.

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Even so, it is always thinkable, always a condition of our being in avoustic world. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Return to Book Page. Walker rated it liked it Jul 20, The research project continues in the form of installation projects, particularly, ” Temporary Outpost for an Auditory Figure ” which appears as an archival installation compiling tertitories research materials, documents, videos and audio works, in addition to a composed five-channel audio work.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. LaBelle also takes us into the soundspace of the car and to the Muzak-filled non-places of the shopping mall and airport. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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The fantasy of a smooth drift between coterminous sites or the possibility to switch from branon site to another at the speed of thought or at least the speed of telecommunication remains, for now, the realm of cyberfiction. As numerous philosophers and cultural geographers have found, spatial nominalization and delimitation, the naming and taming of space, are more geared towards describing place and places.

Jakub Dolejs rated it really liked it Mar 07, The difficulty is compounded, here and through much of the book, by territorirs over-used rhetorical tics and occasionally dubious word grammar. The difficulty of dealing with space is reinforced at the end of the book when it closes seemingly midway through an argument and, against established scholarly practice, with a quotation. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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I was disappointed at the way the book just stops almost in mid-thought, during a chapter on signal transmission that makes its way through pirate radio and somehow acts as if this is still relevant in contemporary cities. Account Options Sign in.

Set up a giveaway. All the time, of course, the writer never really left the scene of writing, nor the reader the territoroes of reading.

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It’s not a book about music per se, but it’s hard to imagine areading of it not interacting creatively with anyone’s thinking onmusical practice and meaning.

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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.

Contents Ethical Volumes of Silence and Noise. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Jun 18, Ietrio rated it did not like it Shelves: The connection between underground railway systems and underground music scenes, for example, just about holds together but it is mainly due to fancy linguistic play that further complicates some already rather convoluted points.

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Jun 18, John rated it liked it. Sound Culture and Everyday Life. Review ” Acoustic Territories takes account of contemporary urban space by listening to it Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary.

Perhaps it just takes one to know one. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller laelle From the underground to the sky, this groundbreaking book explores the sonorities of everyday life, identifies the major stakes and challenges, and leads us brilliantly towards an auditory paradigm of urban experience.

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Continuum April 1, Language: His previous book, Background Noise: Brandon LaBelle traces auditory life through labellw topographic structure: Essentially, though, LaBelle is concerned with the interrelation of a variety of sonic spaces and with the ways in which sound is not merely something that occupies space, but rather one of the main ways in which space is constituted and, in turn, constitutes its occupants.

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To ask other tegritories questions about Acoustic Territoriesplease sign up. This structure follows sound as it appears in specific auditory designs, as it is mobilized within various cultural projects, and queries how it comes to circulate through everyday life as a medium for social transformation. Importantly, it has been my interest to engage the politics of sound culture: From the underground to the sky, this groundbreaking book explores the sonorities of everyday life, identifies the major stakes and challenges, and leads us brilliantly towards an auditory paradigm of urban experience.

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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 Sound Culture and Everyday Life offers an expansive reading of auditory life. For more information on the publication, see Acoustic Territories.