Sound unbound : sampling digital music and culture / edited by Paul D. Miller.

  • Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press ©2008
Physical description
xi, 426 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • 9780262633635
  • 0262633639
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • An introduction, or my (ambiguous) life with technology / Steve Reich -- In through the out door: sampling and the creative act / Paul D. Miller -- The future of language / Saul Williams -- The ecstasy of influence: a plagiarism mosaic / Jonathan Lethem -- Roots and wires remix: polyrhythmic tricks and the black electronic / Erik Davis -- The life and death of media / Bruce Sterling -- Un-imagining utopia / Dick Hebdige -- Freaking the machine: a discussion about Keith Obadike's sexmachines / Keith & Mendi Obadike -- Freeze frame: audio, aesthetics, sampling, and contemporary multimedia / Ken Jordan and Paul D. Miller -- A theater of ideas: an interview with Steve Reich and Beryl Korot on Three tales / David Allenby -- Quantum improvisation: the cybernetic presence / Pauline Oliveros -- The ghost outside the machine / Scanner aka Robin Rimbaud -- The musician as thief: digital culture and copyright law / Daphne Keller -- Integrated systems: mobile stealth unit / Beth Coleman and Howard Goldkrand -- An interview with Moby / Lucy Walker -- Zing! Went the strings / Joseph Lanza -- Renegade academia / Simon Reynolds -- The world of sound: a division of Raymond Scott Enterprises / Jeff E. Winner -- From hip-hip to flip-flop: black noise in the master-slave circuit / Ron Eglash -- South Africa's rhythms of resistance / Lee Hirsch -- The virtual breeding of sound / Manuel DeLanda -- Zoom: mining acceleration / Liminal Product: Frances Dyson and Douglas Kahn -- An interview with Alex Steinweiss / Carlo McCormick -- Stop, hey, what's that sound? / Ken Jordan -- Permuting connections: software for dancers / Scott deLahunta -- On improvisation, temporality, and embodied experience / Vijay Iyer -- Spin the painting: an interview with Nadine Robinson / Alondra Nelson -- Camera Lucida: three-dimensional sonochemical observatory / Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand -- Fear of a Muslim planet: hip-hop's hidden history / Naeem Mohaiemen -- Three pieces / Chuck D -- Bells and their history / Brian Eno -- What one must do: comments and asides on musical philosophy / Daniel Bernard Roumain -- An interview with Pierre Boulez / Hans Ulrich Obrist and Philippe Parreno -- Adh'an: the sounds of an islamized orthodoxy / Ibrahim Quraishi -- Theatre of the spirits: Joseph Cornell and silence / Catherine Corman -- Where did the music go? / Jaron Lanier.
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  • English
  • Examines the work and composition styles artists in the digital age, and features composer Steve Reich, novelist Jonathan Lethem, science fiction writer Bruce Sterling, media activist Naeem Mohaiemen, rapper Chuck D., musician Brian Eno, and many others. Includes audio CD with examples of avant-garde music.

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