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Sound Objects

Author
(edited by) James A. Steintrager, Rey Chow
Publisher / Label
Duke University Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2019
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
312
ISBN
978-1478001454

Index

Acknowledgments  vii
Sound Objects: An Introduction / James A. Steintrager, with Rey Chow  1
I. Genealogies
1. Reflections on the Sound Object and Reduced Listening / Michel Chion  23
2. Pierre Schaeffer and the (Recorded) Sound Source / John Dack  33
3. The Fluctuating Sound Object / Brian Kane  53
II. Aural Reification, Sonic Commodification
4. Listening with Adorno, Again: Nonobjective Objectivity and the Possibility of Critique / James A. Steintrager  73
5. Spectral Objects: On the Fetish Character of Music Technologies / Jonathan Sterne  94
III. Acousmatic Complications
6. Listening after "Acousmaticity": Notes on a Transdisciplinary Problematic / Rey Chow  113
7. The Skin of the Voice: Acousmatic Illusions, Ventriloquial Listening / Pooja Rangan  130
IV. Sound Abjects and Nonhuman Relations
8. The Acoustic Abject: Sound and the Legal Imagination / Veit Erlmann  151
9. The Alluring Objecthood of the Heartbeat / Jairo Moreno and Gavin Steingo  167
10. On Nonhuman Sound—Sound as Relation / Georgina Born  185
V. Memory Traces
11. The Sound of Arche-Cinema / John Mowitt  211
12. Listening to the Sirens / Michael Bull  228
13. Entities Inertias Faint Beings: Drawing as Sounding / David Toop  246
Bibliography  265
Contributors  281
Index  285