BRANDON LABELLE ACOUSTIC TERRITORIES PDF

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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Brandon LaBelle | Acoustic Territories

It’s an ability that makes this one of the more stimulating reads of the year. How do we bound it? It’s an ability that makesthis one of the more stimulating reads of the year. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. To ask other readers questions about Acoustic Territoriesplease sign up. Log In Sign Up. My focus is on how sound comes to circulate through the built environment, to condition terrihories spaces, and to form the basis for social and cultural projects.

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Without a conclusion to synthesize the ideas of each of the books disparate sections, there is little to take away from it in terms of how sound is integral to the urban experience as a whole. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Despite its good quality content, it could offer a little more technical approach to sounds in terms of features, composition, issues, and explore the great urban problem of noise and sound pollution, as well. Sound Culture and Everyday Life. Here, as in Joseph Lanza’s Elevator Music, the focus is on the use of sound to modulate mood and stimulate particular modes of behavior. To do so, I hope to follow sound as it comes to impart meaningful exchanges against the singular body, and further, how it locates such a body within a greater social weave.

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All these sonic movements and behaviours must be taken as indicating a particular and unique paradigmatic structure: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It has an amazing content approaching the sounds to urban spaces and buildings as acoustic territories.

The difficulty is compounded, here and through much of the book, by certain over-used rhetorical tics and occasionally dubious word grammar. 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.

One of these items ships sooner than the other. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. In doing so, he makes a valuable contribution to the expanding field of sonic research” -Peg Rawes, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London Author article and book mention in The Wire, April “LaBelle, a sound artist and an academic, writes with a fluid brillianceabout the way that sound interacts with the other elements of ourexperience with a kind of comprehension and comprehensiveness that cansuggest Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media or Siegfried Giedion’s Mechanization Takes Command ,resulting in a visionary tome linking history, subcultures and streetart.

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Combining research on urbanism, popular culture and auditory issues, Acoustic Territories opens up multiple perspectives – it challenges debates surrounding noise pollution and charts an “acoustic politics of space” by unfolding auditory experience as located within larger cultural histories and related ideologies.

Combining research on urbanism, popular culture and auditory issues, Ac Acoustic Territories: 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.

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Brandon LaBelle traces auditory life through a topographic structure: LaBelle often departs from focusing on sound culture in particular to rhapsodize about urban space more generally.

As acousyic move through space or reflect on it, there remains a constant desire to divide it into other spaces. Combining research on urbanism, popular culture and auditory issues, Acoustic Territories opens up multiple perspectives – it challenges debates surrounding noise pollution and charts an “acoustic politics of space” by unfolding auditory experience as located within larger cultural histories and related ideologies.

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 territroies life as a medium for social transformation.

Quotes from Acoustic Territor East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Combining research on urbanism, popular culture and auditory issues, Acoustic Territories opens up multiple perspectives – it challenges debates surrounding noise pollution and charts an “acoustic politics of space” by unfolding auditory experience as located within larger cultural histories and related ideologies. Skip to main content. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life

How are sculpted sonic spaces used by everyday citizens? LaBelle shares the complexity of many of the poststructuralist authors whose theories he draws upon while lacking their poetic flare. English Choose a language for shopping. More a series of essays about different aspects of sound and many other unrelated phenomena and cities than a book with a coherent thesis that reaches a definitive conclusion.