Thursday, 10 December 2015

Episode 2: The Acousmatic Voice




Aristotle; [Roland not Raymond] Barthes; authenticity; technological mediation [noo-muh n]; embodiment; cyborg intimacy; soft coercion; end.







 Tracklist
 The Beach Boys, “You Still Believe in Me” (vocal take)
 Drake, “Brand New” (DJ Paypal edit)
 Oidupaa Vladimir Oiun, “Khaian”
 Alvin Lucier, “I Am Sitting in a Room” (edit)
 Patchfinder, “Seksi Trip Advisor” (feat Vera Modena)
 Diamanda Galas, “I Put A Spell on You”
 Wayne Shorter, “Dindi” (edit)
 Michael Jackson, “They Don’t Really Care About Us” (Chino Amobi remix)
 Henny Moan, "Residue"
 Holger Czukay, “Boat Woman Song” (edit)
 Mariah, “Shinzo No Tobira”
 Juliana Barwick, “Envelop”
 Bruce Haack, “Electric to Me Turn”
 Diamond Hearted Black Boy, “1984”
 Joe Meek, “I Hear a New World”
 Lata Mangeshkar, “Mere Jeevan Saathi”


 References:
 Nina Power, “Soft Coercion, The City and the Recorded Female Voice”, in The Acoustic City, M.  Gandy &  BJ Nilsen,(eds.), Jovis, 2014.
 Jeremy Gilbert, & Ewan Pearson, Discographies: Dance Music Culture and the Politics of  Sound, Routledge, 1999.
 Simon Frith, Sound Effects: Youth, Leisure, and the Politics of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Pantheon Press, 1981.
 Richard Middleton, Voicing the Popular: On the Subject of Popular Music, Routledge, 2006.
 Roland Barthes, “The Grain of the Voice”, Image, Music, Text, Hill & Wang, 1978.
 Don Idhe, Listening and Voice: Phenomenologies of Sound, SUNY Press, 2007.
 Alexander Weheliye, Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity. Duke University Press, 2005.