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Sound unbound : sampling digital music and culture

Author: DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Music : Multiple forms   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is about the remix - how art, music and literature have blurred the lines between what an artist can do and a composer can create. Within the book numerous artists describe their work and compositional strategies, for instance Steve Reich offers a memoir of his life with technology, while Bruce Sterling looks at dead media.
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Genre/Form: Sampling (Sound)
Aufsatzsammlung
CD
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sound unbound.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008
(OCoLC)636704587
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.
ISBN: 9780262633635 0262633639
OCLC Number: 165478021
Notes: Includes bonus CD "Sound outbound : excerpts and allegories from the Sub Rosa catalog," containing 45 mixes and mashups created by Miller.
Description: xi, 416 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Sound outbound : excerpts and allegories from the Sub Rosa catalog.
Sampling digital music and culture
Responsibility: edited by Paul D. Miller.
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The role of sound and digital media in an information-based society: artists--from Steve Reich and Pierre Boulez to Chuck D and Moby--describe their work.  Read more...

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by papakhian (WorldCat user on 2008-07-28)

On the CD: 1. RadioMentale and Matthew Herbert, "Cool Noises" 2. Martyn Bates/Allen Ginsberg, "Once Loved/A Footnote to 'Howl' (DJ Spooky Remix)" 3. Jean Cocteau, "Le buste (DJ Spooky Remix)" 4. Sun Ra, "Imagination" 5. Mikhail/Gertrude Stein, "Untitled in CoF Minor/A Valentine to Sherwood Anderson (DJ Spooky Remix)" 6. DJ Spooky vs. Rob Swift, "Scratch Battle" 7. Marcel Duchamp/The Master Musicians of Joujouka/RadioMentale, "The Creative Act/Interview with George Heard Hamilton/Boujeloud (Solo Drums)/I Could Never Make That Music Again" 8. Raymond Scott, "The Paperwork Explosion" 9. Alter Echo/Pamela Z, "Perpetual Next/Pop Titles 'You'" 10. Liam Gillick/ RadioMentale and Aphex Twin, "Sarah (Los Angeles Soundtrack)/I Could Never Make That Music Again" 11. James Joyce/Erik Satie, "Eolian Episode/Gnossiene (DJ Spooky Dub Version)" 12. Steve Reich, "Reed Phase" 13. Shukar/RadioMentale/Raoul Hausmann, "Cika-Laka/Cool Noises/Bbb" 14. Augustos de Campos/Bill Laswell/To Rococo Rot, "Dias Dias Dias (Spoken by Caetano Veloso)/Above the Earth/Contacte" 15. John Cage, "Rozart Mix" 16. Antonin Artaud, "Pour Finir avec le Jugement de Dieu (To Have Done with God's Judgment) (DJ Spooky Remix)" 17. DJ Spooky, "One Laptop Theme" 18. Susan Deyhim, "The Spilled Cup (DJ Spooky Remix)" 19. Raymond Scott, "General Motors: Futurama (Interstitial)" 20. Marcel Duchamp/George Lewis and Aki Takase, "Erratum Muical (Score for Three Voices)/Voyage for Three" 21. Bill Laswell/René Magritte, "Ghost Dub/Le Surréalisme et les Questions" 22. Anthony Braxton and Evan Parker/Pauline Oliveros, "The First Set— Area 4 (Solo)/A Little Noise in the System (Moog System)" 23. Bora Yoon, "// (DJ Spooky Remix)" 24. Pierre Schaeffer, "Cinqétudes de bruits: Étude violette" 25. Daniel Bernard Roumain and Ryuichi Sakamoto, "The Need to Be" 26. Phillip Glass, "Music in Fifths" 27. Edgard Varèse, "Poème électronique" 28. Iannis Xenakis, "Concret PH" 29. Ryoji Ikeda, "One Minute" 30. Sonic Youth, "Audience (DJ Spooky Remix)" 31. Alter Echo/Ge-te Do-pe, "Aftermath of Creations Dub (in Three Parts)/Dong Lim" 32. Terry Riley/Alter Echo, "Dorian Reeds/Aftermath of Creations Dub (in Three Parts)" 33. Luigi Russolo/DJ Spooky, "Corale/FTP > Bundle/Conduit 23" 34. Fanfare Savale/Vladimir Mayakovsky, "Rumba Lu Georgel/I Know the Power of Words" 35. Droma/Trilok Gurtu and Bill Laswell, "Pilgrim's Song (Trala Shepa)/Kala" 36. Nam Jun Paik, "Hommage à John Cage" 37. Morton Subotnick/DJ Spooky, "Mandolin/Acid Bassline" 38. The Master Musicians of Joujouka/Hans Arp, "Mali Mal Hal M'Halmaz/Boujeloud (Solo Drums)/Dada-Sprüche" 39. Sub Swara/Kurt Schwitters, "Koli Stance/Anna Blume" 40. Walter Ruttmann/Troupe from Taschingang, "Week End/Ache Lhamo" 41. Raymond Scott, "Bendix 1: The Tomorrow People" 42. Martyn Bates/Trinlem, "I Can't Look for You/The Palaces of Gesar's Family (DJ Spooky Remix)" 43. Otto Luening and Vladimir Ussachevsky, "Incantation for Tape" 44. Carsten Nicolai, "Time ... Dot(3)" 45. William S. Burroughs and Iggy Pop with Techno Animal, "The Western Land"

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