Bang on a Can Marathon 30th anniversary – Brooklyn Museum
Saturday, May 6, 2017 – 2:00pm – 10:00pm
30th Anniversary BANG ON A CAN MARATHON
Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-10pm
8 hours of Live Music!
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
Admission: FREE with Museum admission
Suggested donation $16 before 5pm; free after 5pm courtesy of Target First Saturdays.
Bang on a Can comes to Brooklyn with its annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! The 2017 Bang on a Can Marathon will feature 8 hours of rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today’s most pioneering young artists. Bang on a Can Marathon 30th anniversary weiterlesen
Resonance and Remembrance: An Interdisciplinary Bell Studies Symposium
Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2, 2017
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Scholars and practitioners from the musicologies to engineering are doing work on bells and bell soundscapes, yet too rarely cross paths. To foster interdisciplinary dialogue, this symposium brings together scholars and practitioners in acoustics, art history, comparative literature, computer music and audio technology, creative writing, engineering, English, film, history, Japanese studies, literature, the musicologies, and their many intersections with yet other fields. Resonance and Remembrance: An Interdisciplinary Bell Studies Symposium weiterlesen
Music, Sound, and the Moving Image
Volume 10, Issue 2, Autumn 2016
Breath and the Body of the Voice in Cinema
Ian Garwood (bio) and Liz Greene (bio)
The four articles in this special volume of Music, Sound, and the Moving Image investigate the bodily qualities of the vocal utterances that accompany the cinematic experience, whether these emerge from the soundtrack of the film itself or from the audience watching it. Rather than following the tendency in film studies to privilege the linguistic properties of speech, the articles explore the significance of ‘non-semantic’ vocalisations, such as sighing, gasping, sobbing, shouting, screaming, and laughing. Breath and the Body of the Voice in Cinema weiterlesen
New popular music book series from Bloomsbury
Alternate Takes: Critical Responses to Popular Music is a series that aims to examine popular music from critical perspectives that challenge the
accepted ways of thinking about areas such as popular music history, popular music analysis, the music industry, and the popular music canon.
The series ultimately aims to have readers listen to – and think about – popular music in new ways.
The series is edited Matt Brennan and Simon Frith along with editorial board members Daphne Brooks, Susan Fast, Sarah Hill, Marcus O’Dair, Ann
Powers, Tracey Thorn, Oliver Wang, and Eric Weisbard.
The editors of Alternate Takes are currently seeking proposals from prospective authors for forthcoming books in the series. Alternate Takes New popular music book series weiterlesen