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Recording & Reproduction

  • Max/MSP/Jitter for Musicby V. J. Manzo

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In Max/MSP/Jitter for Music , author and music technologist V. J. Manzo provides a user-friendly introduction to a powerful programming language that can be used to write custom software for musical interaction. This second edition brings the book fully up-to-date with new applications in integrating Max with Ableton Live and offers source code for... more...

  • All by Myselfby Steve Hamelman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Showcasing individual effort and talent, the single-artist album has been adopted by artists such as Neil Young to produce unique additions to their discographies. Steve Hamelman terms this type of project as AlphaSoloism, and gathers eleven scholars to explore eleven unique single-artist albums. more...

  • Musical Listening in the Age of Technological Reproductionby Gianmario Borio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    It is undeniable that technology has made a tangible impact on the nature of musical listening. The new media have changed our relationship with music in a myriad of ways, not least because the experience of listening can now be prolonged at will and repeated at any time and in any space. Moreover, among the more striking social phenomena ushered in... more...

  • The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Ageby Brian J. Hracs; Michael Seman; Tarek E. Virani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The economic geography of music is evolving as new digital technologies, organizational forms, market dynamics and consumer behavior continue to restructure the industry. This book is an international collection of case studies examining the spatial dynamics of today?s music industry. Drawing on research from a diverse range of cities such as Santiago,... more...

  • The Art of Record Productionby Simon Zagorski-Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    The playback of recordings is the primary means of experiencing music in contemporary society, and in recent years 'classical' musicologists and popular music theorists have begun to examine the ways in which the production of recordings affects not just the sound of the final product but also musical aesthetics more generally. Record production can,... more...

  • Arduino for Musiciansby Brent Edstrom

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    The Arduino platform provides a virtually limitless range of creative opportunities to musicians who are interested to explore new technologies. In Arduino for Musicians, Brent Edstrom provides a comprehensive guide to the underlying technologies enabling the creation of custom instruments that respond to light, touch, breath, and other forms of... more...

  • Media, Materiality and Memoryby Elodie A. Roy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Media, Materiality and Memory: Grounding the Groove examines the entwinement of material music objects, technology and memory in relation to a range of independent record labels, including Sarah Records, Ghost Box and Finders Keepers. Moving from Edison?s phonograph to digital music files, from record collections to online archives, Roy argues that... more...

  • Singing the Body Electric: The Human Voice and Sound Technologyby Miriama Young

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    Singing the Body Electric explores the relationship between the human voice and technology, offering startling insights into the ways in which technological mediation affects our understanding of the voice, and more generally, the human body. From the phonautograph to magnetic tape and now to digital sampling, Miriama Young visits particular musical... more...

  • Vinyl: A History of the Analogue Recordby Richard Osborne

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    Vinyl: A History of the Analogue Record is the first in-depth study of the vinyl record. Richard Osborne traces the evolution of the recording format from its roots in the first sound recording experiments to its survival in the world of digital technologies. This book addresses the record's relationship with music: the analogue record was shaped by,... more...

  • Every Song Everby Ben Ratliff

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 26.99

    What is music in the age of the cloud? Today, we can listen to nearly anything, at any time. It is possible to flit instantly across genres and generations, from 1980s Detroit techno to 1890s Viennese neo-romanticism. This new age of listening brings with it astonishing new possibilities--as well as dangers. In Every Song Ever , the veteran New... more...