Perfect Pitch? The Sounds of Post-Pandemic Soccer – by Lutz Koepnick

When we look back to the early moments of the pandemic, many of us may recall eerie moments of silence as some of the crisis’s first sensible features. Not the sight of masks. Not the splashy colors of graphics in …

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Denkempfindungen: We’re going to prove the impossible really exists. – by Holger Schulze

For twenty years now I am writing with, through and about sound. That is not an incredibly long time. I did not write about sound for the first thirty years of my life. By now it has become a habit, …

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The ear of the remnant: New modes of listening in the Second World War – by Ian Biddle

This blog post examines the thesis, often stated in sound studies (Goodman, Hartford, Porcello, Daughtry), that war transforms the ways in which humans engage with sound. Much of this recent work has focussed on the idea that, as Hartford puts …

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Q&A with Brandon LaBelle

In this regular Q&A series, we interview authors and major figures in the field about their work, interests, and overall thoughts on sound studies. This week, we spoke to Brandon LaBelle, an artist, writer and theorist working with sound culture, …

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