Tag Archive: Sound Studies

Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980 – 1988


My (slightly sappy) mixed tape memory: When I first met my husband, he burned a couple of albums for me that made me weak in the knees. In return, I made a mixed… Continue reading

The Return of the IASPMUS Mixtape Series!

Submissions for the International Association for the Study of Popular Music’s call for mixtapes are now being accepted on a rolling basis. IASPM-US on Twitter IASPM-US Website Our mixtape series is back! Mixtapes… Continue reading

Call for Mixtapes: Introducing the IASPM-US Mixtape Series

Hear ye, hear ye! The International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-US) has put out a call for mixtapes! It’s no question, life’s been good to me/ Cause life ain’t nothing but… Continue reading

Resonant Bodies: Landscapes of Acoustic Tension

When a solid body meets its natural resonant frequency, it violently vibrates and breaks into pieces. What happens when the human body meets its resonant frequencies? Mostly a combination of soft tissue and… Continue reading

Call for Panelists | Sound, music, technology: anthropological explorations

  Sound, music, technology: anthropological explorations, panel taking place at the at the American Anthropological Association (AAA)’s 112th Annual Meeting at the Chicago Hilton on November 20-24, 2013, needs additional participants. Check out details on… Continue reading

Sonic Borders Virtual Panel: Theo Cateforis’s “No Control, or: How I Learned to Start Worrying about Sound” from IASPM-US

In high school I was that guy. The one who spent every spare penny at the local record stores. The one who would make you a mixtape or tape a whole album to cassette for… Continue reading


Originally posted on Sounding Out!:
Welcome to week three of  our February Forum on “Sonic Borders,”  a collaboration with the IASPM-US blog in connection with this year’s IASPM-US conference on Liminality and Borderlands, held in Austin, Texas from…