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Title The relentless pursuit of tone : timbre in popular music / edited by Robert Fink, Melinda Latour, and Zachary Wallmark.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.6412 REL    Available
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Description xvii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Chasing the dragon : in search of tone in popular music / Robert Fink, Zachary Wallmark, and Melinda Latour -- Genre. Hearing timbre : perceptual learning among early Bay Area ravers / Cornelia Fales ; The twang factor in country music / Jocelyn R. Neal ; The sound of evil : timbre, body, and sacred violence in death metal / Zachary Wallmark ; Below 100 Hz : toward a musicology of subbass / Robert Fink -- Voice. Timbre and legal likeness : the case of Tom Waits / Mark C. Samples ; The triumph of Jimmy Scott : a voice beyond category / Nina Sun Eidsheim ; Auto-Tune, labor, and the pop music voice / Catherine Provenzano -- Instrument. Hearing luxe pop : Jay Z, Isaac Hayes, and the six degrees of symphonic soul / John Howland ; Santana and the metaphysics of tone : feedback loops, volume knobs and the quest for transcendence / Melinda Latour ; Synthesizers as social protest in early 1970s funk / Griffin Woodworth ; Crossing the electronic divide: guitars, synthesizers, and the shifting sound field of fusion / Steve Waksman -- Production. Clash of the timbres : recording authenticity in the California rock scene, 1966-68 / Jan Butler ; The death rattle of a laughing hyena : the sound of musical democracy / Albin J. Zak III ; The sound of nowhere : reverb and the construction of sonic space / Paul Th├ęberge ; The spectromorphology of recorded popular music : the shaping of sonic cartoons through record production / Simon Zagorski-Thomas -- Afterword / Simon Frith.
Subject Popular music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Production and direction -- History.
Tone color (Music).
Added Author Fink, Robert Wallace, 1961- editor.
Latour, Melinda, 1980- editor.
Wallmark, Zachary, 1981- editor.
ISBN 9780199985227 hardcover ; alkaline paper
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