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Haunted Weather: Music, Silence, and Memory
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Serpents Tail
Publication date July 1, 2004
Pages 279
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781852428129
ISBN-10 1852428120
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $20.00
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Is it possible to grow electronic sounds, as if they were plants in a garden? Why are childhood memories of sound and silence so important to our emotional development? Is it valid to classify audio recordings of wind or electrical hum as musical compositions? Why have the sounds of our environment become so important to sound artists and why is atmosphere so important in music? In Haunted Weather, David Toop asks these questions and gauges the impact of new technology on contemporary music's sound.

David Toop is a highly regarded author, music critic and musician. Since 1995, he has released three solo albums, curated five compilation albums (including the soundtrack to Ocean of Sound). His books include Rap Attack 3, Ocean of Sound and Exotica.



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from Serpents Tail (October 1, 2006)
9781852427894 | details & prices | 279 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $17.95
About: “Not just a deeply thoughtful and richly populated survey of modern experimental music, it’s a meditation on hearing itself.
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from Serpents Tail (July 1, 2004)
9781852428129 | details & prices | 279 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $20.00
About: Is it possible to grow electronic sounds, as if they were plants in a garden?

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