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By Allen S. Weiss

Paintings making and feedback have concentrated normally at the visible media. This e-book, which initially seemed as a unique factor of TDR/The Drama evaluation, explores the myriad aesthetic, cultural, and experimental probabilities of radiophony and sound artwork. Taking the strategy that there's no unmarried entity that constitutes "radio," yet fairly a mess of radios, the essays discover numerous points of its equipment, perform, types, and utopias. The ways comprise old, political, renowned cultural, archeological, semiotic, and feminist. subject matters contain the formal homes of radiophony, the disembodiment of the radiophonic voice, aesthetic implications of psychopathology, gender variations in broadcast musical voices and in narrative radio, erotic myth, and radio as an digital souvenir mori.The booklet encompasses a new piece through Allen Weiss at the origins of sound recording.Contributors John Corbett, Tony Dove, Ren? Farabet, Richard Foreman, Rev. Dwight Frizzell, Mary Louise Hill, G. X. Jupitter-Larsen, Douglas Kahn, Terri Kapsalis, Alexandra L. M. Keller, Lou Mallozzi, Jay Mandeville, Christof Migone, Joe Milutis, Kaye Mortley, Mark S. Roberts, Susan Stone, Allen S. Weiss, Gregory Whitehead, David Williams, Ellen Zweig.

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Only a lexical bad posture to distinguish narration from its inherent pain. • • • • • White Noise: Nearly all voices of the dead speak in a single French idiom. Everything they say is l’esprit de l’escalier—the wit of the staircase—the words of retort and returned derision we wish we’d had at the moment of the inflicted wound. Such words fail us in that moment’s present tense, and it is only in the past, as it becomes present to us while we beat a hasty retreat, that le mot juste becomes clear to us.

HeadHole Malfunctions and Dysfunctions of an FM Exciter Christof Migone Quietly, let’s unplug everything, blindfolded. Ears plugged, nose clamped, tongue tied, let’s strip the hardware off radio. The exciter, heart of the FM transmitter, comes last. Once off, the purring winds down and we find ourselves radiophilic without transmitter. Commonly, the resultant dead air spells anguish and panic. No longer can the signal signify the voice and radiate it with power. For the moment, however, we will dwell and even revel in the air dead.

On souffle de mourir. La parole et la mort. We are, in speaking, inspired to die. A conflation-translation which is itself breathing. We inhale French and exhale English. Speech: a rate of expiration with a date of expiration. ” Only a lexical bad posture to distinguish narration from its inherent pain. • • • • • White Noise: Nearly all voices of the dead speak in a single French idiom. Everything they say is l’esprit de l’escalier—the wit of the staircase—the words of retort and returned derision we wish we’d had at the moment of the inflicted wound.

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