The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1 by Sumanth Gopinath,Jason Stanyek

By Sumanth Gopinath,Jason Stanyek

the 2 volumes of The Oxford instruction manual of cellular track stories consolidate a space of scholarly inquiry that addresses how mechanical, electric, and electronic applied sciences and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered tune and sound more and more mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. instantly a advertising time period, a typical mode of everyday-life functionality, and an instigator of experimental aesthetics, "mobile song" opens up an area for learning the momentous alterations within the construction, distribution, intake, and event of track and sound that came about among the past due 19th and the early twenty-first centuries. Taken jointly, the 2 volumes conceal a wide swath of the world-the US, the united kingdom, Japan, Brazil, Germany, Turkey, Mexico, France, China, Jamaica, Iraq, the Philippines, India, Sweden-and a equally vast array of the musical and nonmusical sounds suffusing the soundscapes of mobility.

Volume 1 presents an creation to the research of cellular song in the course of the exam of its units, markets, and theories. Conceptualizing a protracted background of cellular song extending from the overdue 19th century to the current, the quantity makes a speciality of the conjunction of human mobility and varieties of sound creation and replica. The volume's chapters examine the MP3, copyright legislations and electronic downloading, song and cloud computing, the iPod, the transistor radio, the automatic name heart, sound and textual content messaging, the cell phone, the militarization of iPod utilization, the cochlear implant, the moveable sound recorder, listening practices of schoolchildren and youths, the ringtone, cellular tune within the city soundscape, the boombox, cellular tune advertising in Mexico and Brazil, song piracy in India, and on-line radio in Japan and the US.

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