Sound and Music


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Kahn, D. & Whitehead, G. eds. (1992) Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio and the Avant-garde, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.


Nyman, M. (1999) Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Prendergast, M. (2003) The Ambient Century: From Mahler to Moby - The Evolution of Sound in the Electronic Age, London: Bloomsbury.

Rodgers, T. (2010) Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound. Durham: Duke University Press.


Ross, A. The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century. New York: Harper Perennial.


Toop, D. (1995) Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds. London: Serpent's Tail.

The Cramps, live at Napa State Mental Hospital, 13 June 1978 (infamous bootleg video documenting a live performance)

File Under Sacred Music

Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (2003) 

22 minutes, B&W, sound

Re-enactment of The Cramps, live at Napa State Mental Hospital,13 June 1978