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Relentless Pursuit of Tone, The

 New,Relentless Pursuit of Tone, The

Timbre in Popular Music

  • Editor: Fink, Robert
  • Editor: Latour, Melinda
  • Editor: Wallmark, Zach

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chasing the Dragon: In Search of Tone in Popular Music
  • Robert Fink, Zachary Wallmark, and Melinda Latour
  • I. Genre
  • Chapter 1
  • Hearing Timbre: Perceptual Learning Among Early Bay Area Ravers
  • Cornelia Fales
  • Chapter 2
  • The Twang Factor in Country Music
  • Jocelyn R. Neal
  • Chapter 3
  • The Sound of Evil: Timbre, Body, and Sacred Violence in Death Metal
  • Zachary Wallmark
  • Chapter 4
  • Below 100 Hz: Toward a Musicology of Subbass
  • Robert Fink
  • II. Voice
  • Chapter 5
  • Timbre and Legal Likeness: The Case of Tom Waits
  • Mark C. Samples
  • Chapter 6
  • The Triumph of Jimmy Scott: A Voice Beyond Category
  • Nina Sun Eidsheim
  • Chapter 7
  • Auto-tune, Labor, and the Pop Music Voice
  • Catherine Provenzano
  • III. Instrument
  • Chapter 8
  • Hearing Luxe Pop: Jay Z, Isaac Hayes, and the Six Degrees of Symphonic Soul
  • John Howland
  • Chapter 9
  • Santana and the Metaphysics of Tone: Feedback Loops, Volume Knobs and the
  • Quest for Transcendence
  • Melinda Latour
  • Chapter 10
  • Synthesizers as Social Protest in Early 1970s Funk
  • Griffin Woodworth
  • Chapter 11
  • Crossing the Electronic Divide: Guitars, Synthesizers, and the Shifting
  • Sound Field of Fusion
  • Steve Waksman
  • IV. Production
  • Chapter 12
  • Clash of the Timbres: Recording Authenticity in the California Rock Scene, 1966-68
  • Jan Butler
  • Chapter 13
  • The Death Rattle of a Laughing Hyena: The Sound of Musical Democracy
  • Albin J. Zak III
  • Chapter 14
  • The Sound of Nowhere: Reverb and the Construction of Sonic Space
  • Paul Theberge
  • Chapter 15
  • The Spectromorphology of Recorded Popular Music:
  • The Shaping of Sonic Cartoons Through Record Production
  • Simon Zagorski-Thomas
  • Afterword
  • Simon Frith