Ocean Of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds by David ToopOcean Of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds by David Toop

Ocean Of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds

byDavid Toop

Paperback | June 11, 2001

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Ocean of Sound begins in 1889 at the Paris Exposition when Debussy first heard Javanese music performed. A culture absorbed in perfume, light and ambient sound developed in response to the intangibility of 20th century communications. David Toop traces the evolution of this culture, through Erik Satie to the Velvet Undergound; Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix.David Toop, who lives in London, is a writer, musician and recording artist. His other books areRap Attack 3andExotica. Ocean of Sound begins in 1889 at the Paris Exposition when Debussy first heard Javanese music performed. A culture absorbed in perfume, light and ambient sound developed in response to the intangibility of 20th century communications. David Toop traces the evolution of this culture, through Erik Satie to the Velvet Undergound; Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix.David Toop, who lives in London, is a writer, musician and recording artist. His other books areRap Attack 3andExotica.

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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), and the sound and music exhibition at the Hayward Gallery - 'Sonic Boom'. His music journalism appears in The Wire, Village Voice, The Times and T...
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Title:Ocean Of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary WorldsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.7 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:June 11, 2001Publisher:Serpent's TailLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1852427434

ISBN - 13:9781852427436

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