David Toop: Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds (1995/2001)

13 October 2009, dusan

Sun Ra, Brian Eno, Lee Perry, Kate Bush, Kraftwerk, Aphex Twin, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Brian Wilson are interviewed in this extraordinary work of sonic history that travels from the rainforests of amazonas to virtual Las Vegas, from David Lynch’s dream house, high in the Hollywood hills to the megalopolis of Tokyo.

Ocean of Sound begins in 1889 at the Paris Exposition when Debussy first heard Javanese music performed. It goes on to comprehensively map a whole century of ambient music and its legacy.

Publisher Serpent’s Tail, 1995
ISBN 185242382X, 9781852423827
306 pages

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One Response to “David Toop: Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds (1995/2001)”

  1. Warren Ellis » Links for 2009-10-12 on October 13, 2009 9:51 pm

    [...] David Toop: Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds (1995/2001) at Monoskop/…"Sun Ra, Brian Eno, Lee Perry, Kate Bush, Kraftwerk, Aphex Twin, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Brian Wilson are interviewed in this extraordinary work of sonic history that travels from the rainforests of amazonas to virtual Las Vegas, from David Lynch?s dream house, high in the Hollywood hills to the megalopolis of Tokyo."(tags:book music ) [...]

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