Unit 1: What is Sound Studies?

  • This section introduces sound studies and some central researchers, theories and ideas. In the section you will find an analysis of a musicless musicvideo and you will be encouraged to find another musicless video and make your own analysis of it – and in particular of the ways sound work in it. The section also introduces a timeline of sound media and and a central discussion around the intersection of culture and technology in emerging audio technologies. Main author of this unit is Jacob Kreutzfeldt.