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Music 219/Music 220: Electronic Music

Books, general.

All books are in the Music Library unless otherwise indicated. 

  • Cox, Christoph and Daniel Warner, eds. Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music (New York: Bloomsbury).  2004 paperback edition: ML197 .A85 2004; Rev. Version, 2017, Paperback on order.
  • Demers, Joanna. Listening Through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music (New York: Oxford, 2010).   ML1380 .D45 2010 
  • Grubbs, David. Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording (Durham: Duke, 2014).   ML410.C24 G78 2014  
  • Hosken, Dan. An Introduction to Music Technology. 2nd Edition. (New York: Routledge, 2015). Paperback on order.
  • Li, Tao, Mitsunori Ogihara, and George Tzanetakis, eds. Music Data Mining (Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis, 2012).  eBook through CNY.
  • Malloy, Judy  ed. Women, Art, and Technology (Cambridge: MIT, 2003).  ART N72.T4 W66 2003
  • Roads, Curtis. Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic (New York: Oxford, 2015).  eBook on order.  Connect NY loan option.
  • Roads, Curtis. Microsound (Cambridge: MIT, 2001). ML3805 .R69 2004 and ML3805 .R69 2004 CD 
  • Rodgers, Tara. Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound (Durham: Duke, 2010). ML82 .R65 2010
  • Schloss, Joseph. Making Beats: The Art of Sample-Based Hip Hop, 2nd ed. (Middletown: Wesleyan).  ML3531 .S35 2004; 2014 edition: eBook through CNY
  • Sterne, Jonathan ed. The Sound Studies Reader (New York: Routledge, 2012). In process.
  • Winkler, Todd. Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max (Cambridge: MIT, 1999).  eBook and  MT56 .W5 2001  

Recording Techniques

  • Holmes, Thom. Electronic and experimental music : technology, music, and culture.  6th edition. (New York: Routledge, 2020).  Paperback on order. (6h edition);  ML1380 .H64 2008  (3rd edition)
  • Izhaki, Roey. Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices, and Tools. #3rd ed.  (New York: Routledge, 2018). eBook.
  • Moylan, William.  Understanding and Crafting the Mix : The Art of RecordingBurlington, MA : Focal Press, 2015.  eBook.
  • Owsinski, Bobby. Recording Engineer’s Handbook. (New York: Bobby Owsinski Media Group, 2017).  Paperback  TK7881.4 .O98 2017.  
  • Senior, Mike. Mixing Secrets for Small Studio. (New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.) eBook.