Music, Sound and the Moving Image

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring

As Heard on TV: Popular Music in Advertising
Bethany Klein As Heard on TV: Popular Music in Advertising Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009, 168pp.review by Joey EschrichOf all the academic books I have read this year, Bethany Klein's As Heard on TV, more than any other, has insinuated itself into my everyday...
Destabilizing the Hollywood Musical: Music, Masculinity, and Mayhem
Kelly Kessler Destabilizing the Hollywood Musical: Music, Masculinity, and Mayhem New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010, 256pp.review by Thomas S. HischakMost books about the Hollywood Musical spend considerable time exploring the genre's Golden Age which...
Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film
Amy Herzog Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film Minneapolis, MN, and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2009, 296pp.review by Raymond KnappThis book takes as one of its starting points the idea of the 'musical moment',...
Framing Ambiguity and Desire through Musical Means in Sally Potter's Film 'Orlando'
Orlando had become a woman-there is no denying it. But in every other respect, Orlando remained precisely as he had been.(Woolf 1990: 87)[A] phantasmatical mingling of men, of males, messieurs, of monarchs, princes, orphans, flowers, mothers, breasts,...
'Harmless' and 'Hump-Less' Political Podcasts: Censorship and Internet Resistance in Singapore
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)1. Introduction: Censorship and the Internet in SingaporeThe Internet - and its kaleidoscopic possibilities for interplay between image, music, text and ideas - has emerged as a new playing field for...
Music in the Horror Film: Listening to Fear
Neil Lerner (ed.) Music in the Horror Film: Listening to Fear New York: Routledge, 2010, 240pp.review by Charles LeinbergerThe frequency with which books on film music are being published has been increasing dramatically in the last decade. Not only...
Music, Sound, and Silence in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Paul Attinello, Janet K. Halfyard and Vanessa Knights (eds) Music, Sound, and Silence in Buffy the Vampire Slayer Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010, 332pp.review by Ronald Rodman'They Made a [Book about a] TV Show of that Movie?'Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired...
The Evolving 'Temp Score' in Animation
Temp Music, Feature Film and AnimationFilmmakers use 'temp' or temporary music as a placeholder and guideline for final music in feature films. As Ron Sadoff describes, 'Before the real score replaces the temp track, the temp track as mockup is deemed...
The Place Where You Go to Listen: In Search of an Ecology of Sound and Light
John Luther Adams The Place Where You Go to Listen: In Search of an Ecology of Sound and Light Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2010, 160pp.review by Jacqueline WaldockThis book can perhaps best be described as an extensive project diary, in...
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