[microsound] Favorite Writings on Ambient Music?
craque at craque.net
Thu Feb 26 11:45:22 EST 2009
great great book.
dunno if i'd consider it "ambient writing" but it definitely garners
strong feelings of space, which maybe that's what "ambient" is all about.
Michael Palace wrote:
> I found House of Leaves very ambient for me. I was given it by a friend and
> read while my wife was away for two months. Alone in a house in New
> Hampshire during the winter can be very interesting. It inspired me to work
> on a soundtrack oriented concept album. I hope this is not considered
> self-promotional here (as I understand the rules of the group), but here is
> the link to the work that House of Leaves inspired. It is a free download.
> Quote from the description " Around the same time I read House of Leaves by
> Mark Z. Danielewski. I'd like to say that that excellent book influenced
> this project. It did and it did not. I felt that the soundtrack to such a
> house in the book would be single sounds, placed in an audio field of dead
> silence, with not even reverberations of the space that one was in."
> Mike Palace
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "tkrakowiak" <traktorman at gmail.com>
> To: <microsound at microsound.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 5:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [microsound] Favorite Writings on Ambient Music?
>> some of Cortazar short stories are almost standstill. also Bruno
>> Schulz's 'Cinnamon Shops' but i guess that is a matter of how you
>> describe ambient
>> 2009/2/25 Charles Turner <vze26m98 at optonline.net>:
>>> I searched through the old list archives, and had an enjoyable time
>>> reading a long thread about writings that were "ambient" in character,
>>> but there were almost no references to folks' favorite writings on the
>>> Any suggestions?
>>> Thanks, Charles
>>> microsound mailing list
>>> microsound at microsound.org
>> microsound mailing list
>> microsound at microsound.org
> microsound mailing list
> microsound at microsound.org
More information about the microsound