[microsound] Favorite Writings on Ambient Music?
lastnightsofparis at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 12:05:07 EST 2009
One of my favorite authors, Tan Lin, has developed a general concept of
"ambient stylistics" which he employs through his writing.
"Blip Soak 01" is a kind of ambient long poem/novel.
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 8:45 AM, CraqueMat <craque at craque.net> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > the link to the work that House of Leaves inspired. It is a free
> > http://www.darkwinter.com/dw047.html
> > Quote from the description " Around the same time I read House of Leaves
> > 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
> > silence, with not even reverberations of the space that one was in."
> > Mike Palace
> > horchata
> > ----- 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?
> >> hello
> >> 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>:
> >>> Hey-
> >>> 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
> >>> genre.
> >>> Any suggestions?
> >>> Thanks, Charles
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