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Tech Resources

max/MSP patches and stand alone applications
Edirol R 09 manual and application guide
if you get the newer Edirol R 09 HR, the manual and user info is here
making music in protools - pdf tutorial
Digidesign (protools software)
Cycling 74 (max/msp software)

Ardour (open source digital audio workstation; a bit involved to set up, but seems promising)
Audacity (free sound editing / mixing environment)
Soundhack (free sound processing program)
ixi software (free sound processing software modules)
Freesound project (collaborative database of free / sharable sounds)
ImX (real-time video software for os X <free>)
ETS tech workshops
web design resources

UBUWEB: sound
Handbook for Acoustic Ecology
Ears - ElectroAcoustic Resource Site
Pandora - internet radio


Selected Texts

Cage, J. Silence: Lectures and Writings. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1961.
Chadabe, J. Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 1997.
Cook, P. R. Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound: An Introduction to Psychoacoustics. Cambridge: MIT Press, Cook, P.R, 1999.
Cox, C. and D. Warner. Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music. New York, Continuum, 2004.
Dodge, C., and T. A. Jerse. Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance. New York: Schirmer Books, 1997.
Holmes, T. B. Electronic and Experimental Music. New York: Routledge, 2002.
Kahn, D. Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.
Manning, P. Electronic and Computer Music. Oxford New York: Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1993.
Miranda, E. R. Composing Music with Computers. Boston: Focal Press, 2001.
Nyman, M. Experimental Music : Cage and Beyond. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Oliveros, P. The Roots of the Moment: Collected Writings 1980-1996. New York: Drogue Press, 1998.
Roden, S., and B. LaBelle. Site of Sound: Of Architecture and the Ear. Los Angeles: Errant Bodies Press in association with Smart Art Press, 1999.
Rothenberg, D., and M. Ulvaeus. The Book of Music and Nature: An Anthology of Sounds, Words, Thoughts. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 2001.
Schafer, R. M. The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World. Rochester: Destiny Books, 1993.
Sterne, J. The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.
Stobart, H. and P. Kruth. Sound. Cambridge ; New York, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Taylor, T. D. Strange Sounds : Music, Technology & Culture. New York: Routledge, 2001.
Truax, B. Acoustic Communication. Westport: Ablex, 2001.
Truax, B., World Soundscape Project., Cambridge Street Publishing., and Cambridge Street Records. Handbook for Acoustic Ecology. [Burnaby, B.C.]:1999.
Wishart, T., and S. Emmerson. On Sonic Art. Amsterdam:1996.