Tag Archives: Jonathan Sterne

The “Menace” of John Philip Sousa: Sound Recording, Media, Amateurism, and Music Education

This talk is part of a larger project I am working on at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, and also an opportunity to hear from and talk with Jonathan Sterne. Here’s the paper of the talk I … Continue reading

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Visualizing Compression in the MP3 format

I’m just starting the work and fun of reading/writing/thinking/rereading/rethinking/rewriting my way through Jonathan Sterne‘s wonderful new book, MP3: The Meaning of a Format (introduction here).  For those unfamiliar with his work, here’s a representative quote from the beginning: Because it uses both … Continue reading

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Media and Music Education (NAfME Philosophy SRIG)

I will present this week at the National Association for Music Education conference, part of the Philosophy Special Research Interest Group. As the theme is media, my initial five-minute allotment will be filled by playing the following video, which will … Continue reading

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