Jaeger, Timothy

2003

The (Anti-) Laptop Aesthetic

Contemporary Music Review: Vol. 22, Issue 4. London: Routledge: 53-57.

URL: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/07494467.asp

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Live Electronics Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music Computer Music Digital Music Performance Practice and Presentation [PPP]

Abstract:

This article explores the use of French critic Pascal Beausse’s and Jody Berland’s descriptions of our contemporary moment to elaborate on the potential for reviving the twentieth-century avant-garde tradition of Cage and Kagal vis--vis Terre Thaemlitz in laptop performance.