Toop, David


Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds

London: Serpent's Tail.

Language(s): English


Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music


In this book, the author reflects on his twenty years of study and music making, offering a collection of diverse views, thoughts and experiences concerning the ways in which art and pop music has reflected the world back onto itself over the past century - beginning with the Paris Exposition of 1889 where Claude Debussy’s first heard Javanese music performed, and ending in 1994 with The Shamen’s ambient single, Re-evolution. The book also offers a discography of works that the author has written about.

All references of the same author:


Toop, David (2000). Hip Hop: Iron Needles of Death and a Piece of Wax
Toop, David (2005). Sound Body: The Ghost of a Program