Ocean of Sound : Ambient sound and radical listening in the age of communication
This text traces the evolution of a culture, from the moment when Debussy first heard Javanese music at the Paris Exposition in 1889, through Eric Satie and Jimi Hendrix to the sounds of war, machines and the new digital revolution.
- Paperback | 300 pages
- 132.08 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 340.19g
- 09 Nov 1995
- Profile Books Ltd
- Serpent's Tail
- London, United Kingdom
About David Toop
David Toop is a highly regarded author, music critic and musician. Since 1995 he has released three solo albums, curated five compilation albums (including the soundtrack to Ocean of Sound), and the sound and music exhibition at the Hayward Gallery - 'Sonic Boom'. His music journalism appears in The Wire, Book Forum, The Times and The Face.