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Ocean of Sound: Ambient sound and radical listening in the age of communication: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds (Five Star) Paperback – 22 Feb 2001

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Serpent's Tail; Main edition (22 Feb. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1852427434
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852427436
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2 x 19.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 29,079 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Puts Toop up there with Eno as a theorist of ambient music (Wired)

It is the capacity of sound to thrill the senses that comes across most clearly in these pages (Independent on Sunday)

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In 1889 Debussy first heard Javanese music at the Paris Exposition, and it is here that this history of ambient music starts, looking at Sun Ra, Brian Eno, Lee Perry and other musicians; and ranging from the Amazon rain forests to David Lynch's dream house.

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