Music & Sound Arts

 
 
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Marc Hurtado - De cœur à cœur
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A large survey of Marc Hurtado's cinematographic, musical, poetic and plastic work, with texts by some thirty authors, artists, critics, poets and musicians from all over the world (Lydia Lunch, Pascal Comelade, Nicolas Ballet, F.J. Ossang, Kris Needs, Nick Soulsby, Nicole Brenez, Vincent Deville, Romain Perrot, Alexandre Breton, Marie Möör...).
Lionel Marchetti - En cheminant avec La Noire à soixante, une composition de musique concrète de Pierre Henry
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Makis Solomos - Pour une écologie de la musique et du son - Le vivant, le mental et le social dans la musique, les arts sonores et les artivismes d\'aujourd\'hui
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An exploration of the ecologies of music and sound, from an ecosophical and emancipatory perspective.
Pierre Schaeffer - À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer - Portrait(s)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A vast selection of theoretical, philosophical and literary writings by Pierre Schaeffer, accompanied by testimonies of various personalities, providing a privileged entry into the multidimensional universe of the composer, engineer, theorist and radio man, whose tutelary shadow is constantly cast on the landscape of sound creation.
Roberto Barbanti - Les sonorités du monde - De l\'écologie sonore à l\'écosophie sonore
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast research on the notion of acoustic and sound ecology and its transition to a new sound ecosophy, integrating the multidimensionality of listening to propose to hear differently.
Nicolas Ballet - Shock Factory - Culture visuelle des musiques industrielles (1969-1995)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast study of the visual culture of industrial music during its development in Europe, the United States and Japan, from the 1970s to the 1990s, a global culture that goes beyond sound experimentation to cross different media (graphics, film, performance, video), in a close dialogue with the heritage of modernity and under the growing influence of technologies.
Christina Kubisch - Inaudible, invisible - Exploring the Works of Christina Kubisch
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
An incursion into a major field of work by Christina Kubisch, a pioneer of sound art who has been exploring the sonic potential of electromagnetic fields generated by our urban and technological environment since the 1970s.
Steven Feld - La recherche comme composition
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – ArTeC
Two essays by Steven Feld, a leading figure in anthropology and sound studies, that challenge established acoustic perspectives and open up the exciting field of research-composition.
Thibault Walter - Audio Trouble - Étude sur les pratiques aurales d\'une école d\'art
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
A singular book resulting from an investigation on the arts of sharing sound in an art school based on experiments with Scott Arford, Mario de Vega, Kevin Drumm, Christina Kubisch, Randy H.Y. Yau, art students and Jason Kahn who offers here a text on his listening to the place.
Simon Frith - Une sociologie des musiques populaires
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – ArTeC
Two studies by the pionneer of the popular music studies.
Dieter Schnebel - Son et corps
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – ArTeC
A collection of theoretical texts by the German composer: a valuable testimony of his research on the musical link between sound and body.
Nicolas Bernier - Sur le diapason - Autour d\'un cycle de création, entre son, science et lumière
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The art of the tuning fork: the manifesto of the sound artist, performer and composer Nicolas Bernier.
Lionel Marchetti - Le livre des falaises
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A book of poems by the composer of musique concrète.
Walking from Scores
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An anthology of text and graphic scores to be used while walking, from Fluxus to the critical works of current artists, through the tradition of experimental music and performance, gathered and presented by Elena Biserna.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Enquête de flagrance pour musique létale
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Frédéric Acquaviva, as Mozart of the assize court, questions, in this only known example of judicial sound art, justice and its functioning, but especially insists on the fragile barrier which separates criminals from honest composers.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Musique cabalistique
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
A gallery of portraits of people listening to a work by Frédéric Acquaviva in progress, laid out like a flip book.
Yoann Sarrat - Phonosophie et corporalité compositionnelle - L\'art sonore de Frédéric Acquaviva
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
An initiatory drift through the complex, multiple and singularly innovative sound art of Frédéric Acquaviva.
Céline Frigau Manning - Ce que la musique fait à l\'hypnose - Une relation spectaculaire au XIXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Œuvres en sociétés
The unexplored interactions between hypnosis, music and medicine in the 19th century, between the world of science and the world of art.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - Brève histoire des musiques actuelles
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
An anthology.
Alessandro Bosetti - Thèses/Voix
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A collection of texts by Alessandro Bosetti, between theory, poetry and score, all of which breathe in concert with a series of sound projects and often focus on the voice from different angles and perspectives.
L\'expérience de l\'expérimentation
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An overview of the experimental sound practices today (contributions by Jean-Yves Bosseur, Pierre-Albert Castanet, Bertrand Denzler, Bastien Gallet, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Fabien Hein, Michel Henritzi, Tom Johnson, Eric La Casa, Lionel Marchetti, and Matthieu Saladin).
Nicolas Bernier - Sur le diapason - Autour d\'un cycle de création, entre son, science et lumière
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The art of the tuning fork: the manifesto of the sound artist, performer and composer Nicolas Bernier.
Louis Roquin - Journaux de sons
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
The “Sounds Journals” by the composer and visual artist Louis Roquin, made during travels in Asia over twenty years (1998-2016), constitute a kaleidoscopic homage to writing, image, text and sound.
Louis Roquin - Journaux de sons - Limited edition
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
The “Sounds Journals” by the composer and visual artist Louis Roquin, made during travels in Asia over twenty years (1998-2016), constitute a kaleidoscopic homage to writing, image, text and sound. This limited edition, numbered from 1 to 20, contains an unique signed collage.
Max Neuhaus - Les pianos ne poussent pas sur les arbres
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
The first French translation of Neuhaus's writings.
Vincent Nordon - Berlioz, Baden-Baden - Un opéra plutôt comique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Fama
It is a hundred and fifty years since Hector Berlioz is caught between storm and passion, violence and adolescence. This book wants to get out of these cliches, even to sink into others.
Jeremy Corral - Japanoise - Extrémismes & entropie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Délashiné!
A detailed investigation into the Japanese noise scene (Japanoizu), with a sharp critical eye and an in-depth knowledge of local sources, by a specialist of alternative cultures and experimental musics in Japan.
Simon Frith - Une sociologie des musiques populaires
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – ArTeC
Two studies by the pionneer of the popular music studies.
Frédéric Acquaviva - The 120 Days of Musica
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin.
Frédéric Acquaviva - The 120 Days of Musica - Luxury Edition (+ CD)
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin. Luxury limited edition, signed, including an original artwork and the sound artwork “Oxymoron Music” on CD.
Tacet - The sounds of Utopia
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.
Dieter Schnebel - Son et corps
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – ArTeC
A collection of theoretical texts by the German composer: a valuable testimony of his research on the musical link between sound and body.
Marie Canet - Palestine, first name Charlemagne - Meshugga Land
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Fama
A biographical essay which explores the origins and influences of Charlemagne Palestine, as well as themes related to his life and artistic practice—spirituality, music, performance, avant-gardism—together with an acute analysis of his main works. The study is followed by an interview with the artist, which provides a clever balance between personal anecdotes and reflection.
Marie Canet - Palestine, prénom Charlemagne - Meshugga Land
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Fama
A biographical essay which explores the origins and influences of Charlemagne Palestine, as well as themes related to his life and artistic practice—spirituality, music, performance, avant-gardism—together with an acute analysis of his main works. The study is followed by an interview with the artist, which provides a clever balance between personal anecdotes and reflection.
Bruno Fernandès - Vocations de l\'ombre - Haino Keiji – Une autre voix/voie du rock (+ CD)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Délashiné!
First monograph dedicated to guitarist and singer Keiji Haino—the cursed angel of the Japanese underground rock scene, with a previously unpublished CD (Haino solo & Fushitsusha).
Luc Ferrari - Musiques dans les spasmes - Ecrits (1951-2005)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
Luc Ferrari's writings, most of them previously unpublished.
Brandon LaBelle - Overhearing and Interrupting (+ CD)
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
Organised in 8 “episodes,” Brandon LaBelle's reference monograph guides us through a number of his installation works and scripts from 2003 to 2014, raising questions of space and community, and further, to the direction of the social and its political potential. Three essays and an interview, as well as the recording on CD of a recent live performance, complete the book.
Tacet - The sounds of Utopia
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.
David Grubbs - Les disques gâchent le paysage - John Cage, les années 1960 et l\'enregistrement sonore
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The French translation of David Grubbs's long-awaited study of the role that sound recordings play in representing experimental music of the 1960s.
Matthieu Saladin - Esthétique de l\'improvisation libre - Expérimentation musicale et politique
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
Improvisation as musical and political experimentation (essay).
Tacet - From Sound Space
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
3rd issue of the sound arts and experimental music annual review, devoted to the question of sound space.
Tacet - From Sound Space
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
(last copies available!)
3rd issue of the sound arts and experimental music annual review, devoted to the question of sound space.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - A Brief History of New Music
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
An anthology on new musical forms in the 20th century.
Le temps de l\'écoute - Pratiques sonores et musicales sur la Côte d\'Azur des années 1950 à nos jours
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
Sixty years of sound and music creation on the French Riviera and beyond (with Jean Dupuy, Éliane Radigue, Arnaud Maguet, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Sun Ra, Yves Klein, Thomas Köner, Pascal Broccolichi, Lars Fredrikson, Robert Malaval, Ludovic Lignon, The Bells Angels...).
Carlotta Darò - Avant-gardes sonores en architecture
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
Sound avant-garde in architecture: a journey through architecture, art and music in the twentieth century.
Tacet - Experimentation As Questioning
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
2nd issue of the experimental music annual review, around the question of experimentation in music.
Phill Niblock - Working Title (+ DVDs)
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An overview of American minimalist composer, filmmaker and video artist Phill Niblock's work since the 60's, through about twenty essays and interviews by musicologists, art critics and historians, various documents, scores, and more than 8 hours of videos on DVDs.
Pierre-Yves Macé - Musique et document sonore - Enquête sur la phonographie documentaire  dans les pratiques musicales contemporaines
2012
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
An investigation into the uses of “sound document” in music, since the beginning of phonography.
Thierry Davila - Pascal Broccolichi - Cartographie de l\'inouï (+ CD)
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
Reference monograph dedicated to an artist who works with sound as a material.
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