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#74, Fall 2014

The Velvet Light Trap

On Sound

“A Birdlike Act”: Sound Recording, Nature Imitation, and Performance Whistling
Craig Eley
Adventure’s Fun, but Wouldn’t You Rather Get Married? Gender Roles and the Office Wife in Radio Detective Dramas
Catherine Martin
The Imaginary Crowd: Neorealism and the Uses of Coralità
Elizabeth Alsop
Reactions to Analog Fetishism in Sound-Recording Cultures
Andy Kelleher Stuhl
Toward a Genosonic Lens: Linking the Anatomy of a “Screech” to Language and Body
Amanda Nell Edgar
Theorizing “Bad” Sound: What Puts the “Mumble” into Mumblecore?
Nessa Johnston

Special Feature

Curated and Introduced by Neil Verma

Book Reviews

Montgomery Clift: Queer Star by Elisabetta Girelli
Reviewed by Matthew Connolly