Holger Schulze -

Principal investigator Sound Studies Lab

Singing the Resistance

2017-02-07 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Singing the Resistance

The US presidential campaigns in 2016 were escorted by a number of songs regarding the person who was recently inaugurated as president. These songs served mostly as a kind of dystopic, fear-indulging, …Continue reading

What is a soundwalk?

2016-10-17 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on What is a soundwalk?

What is a soundwalk? After reading the seminal text Soundwalking by Hildegard Westerkamp from 1974 students and interested walkers are asking time and time again: What do you do actually do on …Continue reading

1 COPY TO WIN

2016-10-03 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on 1 COPY TO WIN

The symposion here in Copenhagen on October 6 is only a few days away – and thanks to MIT-Press, the publisher of “Sound as Popular Culture”, we are now happy to have …Continue reading

Notes on a silent meal

2016-09-27 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Notes on a silent meal

Last week I had the honour of partaking in a rather special dinner: a silent dinner. The artist Nina Backman had invited 27 guests to one of her famous Silence Meals – …Continue reading

What is an Audio Paper?

2016-09-06 by Holger Schulze | 1 Comment

Kristine Samson und Sanne Krogh Grogh propose a new academic format: The Audio Paper. In a manifesto just published days ago in Seismograf they propose this format as appropriate for academic presentations. …Continue reading

Functional Sounds: State of Research

2016-07-19 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Functional Sounds: State of Research

In 2013 the first international conference of the European Sound Studies Association chose the topic Functional Sounds: Auditory Culture and Sound Concepts in Everyday Life. A selection of the most outstanding and …Continue reading

Symposion Sound as Popular Culture

2016-07-19 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Symposion Sound as Popular Culture

Earlier this year the final publication of the international network Sound in Media Culture was published by MIT-Press. In 39 articles by 29 scholars the broad field of sound studies is being …Continue reading

Anthropology of Sound

2016-06-03 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Anthropology of Sound

Everybody’s a different kind of alien. In these small words, found on some recent evening in an online conversation with some good overseas friend, the main issues of this small anthology are …Continue reading

NOISE IS JOY

2016-05-27 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on NOISE IS JOY

(Danish translation by Steffen Krejberg Knudsen: Støj er nydelse. Støjens antropologi, in: Kulturo 22 (2016) No. 41, Støj, p. 10-18) I. SILENCE IS HORROR Have you ever experienced total and radical silence? …Continue reading

Durch Dinge Hören

2016-03-24 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Durch Dinge Hören

(in einer redigierten Version erschienen in: Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 177 (2016), H. 2, S. 42) Musikhören ist apparatische Aktivität eines geschulten Körpers. Die Apparate bestehen aus Instrumenten und Aufführungsorten, Konzertsälen und …Continue reading

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