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The New Soundtrack

Volume 6, Issue 2

Edited by Stephen Deutsch, Larry Sider, Dominic Power


The New Soundtrack is fully peer-reviewed and includes contributions from recognised practitioners in the field, including composers, sound designers and directors, giving voice to the development of professional practice, alongside academic contributions. Each issue also features a short compilation of book and film reviews on recently released publications and artefacts.


Photographic Sound Art and the Silent Modernity of Walter Ruttmann’s Weekend (1930)
Andy Birtwistle

The Spatial Politics of the Voice in Patrick Keiller’s Robinson in Ruins (2010)
Paul Newland

The Undersea World of the Sound Department: The Construction of Sonic Conventions in Sub-aqua Screen Environments
David Malcolm Chapman

The Magic of the Space: An interview with Niall Brady and Steve Fanagan about Room (2015)
Nessa Johnston

Spontaneous Composition for Screen: linear and non-linear improvisation for instruments and electronics
Yati E. Durant

Sound, Space, Gravity: A Kaleidoscopic Hearing (part II)
Dong Liang

About the Author

Stephen Deutsch is Professor of Post-Production at Bournemouth University and Visiting Tutor in Screen Composition at the National Film & Television School.

Larry Sider is Director of the School of Sound symposium and former Head of Post-Production at the National Film and Television School.

Dominic Power is an independent writer and film historian.

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