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[CONFERENCE PAPER] The test-disc cultures of the audio compact disc (CD) format

Details This talk will be presented on 18 December 2020 as Eamonn Bell, “The test-disc cultures of the audio compact disc (CD) format” at Sound Instruments and Sonic Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Bradford, UK. December 14–18 2020. Video A video presentation of this paper will be made available for download here after the conference. Talk outline When the digital audio CD format was launched in 1982, it introduced a new paradigm for sound reproduction to the consumer market.

[CONFERENCE PAPER] Subverting algorithmic policies of sonic control in Nicolas Collins’s Broken Light (1992)

Acknowledgments Introduction On Broken Light On algorithmic policies of sonic control Conclusion Funding acknowledgment Works cited Details This paper will be presented as Eamonn Bell, “Subverting algorithmic policies of sonic control in Nicolas Collins’s Broken Light (1992)” at 18th Annual Conference of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, University College Dublin/Virtual. (October 29—31 2020). Eamonn Bell, “Subverting algorithmic policies of sonic control in Nicolas Collins’s Broken Light (1992)” at Joint Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory (AMS/SMT), Virtual.

[CONFERENCE PAPER] Exploring time-coded comments on YouTube music videos: The past, present, and future of an emerging source for digital musicology

Details Abstract Video recording Slides Funding acknowledgment Presentation outline Introduction Previous work From the dataset Challenges Possibilties for the future Funding acknowledgment Works cited Details Presented as Eamonn Bell, “Exploring time-coded comments on YouTube music videos: The past, present, and future of an emerging source for digital musicology” at Like, share and subscribe: Youtube, music and cyberculture before and after the new decade. Research Cluster in Music and Cyberculture (CysMus).

[CONFERENCE PAPER] Reanimating the CDLink platform: A challenge for the preservation of mid-1990s Web-based interactive media and net.art

Details Presented at Engaging with Web Archives: Opportunities, Challenges and Potentialities (#EWA20 / #EWAVirtual), Maynooth University/Virtual. September 22, 2020. (Originally scheduled for 15–16 April 2020) Abstract The Voyager Company realised the creative and commercial potential of mixed-mode CD-ROMs as the platform par excellence for interactive multimedia. Starting in 1989 with the release of a HyperCard-based interactive listening guide for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Voyager tightly integrated rich multimedia, hyperlinked text, and high-quality audiovisual recordings into over 50 software releases for Mac and PC well into the late 1990s.