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Series

Psychosonic Cinema
Weekly radio series on film soundtracks, broadcast on Resonance FM, London - 2014 to 2015 (52 episodes)

Audiovision
Series of articles on audiovision in various media - published in Real Time, Sydney - 2012 to 2015 (20 articles)

Sound
Series of articles on the film soundtrack - published in Film Comment, New York - 2002 (ongoing)

Wire: Cinesonic
Series of reviews of film music CDs - published in The Wire, London - 2003

Cinesonics
Series of articles on sound in the cinema - published in Real Time, Sydney - 1997 to 2001 (15 articles)

The Secret History of Film Music
Series of articles on 20th Century music in the cinema - published in The Wire, London - 1997 to 1998 (15 parts)

Articles / talks

The Sound of an Android’s Soul - Music, Muzak and MIDI in Time Of Eve
full version published in Palgrave Handbook of Music & Sound Design in Screen Media, Palgrave/Macmillan, London, 2017

"Psycho-Acoustics: Bernard Herrmann's Semiotic Strings"
Peggy Glanville Hicks House, Sydney, 2016

Sine Qua Son: Considering the Sine Wave Tone in Electronic Art
chapter for Abstract Video Art, University of California Press, Los Angeles, 2015

A Sonic Reading of Visualised Space: A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness
published online for The Wire, London, 2014

The Sound of Godzilla's Footsteps
symposium presentation, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2013

Goblin Live: Melbourne Town Hall concert & ACMI live score to Suspiria
published in The Wire No.349, London, 2013

Hypnagogic Horror - Hauntological Cinema: Berberian Sound Studio
published in Realtme No.113, Sydney, 2013

EVAPORATED MUSIC, Revoicing & Gendered Vocalization
published in Electrified Voices: Medial, Socio-Historical and Cultural Aspects of Voice Transfer, V&R Pres, Gottingen, 2013

Parties In Your Head: From the Acoustic to the Psycho-Acoustic
published in The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics, University of Oxford Press, London, 2013

EVAPORATED MUSIC, Revoicing & Gendered Vocalization
keynote presentation for REMIX, Victoria University, Melbourne, 2012

EVAPORATED MUSIC, Revoicing & Gendered Vocalization
keynote presentation for ELECTRIFIED VOICES, University of Konstanz, Germany, 2011

The Sound of an Android’s Soul - Music, Muzak and MIDI in Time Of Eve
published in Cinefile Vol.7 No.1, Vancouver, 2011

Auralis Sexualis: How Cartoons Conduct Paraphilia
published in Funny Pictures: Animation and Comedy in Studio-Era Hollywood, University of California Press, Berkeley, 2011

Pseudo Soundtracks - The Myth of Inventive Audiovision in Experimental Cinema
keynote talk for the Totally Huge New Music Conference, Perth, 2007 - transcribed for Sound Scripts Vol.2, Australian Music Centre, Sydney, 2009

The Non-Event of Sound in Video Art
reprinted in VIDEO LOGIC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2008

EVAPORATED MUSIC, Revoicing & Gendered Vocalization
unpublished talk delivered in conjunction with the exhibition VIDEO LOGIC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2008

CITIZEN KANE: The sound of the look of a 'visual masterpiece
published in Music & The Moving Image, Vol.1 No.3, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, 2008

Where Sound Is: Locating The Absent Aural in Film Theory
published in The SAGE Handbook of Film Studies, Sage Publications, London, 2008

Sonic - Atomic - Neumonic: Apocalyptic Echoes in Japanese Animation
published in Illusion of Life 2 - Essays on Animation, Power Publications, Sydney, 2007 (from original presentation at the Illusion of Life conference, Sydney 1995)

How Sound Floats on Land: The Suppression & Release of Folk & Indigenous Musics on the Cinematic Terrain
edited version reprinted in BEYOND THE SOUNDTRACK, University of California Press, 2007

Pseudo Soundtracks - The Myth of INventive Audiovision in Experimental Cinema
unpublished keynote talk for the Totally Huge New Music Conference, Perth, 2007

PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE - From Muzak to Prozac & Beyond (extended from entry in 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS)
published in FFWD Magazine No.4, January, Rome, 2007

Toru Takemistu Golden Cinema Week
contribution to poll conducted the film programme of the exhibition Toru Takemitsu: Visions in Time, Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo, 2006

MAGNOLIA - Vocal Noise, Multiplied Music and Song-As-Narrative
(extended unpublished lecture from 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS) Royal Holloway University of London, 2006

AKIRA: Post-atomic landscapes & post-sonic mindscapes
(extended unpublished lecture from 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS) University of Liverpool, UK, 2006; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2006

THE CONVERSATION: Invisibility, Silence & Inner Emptiness
(extended unpublished lecture from 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2005; University of Iowa, Iowa City, 2005

THE COLOUR OF POMMEGRANATES: Lyrics, Icons and Other Musical States
(extended unpublished lecture from 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS) Fordham University, New York, 2005

RESIDENT EVIL: Neural Sound Design and Noise Attacks
(extended unpublished lecture from 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS) Storytelling: Interactivity, Sound & Music, AFTRS, Sydney, 2005

THE EXORCIST: Satanic Vocalization & Bodily Sounds
(extended unpublished lecture from 100 MODERN SOUNDTRACKS) Screen Studies & Research, AFTRS, Sydney, 2005

Aural Gazing: Recent Japanese Audio-Vision
curated programme for Experimenta's VANISHING POINT exhibition, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, 2005

Cine-Rock: An Embarassment of Riches
CD notes to Morpho's MORPHO, Doctor Jim Records, Melbourne, 2005

ARASHI GA OKA: The Sound of the World Turned Inside-Out
Japanese Horror Cinema, Edinburugh University Press, Edinburugh, 2005

Celluloid Symphony
published in
Beomag (The Bang & Olufsen Magazine), Winter 2003, Melbourne

Sounds of Sex & Violence
unpublished talk delivered at Adelaide International Film Festival, Adelaide, 2003

Noise & Conduction (With Passing Reference to the Absence of Ideas in Australian Cinema)
published in METRO No. 127, Melbourne, 2001

Baby, You're The Right Kind Of Wrong: Pop Music, Cinema & Other Holes
published in Photofile No.66, Sydney, 2002

I Scream In Silence: Cinema, Sex & the Sound of Women Dying
excerpt reprinted in Senses of Cinema No.22, Sept-Oct., Melbourne, 2002

Suburbia
CD notes for the Underground Lovers' MALLBOY soundtrack CD, 2001

Local Noise: Sound & Music in Australian Cinema
published in Real Time No.43, Sydney, 2001

Body Mats & Super Slams: Sport, Sound & Violence
unpublished notes from talk presented at the 4th CINESONIC: International Conference on Film Scores & Sound Design, Melbourne, 2001

Funny Accents: The Sound of Racism
published in CINESONIC: Experiencing The Soundtrack, AFTRS Publishing, Sydney, 2001

How Sound Floats on Land: The Suppression & Release of Folk & Indigenous Musics on the Cinematic Terrain
published in CINESONIC: Cinema & the Sound of Music, AFTRS Publishing, Sydney, 2000

In Memorium: Jack Nitzsche
published in Senses of Cinema No.9 - Melbourne, 2000

Being Blind: A Polemical Manual for Using New Audiovisual Technologies
published in Iris No.27 - special issue on the state of sound studies, Paris, 1999

I Scream In Silence: Cinema, Sex & the Sound of Women Dying
published in Cinesonic: The World of Sound in Film, AFTRS Publishing, Sydney, 1999

Dolby Stereo: Issues of Sound & Silence In Recordable Space
unpublished talk/slide-lecture delivered @ IMMERSION, Treasury Theatre, Melbourne, 1999

Music, HEAT & the soundtracks of Michael Mann
unpublished talk delivered @ for John Manogios Lecture Series, Kaleide Cinema, Melbourne, 1998

Spatial Logic & Dimensionality in Film
catalogue introduction for unpublished talk delivered @ Sound In Space, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1995

Aspects of Sound & Music in Indigenous Cinema
unpublished talk delivered @ the Indigenous Narrative Drama Initiative, AFC, Melbourne, 1995

Sonic - Atomic - Neumonic: Post-Apocalyptic Echoes in Japanese Anime
paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Animation, Sydney, 1995

Read My Lips: Notes on Film Dialogue
published in Matters Of Style - Continuum Vol.3 No.3, Perth, 1992

The Animation of Sound
published in The Illusion Of Life: 1st International Conference on Animation, Power Publications, Sydney, 1991

The Architecsonic Object: Stereo Sound, Cinema & COLORS
published in Culture, Technology & Creativity In The Late 20th Century, John Libbey Press, London, 1990

Film Narrative / Narrative Film / Music Narrative / Narrative Music
published in Cinema Papers No.71, Melbourne, 1989

The Non-Event of Sound in Video Art
published in Scan No.1, Sydney, 1989

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