Sounding Images and Imaging Sound

Image and code from Ferdinand Saussure provided a framework and vocabulary that can be applied in composition classrooms to understand the “arbitrary” nature of representational forms including sound and image. He famously gave us the vocabulary of semiotics including the ‚Äúsignifier” and “signified” within a framework that leaves meaning as a function of context. … Read more

Workshop Recap: Overdubbing Audio

The DWRL’s new recording room saw its first action in the Overdubbing Audio Workshop held this past Friday. Will Burdette was at the helm, and he began by instructing participants on both audio recording equipment and strategies, with particular focus on recording in studio environments. He then provided those present the opportunity to record in … Read more