Essays/articles/talks - Soundtrack

Reverse chronological order. Does not include books, book chapters, or article series
  • Spiral Jetty and Swamp

    in Robert Smithson: Time Crystals

    2018

    film review
    Memo, August, Melbourne

  • Bernard Parmegiani

    Les soleils de lîle de pâques

    2018

    soundtrack review
    The Wire No.418, London

    Excerpt

  • Giorgio Moroder & Raney Shockne

    Queen Of The South

    2018

    soundtrack review
    The Wire No.415, London

    Excerpt

  • Tangerine Dream

    Revolution Of Sound

    2017

    film review
    The Wire No.405, London

    Excerpt

  • Psycho-Acoustics

    Bernard Herrmann's Semiotic Strings

    2016

    unpublished talk
    Peggy Glanville Hicks House, Sydney

  • Considering Quincy Jones

    Blackness, Studiophonics & Cinema

    2015

    keynote
    for Current Work in Film Music/Sound Studies
    School Of Music, Australian National University, Canberra

  • A Sonic Reading of Visualised Space

    A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness

    2014

    film review
    The Wire, London, 2014

  • Hypnagogic Horror - Hauntological Cinema

    Berberian Sound Studio

    2014

    film review
    RealTime No.113, Sydney

  • The Sound of Godzilla's Footsteps

    2013

    symposium presentation with audio
    for the exhibition Soundings
    Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • Goblin Live

    Melbourne Town Hall concert & ACMI live score to Suspiria

    2013

    concert review
    The Wire No.349, London

  • Yoko Kanno

    2010

    dictionary entry
    for The Grove Dictionary of American Music
    Oxford University Press, New York

  • Pseudo Soundtracks

    The Myth of Inventive Audiovision in Experimental Cinema

    2009

    transcribed keynote talk
    Sound Scripts Vol.2, Australian Music Centre

    2007

    keynote talk
    for Totally Huge New Music conference
    PICA, Perth

  • "Why is Australian film music so boring?"

    2009

    panel participant
    Australian Guild of Screen Composers presentation at APRA, Melbourne

  • Citizen Kane

    The sound of the look of a 'visual masterpiece'

    2008

    essay
    Music & The Moving Image, Vol.1 No.3, University of Illinois Press, Champaign

  • The Non-Event of Sound in Video Art

    2008

    reprinted essay
    for the exhibition Video Logic
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

    1989

    original essay
    published in Scan No.1, Sydney

  • Toru Takemitsu

    Golden Cinema Week

    2006

    contribution to poll
    for the film programme of the exhibition Toru Takemitsu: Visions in Time
    Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo

  • Cine-Rock

    An Embarrassment of Riches

    2005

    liner notes
    for Morpho's Morpho
    Doctor Jim Records, Melbourne

  • Sounds of Sex & Violence

    2003

    unpublished talk
    Adelaide International Film Festival, Adelaide

  • Noise Factory

    2003

    essay
    Beomag (The Bang & Olufsen Magazine), Winter 2003, Melbourne

  • Celluloid Symphony

    2003

    essay
    Beomag (The Bang & Olufsen Magazine), Winter 2003, Melbourne

  • Noise & Conduction

    (With Passing Reference to the Absence of Ideas in Australian Cinema)

    2002

    notes from unpublished talk
    Australian Screen Directors Association conference, Sydney

  • Baby, You're The Right Kind Of Wrong

    Pop Music, Cinema & Other Holes

    2002

    essay
    Photofile No.66, Sydney

  • Suburbia

    2001

    liner notes
    for the Underground Lovers' Mallboy soundtrack
    Silvertone Records, Melbourne

  • Local Noise

    Sound & Music in Australian Cinema

    2001

    essay
    Metro No. 127, Melbourne

  • Body Mats & Super Slams

    Sport, Sound & Violence

    2001

    unpublished notes from talk
    4th Cinesonic: International Conference on Film Scores & Sound Design, Melbourne

  • Jack Nitzsche

    In Memoriam

    2000

    obituary
    Senses of Cinema No.9, Melbourne

  • The Birds

    The Triumph of Noise Over Music

    1999

    essay
    Essays In Sound No.4, Sydney

  • Dolby Stereo

    Issues of Sound & Silence In Recordable Space

    1999

    unpublished talk
    for the Immersion presentations on surround sound
    Treasury Theatre, Melbourne

  • Music, Heat & the soundtracks of Michael Mann

    1998

    unpublished talk
    John Manogios Lecture Series, Kaleide Cinema, Melbourne

  • Aspects of Sound & Music in Indigenous Cinema

    1995

    unpublished talk
    The Indigenous Narrative Drama Initiative workshops
    Australian Film Commission, Sydney

  • Spatial Logic & Dimensionality in Film

    1995

    unpublished talk
    Sound In Space talk series
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

  • Film Narrative / Narrative Film / Music Narrative / Narrative Music

    1989

    essay
    Cinema Papers No.71, Melbourne