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Lydenberg, Robin

Sound Identity Fading Out: William Burroughs’ Tape Experiments

1992

In Kahn, D. & Whitehead, G. (eds.) Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio, and the Avant-Garde. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press: 409-437.

In this chapter, the author discusses William Burroughs’ tape recorder experiments in which he employed cutting and splicing techniques to interrogate language and the voice.

Friday 20 January 2006, by Rob Weale