SoundEffects - An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sound and Sound Experience

SoundEffects is an open access, international, peer-reviewed journal on sound and sound experience operating on the Open Journal System. SoundEffects brings together a plurality of theories, methodologies, and historical approaches applicable to sound as both mediated and unmediated experience. The journal primarily addresses disciplines within media and communication studies, aesthetics, musicology, comparative literature, cultural studies, psychology and sociology. In order to push the boundary of interdisciplinary sound studies into new areas, we also encourage contributions from disciplines such as health care, architecture, and sound design. As the only international journal to take a humanities-based interdisciplinary approach to sound, SoundEffects is responding to the increasing global interest in sound studies. One of the advantages of SoundEffects as opposed to paper journals is that we can offer authors the possibility to attach sound bites to their articles (please check the Author Guidelines).


The editors of SoundEffects: Iben Have, Birgitte Stougaard and Erik Granly Jensen.


The journal is supported by the following International Advisory Board: Michael Bull (University of Sussex);  Annabel J. Cohen (University of Prince Edward Island); Steven Connor (Birkbeck College, London); Nicholas Cook, (University of Cambridge); Christoph Cox (Hampshire College); Lydia Goehr (Columbia University);  Antoine Hennion (Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation, Paris); Kathleen Higgins (University of Texas, Austin); Douglas Kahn (University of New South Wales, Sydney); Phillip Tagg (Universities of Huddersfield and Salford).

ISSN: 1904-500X



Call for papers: Sound Archives

Among the many changes that the emergence of digital culture has produced during the past decade, the increase in media archives is one of the most prominent.  
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If you wish to up-load an article for SoundEffects, please check our future calls. We do not review articles continually, but only in relation to the thematised calls.

For further questions, please contact Nina Gram


Posted: 2013-03-05
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Vol 3, No 1-2 (2013): Audio-visuality

Table of Contents


Editorial PDF
Ansa Lønstrup, Steen Kaargaard Nielsen, Mads Krogh, Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen 1-5


The show starts here: viewers’ interactions with recent television serials’ main title sequences PDF
Annette Davison 6-22
Sonic ingredients in television food programmes PDF
Charlotte Rørdam Larsen 23-43
What’s in a song: the case of Christopher Nolan’s Inception PDF
Jacqueline Waeber 44-63
Hearing things in music for films: music, fiction and engagement PDF
Birger Langkjær 64-77
Sounding out the logo shot PDF
Nicolai Jørgensgaard Graakjær 78-95
‘Do mess with Mister In-Between!’ PDF
Christophe Magis 96-111
Audio logo recognition, reduced articulation and coding orientation: Rudiments of quantitative research integrating branding theory, social semiotics and music psychology PDF
Anders Bonde, Allan Grutt Hansen 112-135
Photophonics PDF
Steven Connor 136-152
Facing sound – voicing art PDF
Ansa Lønstrup 153-171
Everything that arises does not converge: the audiovisual and the incomplete PDF
Caroline Bassett 172-186
Mobile Music Listening – an aesthetic and aestheticizing practice PDF
Nina Gram 187-199

ISSN: 1904-500X

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