Radio and affective rhythm in the everyday

Tacchi, Jo A. (2009) Radio and affective rhythm in the everyday. The Radio Journal : International Studies in Broadcast and Audio Media, 7(2), pp. 171-183.

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This article explores the role of radio sound in establishing what I term ‘affective rhythms’ in everyday life. Through exploring the affective qualities of radio sound and its capacity for mood generation in the home, this article explores personal affective states and personal organisation. The term affective rhythm relates both to mood, and to routine. It is the combination of both that allows the possibility of thinking about sound and affect, and how they relate to, and integrate with, routine everyday life. The notion of ‘affective rhythm’ forces us to consider the idea of mood in the light of the routine nature of everyday domestic life.

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ID Code: 31701
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: radio, sound, affect, rhythm, domestic space
ISSN: 1476-4504
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Media Studies (200104)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > ANTHROPOLOGY (160100) > Anthropology not elsewhere classified (160199)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Intellect
Deposited On: 12 Apr 2010 03:16
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 14:26

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