Dialing In

The Sound of Television in the Pacific Region


  • Mark Evans Macquarie University




television, sound, music, Pacific


Long the poor relative to film sound, television sound has often found itself written off, or not written about at all (see Negus and Street 2002). Despite the seminal work of Tagg (1979) few others have taken up the baton of television sound studies. Indeed, even within television studies proper there has been little attention paid to sound – in much the same way as was sound went ignored in film studies for decades and decades.

Author Biography

Mark Evans, Macquarie University

Mark Evans is the Head of Media, Music and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney. He is author of 'Open Up The Doors: Music in the Modern Church' (2006, Equinox) and Co-Editor of Prefect Beat.


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How to Cite

Evans, M. (2009). Dialing In: The Sound of Television in the Pacific Region. Perfect Beat, 10(1), 5–13. https://doi.org/10.1558/prbt.v10i1.5