Tim Anderson is assistant professor at Old Dominion University in the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts.
Jay Beck is assistant professor of media and cinema studies in the College of Communication at DePaul University. His dissertation, “A Quiet Revolution: Changes in American Film Sound Practices, 1967–1979,” received the 2004 SCMS Dissertation Award, and, with Tony Grajeda, he recently co-edited Lowering the Boom: Critical Studies in Film Sound.
Jonathan Sterne teaches in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He is author of The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction (2003). His next book is tentatively titled MP3: The Meaning of a Format. Visit his Web site at http://sterneworks.org . [End Page 156]