Co-Founder and Multimedia Editor Aaron Trammell is a Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar for Faculty Diversity in Informatics and Digital Knowledge at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. He earned his doctorate from the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information in 2015. Aaron’s research is focused on revealing historical connections between games, play, and the United States military-industrial complex. He is interested in how military ideologies become integrated into game design and how these perspectives are negotiated within the imaginations of players. He is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Analog Game Studies and the Multimedia Editor of Sounding Out!
Posts for Sounding Out!
SO! Reads: Jonathan Sterne’s MP3: The Meaning of a Format, 5 November 2012
Orality and Cybernetics in Battleship, 5 March 2012
Pushing Record: Labors of Love, and the iTunes Playlist, 3 October 2011
GLaDOS, the Voice of Postfeminist Control, 1 August 2011
Garageland! Authenticity and Musical Taste, 5 September 2011
Listening to Robots Sing: Garageband on iPad, 4 April 2011
#Tigerblood: Charlie Sheen and Affective Listening, 7 March 2011
Listening to Interiors, Silo #5, 7 February 2011
Y2K, Collective Ritual, and Sound in the New Millenium, 17 January 2011
Bob Seger, Champion of Misfits, 6 December 2010
Remix the Libraries / Collaborative Listening, 1 November 2010
Genre in the Age of Convergence: Mario Paint Composer, 6 October 2010
The Role of Sound in Video Games: Pong, Limbo, and Interactivity, 8 September 2010
Re: Chuck Klosterman – “Tomorrow Rarely Knows”, 17 June 2010
Formations of Control in Underground Venues, 8 April 2010
Manufacturing Rebellion, Censorship in Music, 22 November 2009
Fandom, Elvis Costello, and Goodbye Cruel World, 10 September 2009
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