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Why Your Stodgy Old Concert Hall Looks The Way It Does - Co.Design

Why Your Stodgy Old Concert Hall Looks The Way It Does - Co.Design | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Why Your Stodgy Old Concert Hall Looks The Way It Does
Co.Design
Though the field of architectural acoustics would not appear on the scene for another century, Dauthe had already hit on a magic formula: Rectangular rooms sound better.
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Stonehenge bluestones had acoustic properties, study shows - BBC News

Stonehenge bluestones had acoustic properties, study shows - BBC News | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
BBC News Stonehenge bluestones had acoustic properties, study shows BBC News "In fact, we have had percussionists who have played proper percussion pieces off the rocks." Carn Menyn ridge, Wales Thousands of stones along the Carn Menyn ridge were...
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How Do Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Work? - Scientific American (blog)

How Do Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Work? - Scientific American (blog) | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
How Do Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Work?
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The Eloquent Language of Noise - Wall Street Journal

The Eloquent Language of Noise - Wall Street Journal | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
The Eloquent Language of Noise
Wall Street Journal
On Thursday, he will go there, too, doffing his shirt in a performance of Vinko Globokar's 1982 "Corporel," played entirely with hands on the percussionist's body.
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Bell Sound – A Legacy of Looking Ahead - SonicScoop

Bell Sound – A Legacy of Looking Ahead - SonicScoop | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Bell Sound – A Legacy of Looking Ahead
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Years ago when I began my pro audio career here at Bell Sound, staffers would be beckoned to these cloud-like leather chairs, periodically, just to talk.
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What's the Most Beautiful Sound in the World? - Wunderground.com (blog)

What's the Most Beautiful Sound in the World? - Wunderground.com (blog) | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
What's the Most Beautiful Sound in the World?
Wunderground.com (blog)
Frogs at dusk around a pond in Malaysia, according to a competition co-run by Beautiful Now and SoundCloud, and judged by Treasure, who happens to be a sound expert.
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The new sound (and business) of music - CBS News

The new sound (and business) of music - CBS News | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
The new sound (and business) of music
CBS News
The experience reminds you of those old Maxell tape ads: sound that blows you away. Be prepared to have your budget blown away, too. A system like this will cost you more than $100,000.
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Awesome recording of space sounds exactly like a tropical rainforest - Gizmodo

Awesome recording of space sounds exactly like a tropical rainforest - Gizmodo | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Awesome recording of space sounds exactly like a tropical rainforest Gizmodo Birds singing, frogs croaking, animals walking, the sound of rain hitting trees, ponds, and the wet soil—if you listen to this video with your headphones you would believe...
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Urban Matter's 'Silent Lights' Turns New York City Traffic Noise Into ...

Urban Matter's 'Silent Lights' Turns New York City Traffic Noise Into ... | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Like many places in New York City, the traffic noise never stops and it gets quite dark, so the team took on the challenge of turning the noise into an interactive light exhibit. Enter "Silent Lights," a series of gates housing 1,400 ...
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2014: A new sound for cinema - Telegraph.co.uk

2014: A new sound for cinema - Telegraph.co.uk | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk 2014: A new sound for cinema Telegraph.co.uk One technology that is already taking massive strides in this direction is Dolby Atmos, a new generation of surround sound technology that supports up to 128 discrete audio tracks and up...
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Researchers 3D print a working loudspeaker

Researchers 3D print a working loudspeaker | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it

Need a loudspeaker ? Print it!

 


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Cheering for Themselves: Why Sports Fans Attempt to Set Noise Records - The Atlantic

Cheering for Themselves: Why Sports Fans Attempt to Set Noise Records - The Atlantic | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Cheering for Themselves: Why Sports Fans Attempt to Set Noise Records
The Atlantic
The game was getting out of control, with the Saints leading the Carolina Panthers 21-6.
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How to create the perfect working environment: sound issues - The Guardian

How to create the perfect working environment: sound issues - The Guardian | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
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How to create the perfect working environment: sound issues
The Guardian
It has been proven that the acoustics of a room changes the behaviour of the people in it, particularly in an office.

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Silence is Now a Luxury Product - The New Republic

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Silence is Now a Luxury Product
The New Republic
Household products are also being newly marketed with an emphasis on noise-reduction.
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Our memory for sounds is significantly worse than our memory for visual or tactile things

Our memory for sounds is significantly worse than our memory for visual or tactile things | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Remember that sound bite you heard on the radio this morning? The grocery items your spouse asked you to pick up? Chances are, you won't. Researchers have found that when it comes to memory, we don't remember things we hear nearly as well as things we see or touch.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, March 1, 2014 5:01 PM

Interesting experiment testing participant recall of sound, color and vibration frequency. As usual, the experimenter makes some outlandish educational generalisations about learning.

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A breakthrough in medical acoustics - Phys.org

A breakthrough in medical acoustics - Phys.org | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
A breakthrough in medical acoustics Enlarge. The ultrasound wave distorts to form a shock wave that is then focused within the drop. The highly focused ultrasound results in the vaporization of the drop, made visible here by ...
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Acoustical Society of America names Arthur N. Popper as Editor of Acoustics ... - Newswise (press release)

Acoustical Society of America names Arthur N. Popper as Editor of Acoustics ... - Newswise (press release) | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Acoustical Society of America names Arthur N. Popper as Editor of Acoustics ...
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Melville, NY (Jan. 27, 2014) – Arthur N.
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The Illusion That Makes It Sound Like a Pitch Is Constantly Rising - The Atlantic

The Illusion That Makes It Sound Like a Pitch Is Constantly Rising - The Atlantic | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
The Illusion That Makes It Sound Like a Pitch Is Constantly Rising
The Atlantic
It sounds like that, at least. In fact, the “rising tone” is just the cycling between a limited set of tones, each separated by an octave.
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6 Ways Traffic Noise Is Ruining Our Lives - Business Insider

6 Ways Traffic Noise Is Ruining Our Lives - Business Insider | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Business Insider 6 Ways Traffic Noise Is Ruining Our Lives Business Insider The direct route is determined by the immediate interaction of the acoustic nerve with different structures of the central nervous system, which in turn increases...
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A Look Inside Movie Music Production - The Epoch Times

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A Look Inside Movie Music Production
The Epoch Times
Then as now, the Grand Ballroom's superb acoustics have assured that this magnificent venue is perfect for music recording.
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Retro music medium bounces back as Tring vinyl enthusiast insists the LP ... - Hemel Gazette

Retro music medium bounces back as Tring vinyl enthusiast insists the LP ... - Hemel Gazette | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Hemel Gazette
Retro music medium bounces back as Tring vinyl enthusiast insists the LP ...
Hemel Gazette
He said: “Vinyl sales have gone up – in fact, they doubled in 2013. “About 25 per cent ...
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The Sweet Science of Punch Sound Effects - Wall Street Journal

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The Sweet Science of Punch Sound Effects
Wall Street Journal
What is the sound of one hand punching? It depends what movie you're watching.
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Using Sound To Levitate Objects And Move Them Midair - NPR (blog)

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NPR (blog)
Using Sound To Levitate Objects And Move Them Midair
NPR (blog)
Researchers in Tokyo have put a new twist on the use of sound to suspend objects in air.
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Improve Your Sound By Understanding Room Acoustics | Usability Geek

Improve Your Sound By Understanding Room Acoustics | Usability Geek | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Understanding room acoustics & then tweaking room layout, repositioning speakers & adding absorbers guarantees that cinema sound in your living room
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Is a 'Silent Night' possible? Not really. - Washington Post (blog)

Is a 'Silent Night' possible? Not really. - Washington Post (blog) | Acoustics, Sound, Noise | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog)
Is a 'Silent Night' possible? Not really.
Washington Post (blog)
That distinction belongs to the anechoic chamber at Orfield Laboratories, an acoustics and lighting testing company in Minneapolis.
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