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The Recordist — Canada Geese Migrating Nov 5 2011

The Recordist — Canada Geese Migrating Nov 5 2011 | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
Canada Geese Migrating Nov 5 2011...
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reminds me of my days in southern Ontario just a few miles away from the Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary .. a stopover for the birds before their arduous flight over Lake Eric
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British Library’s Historic Ethnographic Recordings receives UNESCO accolade - part 2 - Sound Recordings

British Library’s Historic Ethnographic Recordings receives UNESCO accolade - part 2 - Sound Recordings | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
Janet Topp Fargion, Lead Curator, World and Traditional Music, writes: UNESCO has officially recognised The British Library’s Historic Ethnographic Recordings as a collection of global significance and outstanding universal value.
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BBC - The BBC Radio Blog: An Archive for the Future

BBC - The BBC Radio Blog: An Archive for the Future | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
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The Radio Festival which was held this week in Salford is the annual event where the Radio Industry gathers both to celebrate what we do and to look at where the Radio world is heading. In his keynote speech the BBC Director General Mark Thompson explained our plans to make a huge archive of speech radio available as part of our online Radio product.

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The Koel – urban and rural field recordings

The Koel – urban and rural field recordings | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
Often referred to as rainbirds or stormbirds the call of this migratory cuckoo from south-east Asia is said to herald the arrival of rain. Each spring forested areas of eastern Australia echo with ...
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Open 9: Sound. Sound in Art and Culture | SKOR

Open 9: Sound. Sound in Art and Culture | SKOR | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it

Essays about the way in which sound and audio media play an aesthetic, ethical or political role in contemporary urban space. This issue illustrates how radio is undergoing a veritable cultural and artistic revival and how sound is deployed in art in relation to social or spatial surroundings. This issue presents work by international artists and also includes an mp3 disc with sonic artworks and interviews.

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More From Soundfjord

More From Soundfjord | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it

This evening’s broadcast begins at 7.30 with Karen Di Franco‘s Concrete Radio. Concrete Radio attempts to describe the relationship between producer and the originator by exploring the liminal space of transmission and reception.

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ArenaNet – Audio Team Field Recording Trip

ArenaNet – Audio Team Field Recording Trip | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
The Art and Technique of Sound Design...

 

The team at ArenaNet has posted up a document chronicling their latest field recording trip to an inactive nuclear power plant.

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Guide to Urban Field Recording and Street Recording - softwareskill

Guide to Urban Field Recording and Street Recording - softwareskill | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it

Technology has made urban field recording easier, but fieldcraft is essential to getting good street sound recordings.

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Bizarre First Human Audio Recordings Include Creepy Talking Dolls

Bizarre First Human Audio Recordings Include Creepy Talking Dolls | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
In a little over 100 years, we've gone from using wax-covered cylinders to record seconds of audio, to carrying thousands of hours of music in a solid state inside our telephones.
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VictoriaFenner's comment, November 5, 2011 1:37 PM
wow, that's creepy fun .. makes me want to look for a recording of Chatty Cathy (early 1960's) and Cheerful Tearful, the bipolar doll who cried when her arm was down and laughed when her arm was up.
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Surfacing the Unheard: Venezuela

Recording hidden sounds of a Venezuelan landscape where people were disappeared under the ostensibly democratic regime of the 1960s.
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Gallery Opening: Artifix Mori at the Skybridge Art and Sound Space at the New School - A Great Big City

Gallery Opening: Artifix Mori at the Skybridge Art and Sound Space at the New School - A Great Big City | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
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Why Do We Need Sound Women?

Why Do We Need Sound Women? | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
by Fi Glover
As I pedaled furiously to the first ever meeting of Sound Women at Broadcasting House I mused on why we need something like this in our wonderful world of audio, after all this a busi...
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The Art Of Sound

Table that ressonates with sound causing sand to form patterns that look almost liquid when they change form...
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FREE FILM SCHOOL #21: The Sound (KABOOM!) of Cinema

FREE FILM SCHOOL #21: The Sound (KABOOM!) of Cinema | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
Professor Witney Seibold guides you through the strange world of movie sound design, and explains the real difference between those two Oscar categories that you can't keep straight.
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BBC World Service - Special Reports - Save Our Sounds documentaries

BBC World Service - Special Reports - Save Our Sounds documentaries | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
Join the Discovery team on their journey to explore soundscapes and find out why endangered sounds should be saved.
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Sound Portrait Sampler Vol.1, by Nature Sounds Society Japan (NSSJP)

from the album Sound Travels...
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CIA monitoring Twitter, Facebook for intel and tips | The Raw Story

CIA monitoring Twitter, Facebook for intel and tips | The Raw Story | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it

The spies are everywhere! The Central Intelligence Agency is clandestinely gathering troves of information from social media sites. Based out of an unassuming building in Virginia, a team known within the organization as the ”vengeful librarians” are tracking chat rooms, blogs, Facebook, and Twitter around the world. On Twitter alone, the CIA screens roughly 5 million messages per day.

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| Chris Watson |

| Chris Watson | | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
To mark the start of the month of events curated by Nobel Prize winning author JMG Le Clezio in Le Louvre the author will deliver a presentation about his work in the auditorium this evening followed by a soundscape response to the writer's work by Chris Watson.

 

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» Why Fingernails on Blackboards Sound So Horrible

» Why Fingernails on Blackboards Sound So Horrible | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
A new study pins the blame of the unpleasant sound of fingernails on a blackboard on psychology and the design of our ear canals.
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Glass harp-Toccata and fugue in D minor-Bach-BWV 565

New Album "CRYSTAL SOUND" is now available. For info visit http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/roberttiso2 Toccata and fugue in D minor by J. S. Bach played on glass ha...
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BBC - Archive - Archive Pioneers - Ludwig Koch and the Music of Nature

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Title: Ludwig Koch and the Music of Nature. Subject: BBC Archives, Natural History.
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Rue de la Roquette

Rue de la Roquette | Soundlandscapes | Scoop.it
THE RUE DE LA ROQUETTE, in the 11th arrondissement, stretches the one and a half kilometres from place de la Bastille to the cimetière du Père-Lachaise.

It boasts a relatively new catholic chu...
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Honor Harger: A history of the universe in sound | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Artist-technologist Honor Harger listens to the weird and wonderful noises of stars and planets and pulsars.
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