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The ‘Loudness War’ wages battle on listners’ eardrums

The ‘Loudness War’ wages battle on listners’ eardrums | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
The "Loudness War" has been apart of the music industry since the '80s. But it's been a quiet riot...until now.
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Jad Abumrad on Sound, Science & Mystery

Jad Abumrad on Sound, Science & Mystery | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
We're big fans of WNYC's Radiolab and its producer, Jad Abumrad.
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The Origin and Cultural Evolution of Silence

The Origin and Cultural Evolution of Silence | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
'Sound imposes a narrative on you, and it's always someone else's narrative.' A recent New York Times Magazine piece on the extinction of...
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SoundWorks Collection | The Sound of Lincoln

SoundWorks Collection | The Sound of Lincoln | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
The SoundWorks Collection talks with Skywalker Sound’s Sound Designer Ben Burtt about his work on Steven Speilberg’s new film “Lincoln”.
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Soundscapes of city pollution

Soundscapes of city pollution | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
Aaron Rueben and Gabriel Isaacman used data from sampling air in tunnels, where there are a lot of cars, to create unique soundscapes that represent the chemicals in the area. We created sounds from air samples ...
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Soundscapes – initial research « Creative Sound Production

Soundscapes can also be used to document an event, for example for the London Olympics the radio channel 'London Soundscape: Channel 2′ created an aural history of the city and the event. Guardian writer Elisabeth ...
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The History of Windows in Startup Sounds

The History of Windows in Startup Sounds | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
SEE ALSO: Classic Tech Sounds that Defined Our Digital World [VIDEOS]. Join us as we explore the aural history of Microsoft's operating system. Which is your favorite startup sound? Tell us in the comments below.
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Observing the South Street Seaport's Soundscapes: Holly Whyte ...

Observing the South Street Seaport's Soundscapes: Holly Whyte ... | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
William “Holly” Whyte's studies have helped us understand how people interact in public spaces. The studies, however, were performed during the 1970s, before there was such a strong presence of electronic media as there ...
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Stan Weir's Oral History of the 1946 Oakland General Strike | libcom ...

This is the transcription of a 1990 interview with Stan Weir for the Virtual Aural/Oral History Archive at California State University Long Beach (the audio is available here interview #3, section "3 of 9 items" ).
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Discovering the Soundscapes of Europe – EAH Conference and Seminar @ Tampere ‹ European Acoustic Heritage

Discovering the Soundscapes of Europe – EAH Conference and Seminar @ Tampere ‹ European Acoustic Heritage | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
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Radiolab Blogland - Why we fall into a good book

Radiolab Blogland - Why we fall into a good book | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
We tackle a question from a listener, this time about storytelling.
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Whisper of the Wild

Whisper of the Wild | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
To restore ecosystems to acoustic health, researchers must determine, to the last raindrop, what compositions nature would play without us.
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The Birth of Sound: Why the Big Bang Was Actually Silent

The Birth of Sound: Why the Big Bang Was Actually Silent | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
The science of why the wail of the baby Universe sounded like muffled highway traffic.
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Aural History | Steel, Brick, and Stone

Broadcastr turns a walk with your smartphone into a guided walking tour! Starting today, anyone with the Broadcastr app on a smartphone (or from the comfort of home) can take a “virtual tour,” and listen to Steel, Brick, and ...
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miniaturaitaliana.com » Art History and Sound

In what kind of media do art historians encounter notions of sound such as music, voice or noise and with what methods do they explore these traces of the aural? - How do art historians, with their specific background in the analysis ...
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Aural history – time travel, double glazing and the lost sounds of the ...

Aural history – time travel, double glazing and the lost sounds of the ... | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
Aural history – time travel, double glazing and the lost sounds of the Seventies. October 4 ... This blog-essay is about everyday soundscapes, what causes them, how they can be charted and why and how they disappear.
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Stereo Soundscapes: Kyle Leeper | Stereo Sound Agency

Stereo Soundscapes: Kyle Leeper | Stereo Sound Agency | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
A soundscape is a sound or combination of sounds that forms or arises from an immersive environment. In many urban areas, traffic has become the keynote sound. Filmed, Edited & Directed by Joe Pease Motion Graphics by Mark Spencer ...
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Congenitally blind learn to see and read with soundscapes ...

Congenitally blind learn to see and read with soundscapes ... | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
Example of seeing an object with sound (credit: Striem-Amit et al./Neuron) Congenitally blind people have learned to see and describe objects, and even.
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Aural History: How An Old Lady In Brooklyn Ensured That The "Shot ...

Aural History: How An Old Lady In Brooklyn Ensured That The "Shot ... | Soundscapes and aural world | Scoop.it
It was Oct. 3, 1951, and the New York Giants were about to lose the pennant to the Brooklyn Dodgers two games to one in a best-of-three series. In Brooklyn, a 26-year-old travel agent asked his mother to flip a switch on his ...
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