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Monday, March 23, 2015

Education: What's Up With Noise

What's Up With Noise (12:37) The science, mathematics of sound, frequency and pitch by Vi Hart. Source: YouTube

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Soundscape: Golf Ball on Frozen Lake

Sound Of Golf Ball On Frozen Lake (:22) This is one of several online videos that document the echoing sound of tossed objects on frozen lakes. Source: YouTube.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Documentary: Sound of Glaciers

Chasing Ice (4:41) "On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water and the rest below water." The sound of this event is well captured in this short video document. Source: YouTube

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Soundscape: Documenting Industrial Age Sounds

Changing Sounds of an Industrial City. (1:32) Dr. Andrew Hill works with the Affective Digital Histories project to capture the sounds of industry in Leicester, UK. Source: BBC

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Soundscape: Willesden Junction at Dawn

Willesden Junction at Dawn (2:05) The Willesden Junction station is a Network Rail station in Harlesden, northwest London, UK. It is served by both London Overground and the Bakerloo line of the London Underground. London Sound Survey. Recorded 6:30am on Friday February 25, 2011. Source: Vimeo

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Soundscape: Barking Creek

Barking Creek (1:25) London Sound Survey Barking Creek, greater London, recorded at 7.30 on a Saturday morning. In the 1850s, the creek was home to England's largest fishing fleet, and the Victorian icehouse - where the fish were landed and stored prior to being transferred to London's fish markets. Barking Creek contains a small number of house boats. Source: Vimeo

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Projects: The Physical Sounds of Manhattan

Soundscape: The Physical Sounds of Manhattan (1:33) What does New York sound like? London-based art director and designer John Davies' project attempts to capture the music of Manattan neighborhoods in physical form. Read about project:

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Documentary: Resonant Architecture

Resonant Architecture (7:21) Since 2006, the Art of Failure collective has been sending bass frequencies into remarkable architectural structures. These experiences establish a dialog between architecture, the structures’ spatial components, and their geographic context – revealing building's specific acoustic and vibrating qualities. Read Article:  The Crushing Din of Buildings. Source: Vimeo