Sunday, November 23, 2014
Listen Sandy (2:23) A public phone serves as a venue for telling stories about the experiences individuals had during hurricane Sandy when it struck the eastern coast of the United States. This link takes you to a blog page with video, stills, and background information about this installation.
Friday, November 21, 2014
La Contaminacion Acustica (13:37) (Spanish) This program supports Physics and Biology education, as well as outreach activities contingent on environmental issues. The decibel scale is illustrated by examples from everyday life, the different parts of the ear, and the dramatic effects of excessive noise in the sensory cells of inner ear are illustrated. It also describes the various physiological, psychological and sleep disorders effects caused by noise. Using graphics hearing loss by age and noise are illustrated. It ends with the presentation of Chilean standards set maximum permitted levels of noise.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Industrial Soundscape (5:20) (Audio Only) Phillip R. Bloomfield writes, This is a soundscape I created to replicate a city industrial site using 'sounds within sounds'. Meaning I recorded real world sounds and manipulated the audio using methods such as reversing, time stretching, pitch shifting, panning etc and the adding of effects resulting in the discovery of a hidden world of sounds inside other sounds" Source: YouTube
Friday, October 17, 2014
Sonic Dishes (1:01) Two unique Sonic Dishes are being installed in Tilikum Crossing's east and west abutment walls, as part of the project's Public Art program. The Tilikum Crossing is a new Portland, Oregon bridge designed for light rail, pedestrian, and bike traffic. Source: YouTube
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Soundscape (10:38) "This is a short film adaptation of The Soundscape, a book written by R. Murray Schafer. The sound design and stock/filmed footage reflects many ideas from the book, including our relationship to sound, how it has changed over time, and what it can tell us about our society and future." Source: VIMEO
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Layred Memories: Searching for Sound With Yosi Horikama (15 mins.) A documentary about Japanese sound artist Yosi Horikama who makes the World Heritage island of Yakushima his destination for field recordings. The film provides a behind-the-scenes look at how one of electronic music’s most exciting talents transforms the everyday into something extraordinary. Source: Red Bull Music Academy