Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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
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
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: http://www.johndaviescreative.com/soundscape
Sunday, February 1, 2015
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
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The World of Vibration with Jim Metzner (11:00) Interview with sound pioneer, Jim Metzner, executive producer of Pulse of the Planet. Created by Digital Media Production Students at SUNY New Paltz, New York. This video is a brief overview of 40 years of recording sound. It may be of interest to anyone faced with the challenge of archiving and sharing their life's work! Click to hear Pulse of the Planet podcasts. Source: YouTube.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Here are two short videos that explore the distraction that has become a part of everyday life in those cultures focused around the use of mobile technologies.
I Forgot My Phone (2:10) Directed by Miles Crawford. Cell phones are everywhere and affect human interaction as this short comedy-drama films shows so well. Source: YouTube
Nobody's Listening (1:17) A short film by John Seabright demonstrating how many people today simply listen to mp3players while outside than actually listen to the acoustic world around them. Source: Vimeo