Baikal Ice Live Sound (4:26) The Ethnobeat Irkusk percussion group went to Lake Baikal and played on ice sheets located in the deepest frozen water in the lake. Source: YouTube
Sunday, November 29, 2015
WFAE Presentation - On Listening. (45:35) R. Murray Schafer's keynote speech at the 2011 World Forum for Acoustic Ecology in Corfu, Greece. Source: The Journal of Sonic Studies (JSS) an online, open-access journal (sonicstudies.org) which investigates how we can understand the impact and importance of sound, both on an individual and a general cultural level.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Living Symphonies A landscape sound installation by James Bulley and Daniel Jones that grows in the same way as a forest ecosystem. It portrays the thriving activity of the forest's wildlife, plants and atmospheric conditions, creating an ever-changing symphony heard from a network of speakers hidden throughout the forest itself. Source: Vimeo.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Hardieville Listening Walk (8:56) Annie Martin leads a group of individuals on a listening walk in Hardieville, a residential neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Lethbridge, Alberta. She explains the preparation for a sound or listening walk, the walk itself, and follow-up. Source: Vimeo
Friday, October 2, 2015
Sonic Architecture with Don Hill (32min) Acoustic ecology tends to be overlooked by modern planners, designers, and architects. The European Union, however, is keeping an eye on urban racket as a possible ‘unfunded liability’ with future consequence for insurers and public health care. This is a lecture given at Pathways2Sustainability presentation (Calgary 2013). Source: Vimeo