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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