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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Soundscape: A Sheffield Sound Map

Inside the Circle of Fire - A Sheffield Sound Map (4:36) Phonographer Chris Watson transofrms the Millennium Gallery into an immersive 'sound map' of Sheffield, England. The sound map used the latest technology to create a sound which changes throughout the gallery, depending on the listener's location. By truly hearing the sounds of the city, perhaps for the first time, it is hoped that visitors gain a new perspective on Sheffield in 2013. Source: YouTube

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Soundscape: Jam Session

Spontaneous Jam Session (3:47) A street busker sings outside a Kroger grocery store and is spontaneously joined by two others creating an unplanned musical soundscape. Source YouTube

Monday, August 11, 2014

Education: Room Acoustics

How Sound Works (in Rooms) Acoustic Geometry shows how sound works in rooms using Nerf Disc guns, 1130 feet of fluorescent green string, and Moiré patterns, and a before-and-after example. Question: How can we made room acoustics sound better. Source: YouTube

Soundscape Composition: Music from Bike Parts

Music From Bike Parts (1:56) "Steven Baber is a designer with a difference. He designs sounds -- coaxing music from some unlikely objects. Baber lets his surroundings serve as his orchestra and his inspiration. Lately he has been doing just that: making music from sounds created by bicycle parts." Source: CBS Television