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Friday, October 17, 2014

Research - Engineering: Sonic Dishes

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

Documentary: The Soundscape

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

Documentary: Searching for Sounds

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

Friday, October 10, 2014

Soundscape: Sounds of Space

NASA Space Sounds (7:00)  - Recordings and sample sounds of the planets, moons and rings of planets in our Solar System. Source: YouTube