For anyone interested in sound and sound recordings
Head of Sound & Vision at the British Library
Archivists and scientists find a way to play recordings made by inventor Alexander Graham Bell.…Continue
Record Store Day came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent stores in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture.
Record Store Day 20 April 2013 presents: Billy Bragg - Live @ Rough Trade East
Metallica officially kicked off Record Store Day at Rasputin Music in San Francisco on April 19, 2008 and Record Store Day is now celebrated the third…Continue
[forwarded from BISA-list]
Together with a group of researchers at Queen Mary University of London, I am studying how well people can recognise everyday environments from the sounds they produce, and I have designed a simple listening test for this purpose.
If you can spare a few moments of your time, please go to http://www.isophonics.net/env/test/ and follow the instructions on the welcome page. You will be…Continue
Excellent two-part BBC radio 4 series available online
Episode 1: people who listen for a living, and are trained to interpret the sounds they hear: earthquake victims trapped under rubble, cardiac surgeons listening for abnormal heartbeats; wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson eavesdropping into the natural world. Broadcast 19 Feb 2013