A new field of biology called ‘soundscape ecology’ has scientists recording all the sounds in a given habitat and listening for patterns and changes. Ecologist Bryan Pijanowski and bioacoustician Bernie Krause discuss what we can learn from listening to natural soundscapes.
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Improvised scifi music by Sydney band, Headrush (Soner Sahan and Luke Bacon). Performed on guitars, recorded with a mobile phone July 2011.
Find the artwork and download in other formats at http://headrush11.bandcamp.com/track/fireworks
Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK has called upon the skills of world leading sound recordist Chris Watson to introduce his beautiful wildlife recordings into the hospital soundscape.
This short piece blends interview material with Chris Watson’s breath-taking birdsong recordings to explore the therapeutic use of sound amongst Alder Hey’s young patients.
An interview with world leading sound recordist Chris Watson on the problems of noise, its threat to human health and its impact on the natural environment.
More information: http://onthenatureofthings.com/2012/01/18/chris-watson-on-noise/
What was the earliest sound ever recorded, or "bottled"? The First Sounds (FS) project, organized by a group of audio historians, scientists, and archivists, is dedicated to exploring these pioneering sounds, and sharing them with the world.