Sound notifications for mobile tech are seen as an opportunity for apps to brand themselves. A horrifying prospect for those of us who wouldn’t mind a little peace and quiet.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about archaeoacoustics. It’s a fascinating area of study, joining anthropologists and acoustic engineers to try to recreate the soundscape of ancient sites.
Deer change nature’s soundscape, just like humans do. But deer do it unintentionally by eating the underbrush that provides acoustical privacy for song birds.
They really don’t make music like they used to. Music today is louder as measure of sound within a recording, even as audio pros worry about aural fatigue.
What is sound tourism? It’s a branch of tourism for people who like to seek out places with unique sounds. Click here to learn more!
Listen to a sea organ make music via waves. A clever installation using wave energy to make mesmerizing sounds.