Soundscape Support Team

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Announcing new Facebook presence for Soundscape Support Team

Soundscape Support Team has plans to grow!... 

We're getting ready to welcome new friends, fans, colleagues, and others to join in our efforts to share soundscape awareness around the world with new social networking presence. 

We hope to redesign these pages soon, and are looking for immediate support.  Stay tuned and be among the first to learn more about our exiting plans. 

Come join and LIKE our new Facebook page, which will soon have new graphics and…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on June 5, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Change is in the air!

Coming Attractions!  

We're happy to announce that we'll soon begin efforts on a new, revamped social network for the Soundscape Support Team. As we plan how to offer a better, more enjoyable, more productive on-line experience, build new community, and begin to really work together as a team, we invite your input!  

Making the connection with new friends will be a big part of this revitalization of the team.  We'll make room to create a healthy and diverse community habitat…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on March 21, 2017 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Nature's Orchestra DVD & Teaching Guide for Classroom Use

The fine filmmakers at The Video Project have completed a new addition to the wonderful line of educational media production addressing the most critical issues of our time.  Nature's Orchestra: Sounds of our Changing Planet takes a look at some of the many ways that soundscapes of the wild can inspire creative expression as well as scientific inquiry.  Students of all interests will find something worth learning more about as the short film encompasses ecological awareness,…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on January 29, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Wild Soundscapes - Reissued version

If you are wanting to learn field recording yourself or just want to accompany an expert bio-acoustician into the field -  without getting your boots wet - you'll want to read Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World by Bernie Krause.  This new edition is updated with many helpful tips and fascinating topics regarding the natural world from the perspective of…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on January 29, 2017 at 4:38pm — No Comments

A Very Quiet Soundscape Network

As Bernie Krause and I often travelled together in the early days of our marriage and, as I began to accompany him alongside into the field on numerous recording adventures, we connected with people around the globe, in some of the world's most remote places.   Upon our return back home, we relied upon the occasional posted letter or rare e-mail from far-away places to keep in touch with some of the friends we made along the way.  As the early years of 2000 passed by, more friends and…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on March 25, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Human impacts on wildlife

The New York times just released an article about the impacts even quiet wilderness goers can have on wildlife:

Most of us are unaware how much impact we are having, especially when are trying to be quiet and low impact.  But it…


Added by Christine Hass on February 15, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Bernie Krause on Soundscape Ecology at TED Global | Edinburgh

TED Global is a fine forum of thought leaders from around the world, sharing their finest efforts on behalf of technology, education/entertainment, and design of 'many stripes'.  This past June (2014), Wild Sanctuary's Bernie Krause addressed the audience about his on-going efforts to explore 'the Voice of the Natural World', and how the soundscapes of the natural wild inform our music, language, and dance - from the ancient past to the undiscovered future. To view the video, click the link…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on August 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

New Site Announced:

Part of our ever-evolving work in soundscape is to bring people together in appreciation for the increasingly rare wild places of the world.  The WildStore, on the new Wild Sanctuary site, enables visitors to browse a fine collection of recordings from Bernie Krause, friends, and colleagues in the field - hear the sample sounds, and  get a sense of the wonderful work in this growing collection.…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on January 29, 2013 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Special Sound-led Program in Dublin.

Curated by Soundscape Support Team member, La Cosa Preziosa, this upcoming sound-led program in Dublin is one you'll want to know about.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on January 22, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments

Eternalkeys – “Arcanum Secret” 2013

10 New Soundtracks of Mistery Composed by Mimmo D’Ippolito


Mimmo D’Ippolito / Eternalkeys is Back with a new album out on this winter 2013 calls “ARCANUM SECRET”. Album is composed by 10…


Added by Eternalkeys on January 22, 2013 at 6:18am — No Comments

'Moments of Fortunate Listening': Jez Riley French

A Salute of Support!  The multi-talented Jez Riley French gets a quiet 'shout out' today for the many fine ways his work explores and expresses the world of soundscape, musical composition, and art.  His fine sensibilities, gifted talents,  and painstaking technical skills combine into a rather astonishing compilation that is well worth knowing about.   Some hydrophone stuff on YouTube (below) -- and do visit his well-crafted …


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on November 18, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments

Welcoming New Members

New members add vitality to the network, so let's all welcome them. (It is a 'social' network, after all!)  If you haven't taken a look at the Members Page lately, check it out -  and find out more about others joining us here.  Today, we welcome newest member, Christine Hass.  Check out her blog at: 

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on November 4, 2012 at 9:58pm — No Comments

David Byrne & The Soundscape

Natural soundscape is certainly tied to the conditions that produce it -- and in 'The Great Animal Orchestra',  Soundscape Author Bernie Krause makes the case that this connection is the original font of all human-made music that has evolved over time - but what of human-made music that has now also been influenced by the modern age, it's noise, and it's abstraction from the once pristine order of healthy habitats?…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on October 1, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Soundscape is Galvanizing!

The great catalyst of biophony and the 'Niche Hypothesis' is finally taking hold.  Around the world, more research, more outreach, and more networking than ever is energizing a world of soundscape interest. 

Check out the new 'sound-led' campaign efforts from World Wildlife Fund, Ocean Conservation Research, and NRDC to help keep the Arctic Ocean sustainable for marine life.  How exciting to be in the field - as web-based technologies keep connecting and expanding the possibilities…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on February 7, 2012 at 2:34pm — 1 Comment

We welcome new members of the Soundscape Support Team.

Hey, everyone.  Please check out the wonderful works of our newest members by visiting their page or their site links.  For a quick connect, just pull down the 'members' tab and introduce yourselves on chat or message.  It's all about supporting one and another's work, but of course. Cheers!

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on February 5, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Birdsong reduces stress; should it be piped in to town?

In a bid to soothe locals and create 'a better environment' the California town of Lancaster is experimenting with regularly broadcasting birdsong recordings over a 1/2 mile stretch of the downtown streets. Serious crimes fell about 6%. Must be working!  Here's the article: 

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on February 3, 2012 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Wild Sanctuary: Founding Member of the new 'Global Sustainable Soundscapes Network'

Kat and Bernie's Krause's WILD SANCTUARYis proud to be a charter Founding Member of the new  Global Sustainable Soundscapes Network, bringing together landscape ecologists, conservation biologists, ecologists from the creative arts, acousticians, and psycho-acousticians to…

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on February 3, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Soundscape Around the World - Can you help?

Hopefully, the Soundscape Support Team Network has been helpful to you.  Now, we ask for a bit of your support.  Can you contribute a little information?

Answering the question 'Who would be interested in this topic overseas?'...We are hoping to gather as many Nature Sound Enthusiasts as possible - plus Soundscape groups, networks, etc, toward compiling a list which will, in turn, encourage our publisher to place  Bernie's upcoming book in Europe, in a variety of…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on January 3, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

Welcome new members.

Amazingly enough, 2011 is almost over.  We trust that you all have had a good year and that your own surrounding soundscapes have been healthy, vital, and life affirming. We're happy to 'ring out the old year' with some wonderful new members.  We look forward to growing our team and offering some interesting improvements to the network as 2012 unfolds.  As always, we wish you all our gratitude for sharing your wonder works, your insights, your time, and most of for all for the extension of…


Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on December 21, 2011 at 3:59pm — No Comments

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