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Are you a city bird or a country bird?

Neat notes from NPR about the regional dialect of birds in the 'hood.  Does it really come as a surprise that anthropogenic noise affects avian communication? The original article is at the bottom of the linked post. http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/11/12/09/changing_your_tune_to_adapt_to_the_urban_jungle

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on December 13, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

new release on impulsive habitat

sounds from the periphery...

 

http://www.impulsivehabitat.com/releases/ihab032.htm

Added by michael trommer on November 27, 2011 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Diario Seveso is now released

Diario Seveso, my new field recordings album is out and downloadable: http://greenfieldrecordings.yolasite.com/audio.php

Added by Emanuele Costantini on October 19, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments

Sardegna island sounds - Ogliastra area

I recorded these sounds over a period of a couple of summers.
August should be the busiest and noisiest moment of the touristic peak season:

sardegna - Ogliastra

Added by Emanuele Costantini on October 19, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Martyn Stewart on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

This fragile and amazing place is one of the world's most untrammeled landscapes.  Of course, that also means it's a quietly bountiful place to capture the timeless soundscape of the Arctic.  Let's hope that public support keeps the Arctic Refuge protected from development, so future generations can hear the natural chorus, intact and still performing century after century...http://www.birdnote.org/birdnote.cfm?id=1288

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on October 17, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Of course you've heard Pauline Oliveros

Always a wonderful visit to her pages and updated efforts.  Here, you can support her tower bell piece, if you are able: http://deeplistening.org/site/content/tower-ring-homepage

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on August 16, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments

2 minutes of a Southern Italian afternoon.

 

The time of day where it looks like there's nothing going on...or is there? 

 

http://www.lacosapreziosa.com/Acoustic_Ecology.html

 

Added by La Cosa Preziosa on June 9, 2011 at 6:32am — No Comments

Warm Welcome to La Cosa Preziosa

The Soundscape Support Team may invite you to Italy for a special soundscape workshop and retreat.  We're formulating the plan, so if you're interested, please contact kkrause@wildsanctuary.com or through the network. Besides playing a major part in an inspired arts retreat in Italy that welcomes Soundscape artists, the Palazzo Rinaldi, new member La Cosa Preziosa, has a fine website  well worth visiting,…

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Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on June 7, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Nature Sound of Canada

Soundscape Support Team member Mark Brennen has a neat, new site up that's crisp, cool, and deserves notice.  Best of luck with Nature Sound of Canada (http://www.NatureSound.ca) as Soundscape Ecology continues to grow an on-line audience - and gain global awareness.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on May 24, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Requiem for Fossil Fuels

An interesting and artistic collaboration to turn fossil fueled cities into composition. Check it out: http://www.o-a.info/rfff/index.html… Continue

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on May 16, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

David Kuhn and Other Rare Birds of Kauai

Many of you may have heard of the terrific work of Hawaii's David Kuhn.  He states many birds' ...are dying out' as natural habitats, the wetlands of Kauai disappear.  We're delighted to see his vital work featured in The New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 2011 edition. Check it out: http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/travel/treks-through-kauai-exotic-and-bittersweet.html

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on May 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Audio Branding for Autos

Let's hope Audity helps keep cars on the quiet side when redesigning/re-branding their sounds.  Otherwise we in for another spate of overly noisy toys.  

(The pix is of this boom car is just for illustration.  Q: If we start building quieter cars, will folks just install noisier sound…

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Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 28, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Sound of Japanese Earthquake

Added by Collin Orthner on April 20, 2011 at 12:58pm — 1 Comment

Share your sound - Add your voice!



Is anybody out there?  It would be great to hear more from ALL members - you can add content here, so please feel free to do so...it's encouraged! Soundscape Team members are invited to contribute posts to these pages.  So please feel free to share what you're doing, add news, bring us up to date on related information, upload soundfiles or video, highlight local efforts.… Continue

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 18, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Guitar-driven, Eco-tune Contest

Have a little piece of music handy that would be good for an environmentally friendly PSA? Someone will win a quick $200 in Audio Draft's current contest; or check the other catagories, here.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 3, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Amalgamated Recordings: A 'Sunday Kind of Soundscape'

Nice blog from Amalgamated Recordings, thought it might be of interest.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on April 3, 2011 at 8:39am — No Comments

Soundscape Ecology in the Digital Age


It seems that recent article in Bio-Science (Mar. 2011) has shared our interest in Soundscape Ecology with the world!  You might say it's 'gone Twibe-al'.  In between listening for the lovely tweets of the natural world, 'tweets' coming from the digital world seem to be increasing. http://www.twibes.com/group/SoundscapeEcology

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on March 31, 2011 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Soundscape Ecology in KQED 'Climate Watch'

Many thanks to KQED's terrific 'Climate Watch' report by Craig Miller - with more to say about Soundscape Ecology in 'Eco-systems by Ear: It's About Time'.

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on March 27, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Bernie Krause's Soundscape Ecology breaks new ground in AIBS 'BioScience'

Proud to announce that the March 2011 issue of BioScience, the American Institute of Biological Sciences peer-reviewed, heavily cited, monthly journal, features 'Soundscape Ecology: The Science of Sound in the Landscape', co-authored by Bernie Krause with colleagues Bryan Pijanowski and… Continue

Added by Katherine (Kat) Krause on March 27, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

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