The ear of the remnant: New modes of listening in the Second World War

by Ian Biddle This blog post examines the thesis, often stated in sound studies (Goodman, Hartford, Porcello, Daughtry), that war transforms the ways in which humans engage with sound. Much of this recent work has focussed on the idea that, …

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Listening for baselines beyond anthropophony: An interview with Bernie Krause

by D. Ferrett World-renowned soundscape ecologist and sound designer Bernie Krause discusses his field recording methods and ecological perspectives as developed over decades of recording wild soundscapes in this interview with D Ferrett. D: During your career you have worked …

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Q&A with Brandon LaBelle

In this regular Q&A series, we interview authors and major figures in the field about their work, interests, and overall thoughts on sound studies. This week, we spoke to Brandon LaBelle, an artist, writer and theorist working with sound culture, …

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