Soundscapes

Tech

Researchers Are Livestreaming the Sound of the Bottom of the Sea

This underwater microphone is blasting the chatter of whales, sea lions, dolphins, and more.
Sarah Emerson
4.25.18
Outer Limits

What Will the Outdoors Sound Like in the Future?

We spoke to the lead tech at the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division about dwindling quiet spaces.
Samantha Cole
10.26.17
machines

How Flickr Tags Can Reveal Entire Acoustic Atlases of Cities

Meet Chatty Maps.
Michael Byrne
4.6.16
Music

Synth Sights and Sounds Invite You into a Hyperreal World [Premiere]

Talking to Sabrina Ratté & Roger Tellier­-Craig of Le Révélateur about their brand new audiovisual experimentations.
Benoit Palop
3.4.16
Art

Classical Paintings Soundtracked by Jamie xx and Other Musicians

'Soundscapes' at the National Gallery thinks paintings should be heard as well as seen.
Kevin Holmes
7.9.15
Words

R. Seiliog's "In Hz" Is so Good It Hurts. Stream the Whole Thing Here.

The Welsh soundscaper is on a whole 'nother level when it comes to sonic texture.
Andreas Meixensperger
11.26.14
Words

Mysterious LA Soundscaper Sahy Uhns Has Fidget House on Lock

His new album 'Courtship Dances' is what happens when dance music gets warped by desert heat
Jemayel Khawaja
10.30.14
Words

If Neu! Made Progressive House, it Would Sound Like R. Seiliog

Somewhere between Krautrock and the rave, you'll find this talented Welshman.
Jemayel Khawaja
10.29.14
Film

Ink Morphs Into Liquid Landscapes In Susi Sie's Stunning New Video

The new video from the director of Glitch Mob's "Becoming Harmonious" features more gorgeous cymatic visuals.
Sophia Callahan
10.10.14
Motherboard Blog

'Streetscape Symphony' Elevates New York's Noise to Art Gallery Walls

Remodeling the city's soundscape with help from an Xbox Kinect camera, MAX/MSP, and creative listening.
Michelle Lhooq
4.27.13