Opinion

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Shit Audio Guys Say

Whether you’re an audio engineer, sound designer, musician, or avid music fan, chances are you have been around a couple of “audio guys.” They are quirky, know a ton about audio (usually) and all say similar things. We hate to stereotype ... More

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Measuring Sound - PBS Video

The high levels of noise pollution in New York City instigated the formation of a noise abatement commission. Steven explains how innovator Harvey Fletcher became part of this movement and created a roving 'noise laboratory' that measured the amount of sound on the streets of the city.

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Terrence Malick: The Art of Voiceover

Noel Murray’s Keynote essay on Days Of Heaven addresses at length the difficulties Terrence Malick had in figuring out how (and whether) to use voiceover narration, before finally arriving at Linda Manz’s extemporized ... More

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The Distortion of Sound - Short Documentary

The Distortion of Sound is a documentary about the decline of sound quality and how technology has changed the way we listen to music. It will open your ears and inspire you to reach for richer, more soul-stirring ... More

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Martin Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Even though Martin Scorsese is famous for his use of music, one of his best traits is his deliberate and powerful use of silence. Take a glimpse at fifty years of this simple technique from one of cinema's ... More