making sounds in Oxford

February 24, 2013 / 0 comments

I’m very excited about Felicity Ford and Stavroula Kounadea‘s involvement with MAKE SOUND HERE in Oxford this week. They’ve been sounding out the Oxford streets over the past week or so in preparation for a sound walk on Friday 1 March for visitors to the Audiograft festival, in association with Modern Art Oxford. They found some…

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November 3, 2012 / 0 comments

I’ve just started a new project called MAKE SOUND HERE which combines my interest in environmental sounds, distributed activities, and maps. The website documents places where interesting sounds can be made by interacting with the environment in some way. So far I’ve included a pedestrian crossing button in Trondheim, some metal bollards in Bristol, and…

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other things

August 12, 2012 / 0 comments

I’ve just added a couple of new bits to the site. First, a sound diary that I’ve been keeping on and off, and which is now very much on. I’m using Audioboo to post recordings, then uploading them to a Google Map using fusion tables. It’s working OK, but for some reason the embedded player…

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dripping tap

May 30, 2011 / 0 comments

We found this sound in the kitchen when we were tidying up. There’s a point where too much water comes through and forms a stream, at which point the sound disappears. Up to this point, the rhythmic drip gradually becomes more chaotic, and produces a lovely series of harmonics. [Audio clip: view full post to…

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