Intelligent sound engineering for all
Signal processing challenges to rework music for those with a hearing loss Intelligent sound engineering opens up the possibility of personalizing audio, for example processing and mixing music so the audio quality is better for someone with a hearing loss. People with a hearing impairment can experience problems when listening to music with or without […]
Speech in Stonehenge
How loud was speech and music inside Stonehenge in 2,200 BC? And what might that say about how the site was used by our ancestors?
Day 1 Father Christmas tests his #HoHoHo in the oil tank with the World record reverb. After warming up in Salford’s anechoic chamber. More on the World record tank or Chapter 1 of Sonic Wonderland/The Sound Book. More on how Santa’s voice get teleported to the Inchindown Oil Tank with the World Record reverb. Day 2 […]
Highway to hearing hell: musicians and the danger of deafness
How common is hearing loss among musicians and what can be done to protect hearing.
Should London's new concert hall be a shoe-box?
The pros and cons of the new London hall being a shoebox shape
Data from deTune Battle
Data from the deTune Battle experiment exploring the cult of 432 Hz
The Shape of the Philharmonie de Paris
The new Philharmonie de Paris and how it’s shaped to make a great acoustic.
A new record, or has vinyl reached it's final resting place?
Vinyl sales are rising, but is this about sound quality or something else? Guest blogger Alex Wilson looks at the science
Measuring the acoustics of the Bridgewater Hall
Measuring the reverberation time in a concert hall
A submarine as a recording studio
The band Royal Forests using a submarine as a recording studio