Tag Archive 'sonification'

SMC 77: Music Evolves (kinda)

Be a subject in an experiment on different tuning standards. .. Scientists have “discovered” why people find rock ‘n’ roll exciting. (Bad coverage, better coverage, paper) .. Study says pop musicians are now using sadder keys and tempos: (Coverage, paper) .. “Evolving” music. (Coverage, paper) Jerry Coyne’s take on it. .. The¬†Abstract Abstract: Gamma Ray […]

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SMC 41: Deaf by Distraction

Spoilers don’t spoil? (Reporting, Lehrer blog) Bavarian star symphony. (Underneath: the radioactive orchestra, interactive isotope music.) Spaceweather Radio. Phil Plait’s entry on the topic. Geminid meteor shower 1998 sound at NASA. .. Inattentional deafness. (Coverage, study) Gorilla attention thingy we mentioned. .. Gum-leaf, one of three Australian aboriginal instruments. (Underneath: Herb Patten on Australia’s Got […]

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SMC 19: Fermented Music, Sound in Space, Baby Music Basics

.. FERMENTED MUSIC Playing music to wine while it ferments. SOUND IN SPACE Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-133) launch video. The sound begins at 14:46. No air up there! But if you attach a microphone to a huge hunk of metal, vibrations, including when bits of debris hit, will be picked up as sound.¬†(via Bad Astronomy) […]

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SMC 10: Messiah Organist on Crack, Sandy Antunes

NEWS Ornately decorated conch shells found at a pre-Inca religious site in Peru. John Denver: more than meets the ear. Interviewing Carl Sagan in 1977. (via take as directed) Messiah Organist on Crack .. Interview with Sandy Antunes — Project Calliope (mentioned previously in episode 8.) Picture of the satellite-in-progress with a cat. Sandy mentions […]

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