> Laura Mvula live tiny desk concert at NPR
> Great resource for Reaktor users
> We use metadata for access to our sound libraries, but do you realise how much metadata you generate everywhere else?
> What it says on the lid: an HTML5 Drum Machine in your browser
> Awesome list of photography documentaries
> If you were a Google Reader user, then this article will help clarify why Google ditched it, but it and an article that the author links to also made me feel a little sad for where the interweb is headed under Google & Facebooks direction. My impression is these uber virtual entities aspire to be a one stop shop, and they are aiming to achieve that goal by slowly eliminating the most attractive attribute of the inter web: “We get a generation of entrepreneurs encouraged to make more narrow-minded, web-hostile products like these because it continues to make a small number of wealthy people even more wealthy, instead of letting lots of people build innovative new opportunities for themselves on top of the web itself.”
> A microphone that listens with light
> He wouldn’t make it into my top 50 film composers, but have to admit he is effective: Hans Zimmer – tent pole movie score factory, inspired genius, or somewhere inbetween?
> interesting: Nagra VI vs Sound Devices 788
> Eli Keszler and So Percussion perform using the Manhattan bridge and some piano wire….
> Bicycle Built For 2,000 is comprised of 2,088 voice recordings collected via Amazon’s Mechanical Turk web service. Workers were prompted to listen to a short sound clip, then record themselves imitating what they heard.
> emulating London’s skyline via audio waveforms
Have to confess I often think about how a landscape would sound, if its outline was a waveform. Is that a form of synaesthesia or just too much time spent messing with waveforms? eg Lake Heron
> Interesting philosophical read, which applies as much to field recording as it does to photography and film: if you extrapolate google glass, what would the ramifications be if you could be in record 100% of the time? Streaming everything you hear to some cloud storage, for later use? On the Constant Moment
> one for Portishead fans: Live at Glastonbury Festival 28-6-2013 (Full Show)