New Disquietude podcast episode: music by Lesley Flanigan, Dave Seidel, KMRU, Celia Hollander, and John Hooper; interview with Flanigan; commentary; short essay on reading waveforms. • F.A.Q.Key Tags: #saw2for33third, #field-recording, #classical, #juntoElsewhere: Twitter, SoundCloud, Instagram

Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code. Rewinding the soundscape.

Sound Ledger¹ (Regional Lifespans, Songbird Implants, Nature Sounds)

Audio culture by the numbers

13: The disparity, in years, of life expectancy for individuals living in Denver, Colorado, based on where they live, due to factors including noise pollution.

14.4: The weight, in grams, of a tiny, wireless, battery-free device that can be implanted in songbirds to aid scientific study

184: The percentage increase in overall health of individuals exposed to the sounds of nature

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¹Footnotes: Denver: Songbird: Nature:

Originally published in the April 5, 2021, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter (

By Marc Weidenbaum

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