Sound Ledger¹ (Quiet Parks, Australian Noise, Crowdsourced Audio)

Audio culture by the numbers

260: The number of places around the world being considered for recognition by Quiet Parks International (more in the most recent issue of This Week in Sound).

362: The highest penalty, in Australian dollars, for noise pollution by motorists. That’s in Victoria. It’s cheapest in Western Australia ($100).

1,500: The estimated number of crowdsourced audio elements in theatre maker Marike Splint’s immersive 32 Acres sound installation at Los Angeles State Historic Park

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¹Footnotes: Parks: Australia: Crowdsource:

Originally published in the August 23, 2021, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter (

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