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 (Fish Heads, MIT Ears)

Audio culture by the numbers

155,000,000: The estimated number of years ago that that sound production appeared in ray-finned fishes

33: The number of times sound evolved separately in the fish family tree

1,500: The number of virtual models of human listening developed by MIT neural network researchers in order to train an AI to spatially locate sound much as people do

¹Footnotes: Fish: MIT: (Via Paul Roquet).

Originally published in the January 31, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter

By Marc Weidenbaum

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