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Sound Ledger¹ (Holy Noise)

Audio culture by the numbers

301: The number of religious locations (“mosques, temples, churches,” etc.) alerted by police in Bangalore, India, about possible noise infractions by loudspeakers

1,001: The number of locations alerted by police in Mangalore, India, about possible noise infractions by loudspeakers

620: The number of those Mangalore locations that are either mosques (168), temples (357), or churches (95) 

Footnotes: Bangalore: Mangalore:

Originally published in the April 11, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via

By Marc Weidenbaum

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