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Sound Ledger¹ (Parisian Nights, Indian Speakers)

Audio culture by the numbers

10,000: estimated number of Parisians who can be awoken by “a single unmuffled scooter” in the middle of the night

53,942: number of loudspeakers removed from religious places across the state of Uttar Pradesh, India

60,295: number of loudspeakers from religious places across the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, whose volume has been lowered


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Originally published in the May 2, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via

By Marc Weidenbaum

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