Sound Ledger¹ (Aphex, Birds, More Birds)

Audio culture by the numbers

50,000: Estimated number of downloads of Aphex Twin–designed sampling software, Samplebrain, between its September 25 release and October 12.

42%: Percentage of birds in a contested Indian public park “likely affected by vehicular noise pollution”

1.53: The number of times more that life satisfaction is raised by a 10% increase in bird species diversity than by a proportional rise in income


Aphex: India: Satisfaction:

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