Listen

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Listen = To give one’s attention to a sound Stray observations We hear you. And if we do not hear you, we would like to. Listen to this story. Translating: What do you listen to when you want to be surprised?German: Was hörst du, wenn du überrascht werden willst?Spanish: ¿Qué …

The Value of Listening

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Museum (Some rights reserved) Happy listening. There is great value listening to the natural and cultural worlds. To be immersed in birdsong and symphony elevates our higher senses. Better still when we understand what we are hearing. If communication is to be more than a bullhorn, if there’s an actual …

World Listening Day

Photo: Martin Heigan, Exploring the Universe beyond the Visible Spectrum (Some rights reserved) July 18 is World Listening Day. 2022 topic: Listening across boundaries. Hashtags: #WorldListeningDay and #WLD2022 The day features livestreaming audio, contests, and listening-focused walks around the world which focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. Key Linksworldlisteningproject.orgDiscordFacebookFacebook [email protected]_Listening Background …

Podcast

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Podcast = Digital media file released episodically and often downloaded EssayThank you, good radio and fine podcasts. I am a fan, an active listener and a lifelong learner curious about the world beyond the horizon. As I begin the rewrite of this page, I apologize in advance for stray thoughts, …

Listening Links

@JRArt, Border Art Links related to listening presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesEloquent listening – Steve LevengerListening for Silence With the Headphones OffAirPods could revolutionize what it means to be hard of hearingA Thing Heard: Four Ways of Listening –@sonic_fieldHow to be a good listener: the experts’ guidethe-sound-of-fear/7913512mapping-europe2019s-quiet-areasloudest-sound-in-the-world-would-kill-you-on-the-spotunprecedented-100-million-seti-effort-breakthrough-listenbiosphere-soundscapes-mexico-launching-in-2015first-dont-succeed-sit-back-listen – @PLOSONEShort History – @thebanffcentrecall-for-recordings-world-listening-day-2014 – @sonicterrainhttp://wanderingjustin.com/2014/02/sound-tourism …

Acoustic Ecology

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Acoustic ecology = Discipline studying the relationship, mediated through sound, between human beings and their environment Key Linkswfae.net – Facebook – @_WFAEAustralian Forum for Acoustic Ecology – Soundcloud HeadlinesWhat Is Acoustic Ecology? We Have 5 Questions Recommended ListeningListening to nature in a quieter world Planeta.com

Communication Notebook

Photo: Oaxaca Foamboard (Some rights reserved) Now I will do nothing but listen… I hear all sounds running together, combined, fused or following, sounds of the city and sounds out of the city, sounds of the day and night.– Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Never let the lyric get in the way of the groove.– …

World Listening Day 2018

Poster: #wld2018 July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2018, #acousticecology, #deeplistening,#WorldListeningDay2018 This year’s theme is ‘Future Listening’ created by Filipino sound artist @teresaBARROZO World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Around the world contests and walks focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because …