The Value of Listening

Photo: Clark County Museum We hear you. There is great value listening to the natural and cultural worlds. To be immersed in birdsong or symphony elevates our higher senses. If communication is to be more than a bullhorn, if there’s an actual conversation / dialogue unfolding, we need to sharpen our listening skills, comprehension, and …

Acoustic Ecology

Lingo Cards 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

World Listening Day

Photo: Martin Heigan, Exploring the Universe beyond the Visible Spectrum July 18 is World Listening Day. 2021 Topic: The Unquiet Earth. Hashtags: #WorldListeningDay and #WLD2021 The day features livestreaming audio, contests, and listening-focused walks around the world which focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is …

Communication Notebook

Photo: Oaxaca Foamboard 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.– Maurice White, cited …

Listening Links

@JRArt, Border Art Links related to listening presented in somewhat random fashion: Newly Addedaudm.com 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 …

Podcast

Lingo Cards Podcast = Digital media file released episodically and often downloaded CelebrationsInternational Podcast Day – internationalpodcastday.com – is September 30th and is an international celebration of the power of podcasts. Live – Speakers Headlineshttps://blog.mozilla.org/internetcitizen/2019/09/19/top-10-podcast-episodes-about-online-privacy Examples EssayThank you, good radio and fine podcasts. I am a fan, an active listener and a lifelong learner curious …

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 …