Aural Postcard: Nixon in China

I have seen many operas but I LOVED this one. Apparently, in the media it’s getting a bit of a controversial reputation…it is a “modern” opera. Snore! I can’t believe people are such dinosaurs. The opera too, though, it full of contradictions. On one hand, their dedicated crowd is very conservative in what it wants, Read more about Aural Postcard: Nixon in China[…]

Aural Postcard: Car ambience

I believe I made this picture and reading while I was driving after the olympic hockey gold medal game. I wanted to capture the internal soundscape of the car as well as the sounds and noises from the outside, the honking of passing cars, the idling engine sounds, the way the music inside the car Read more about Aural Postcard: Car ambience[…]

Aural Postcard: Afternoon at Blenz

So I was recently at a Blenz downtown, studying with a friend, and noticed the ambience, so I decided to record and measure it a bit. I especially wanted to measure the super-duper hand dryer in the washroom. I’ve seen it before and it is head and shoulders louder than any other regular hand dryers. Read more about Aural Postcard: Afternoon at Blenz[…]