Rorschach Audio and the Cemetery of Sound - Electronic Voice Phenomena and Sonic Archives by Joe Banks

For those who may not be aware, Electronic Voice Phenomena are a class of allegedly "mysterious" vocal recordings, and while several explanations have been proposed to explain the origin of these sounds, the majority of EVP researchers believe that their recordings constitute evidence of contact with the afterlife. In other words most EVP researchers believe that it is possible, using various radio and electrical engineering techniques, to literally record the voices of ghosts.

The Real Story Behind Britain's Rock 'N' Roll Pirates

from NPR

Richard Curtis, director of the new film Pirate Radio, which is based on these events, was an 8-year-old boy confined to a posh boarding school when he first heard the broadcasts. While he wasn't allowed to listen to music during the day, he remembers hiding a radio under his covers at night .


Surround sound is a very broad term that covers many different audio configurations. The number of channels and the placement of the speakers vary with each format. 5.1 is the most common, but other types include many more channels and can even reproduce the experience of height. The future will very likely bring new formats and applications of the surround experience, such as the highly versatile format of 10.2.


The Language Construction Kit

This set of webpages is intended for anyone who wants to create artificial languages

International Phonetic Association

The IPA is the major as well as the oldest representative organisation for phoneticians. It was established in 1886 in Paris.

The IPA provides the academic community world-wide with a notational standard for the phonetic representation of all languages - the International Phonetic Alphabet (also IPA).

Phonetic Alphabet

These are not phonetic alphabets as in those used to guide pronunciation, rather they are a selection of alphabets used, particularly by radio operators, to spell out words.


Soundwalkers documentary by Raquel Castro

There are some fundamental principles regarding the construction of an acoustically healthy society, one where we can exist within the sounds of life. Respect towards voice and words, sonic awareness, the awakening of the sense of hearing. To preserve the sounds that tend to fade out, while remaining open to the sounds that spring out of each technological stride. To build an aural idiom that interprets its own symbolism. To accept the silence, enforcing it in the due moments. And, above all else, to listen.