Shh. Listen. World Listening Day

A new article about World Listening Day by Linda Carroli has just posted on the website for ArtsHub. With a focus on Australian events and acoustic ecology, among the projects are those by artist Perdita Phillips and Brisbane-based sound artist Lawrence English. His Site Listening will be featured in this year’s Queensland Music Festival.

Create a Sonic Snapshot of the World

radio aporee participates on the 2nd World Listening Day–share your audio recordings

WLD 2010 map on radio aporeeLast year radio aporee asked people around the world to send sound recordings made on July 18, to the radio aporee ::: soundmap project. This was fun and a success. Listen to the amazing results on the project map of the World Listening Day 2010.

Send your audio recording to radio aporee to create a sonic snapshot of the world on Monday, July 18, 2011.

Please read the info and instructions on how to upload to the soundmap.

Additionally, during July 18, radio aporee will provide a broadcast of the 2010 recordings on the radio aporee streaming website. If you want to stream your WLD 2011 event contact radio aporee / udo noll know soon. Visit WLD 2011 web page to learn how.






“A soundscape is any collection of sounds, almost like a painting is a collection of visual attractions,” says composer R. Murray Schafer. “When you listen carefully to the soundscape it becomes quite miraculous.” David New’s portrait of the renowned composer becomes a lesson unto itself, gracing viewers (and listeners) with a singular moment of interactive subjectivity. This film was produced for the 2009 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award.