Sounding Out! Blog’s World Listening Month Feature

Sounding Out! has declared July as “World Listening Month“. A podcast focusing on this and “World Listening Day” was recently produced by Monica RyanEric Leonardson, and Tom Haigh at ARU Chicago for the occasion. Twelve artists, scientists, and researchers are interviewed.



* Excerpt from Hildegard Westerkamp’s opening keynote for Crossing Listening Paths, the 2011 conference of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.


radio aporee ::: maps World Listening Day 2012 Soundmap

radio aporee ::: maps





The project radio aporee ::: maps started in 2006. it is a global soundmap dedicated to phonography, field recording (and related practices) and the art of listening. it connects sound recordings and places, in order to create a sonic cartography, open to the public as a collaborative project. It contains recordings from numerous urban, rural and natural environments, showing their audible complexity, as well as the different perceptions, practices and artistic perspectives of its many contributors, related to sound, public and private spaces, listening and sense of place. (more about …)