History of Sound: Exhibition and lectures at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

Between Christmas and New Year’s Eve the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision organised their (re)discovery event on the theme “History of Sound”. […]

January 19th, 2017|News, Organisation, Sound categories|0 Comments

(re)discovery event at the Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision – History of Sound!

Between Christmas and New Year’s Eve the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision opens its doors for sound lovers for five full days. Rare musical objects will be taken out of the depots to see the daylight during a huge radio festival at Sound and Vision. Due to their archival status it is unfortunately prohibited [...]

December 26th, 2016|Comments Off on (re)discovery event at the Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision – History of Sound!

Let’s travel through times with sounds

From an evocation of  the Battle of Clontarf which took place in a coastal village near Dublin on 23 April 1014 to an amateur chorus recorded in Greece 20 years ago, we offer you a unique travel through time. […]

“The sound you record today is tomorrow’s history” – Meet with Leon du Bois

With his father as tutor, sound hunter Leon du Bois (1941) worked as a radio play sound recorder from 1962 until 1986. From 1985 on Leon studied to become audio technician and for the next three years hunted for new sounds for the sound archive. Since 2002 Leon retired from the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision after working 44 years for this institute. Here follows the enthusiastic words of the charismatic former sound hunter Leon du Bois interviewed by Marloes Kunst in 2013. […]

November 17th, 2014|Environment recordings, News|0 Comments

“We are living an age which is celebrating and exploring as never before the world of listening” – Meet with David Hendy

Professor of Media and Communication at the University of Sussex in Brighton (United Kingdom), David Hendy is a researcher in the fields of cultural History and Multimedia sound, author of four books, essays and a regular contributor to several academic journals. The British audience got to know him through the 30 episode series on BBC radio 4 that inspired his latest book: Noise: a Human History of sound and listening. […]

October 13th, 2014|News|0 Comments

“Noise gives sensual depth to the great struggles of the past” – Meet with David Hendy

Professor of Media and Communication at the University of Sussex in Brighton (United Kingdom), David Hendy is a researcher in the fields of cultural History and Multimedia sound, author of four books, essays and a regular contributor to several academic journals. The British audience got to know him through the 30 episode series on BBC radio 4 that inspired his latest book: Noise: a Human History of sound and listening. Here is the first part of our interview with David Hendy. […]

October 10th, 2014|News|4 Comments