Protest isn’t noise

When you describe the sounds of protest as “noise” you deny its democratic function—and admit how much it bothers you.

Wednesday 13th July 2022

Traffic isn’t noise

The way we conceive of traffic sounds reveals what we think of as worth hearing.

Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Sounds like a book

David George Haskell’s Sounds Wild and Broken (2022) seeks to establish sound as a new vital sign for the environment. It takes on more than it bargained for.

Tuesday 1st November 2022