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I am thinking of your voice and of the midnight picnic ...

Autumn leaves flowers berries branches and pineconesPhoto by Karolina Badzmierowska on Unsplash

Fantastic in-depth post by AgentRocket on Suzanne Vega and Tom's Diner ๐Ÿฝ, plus more assorted autumn audio on mefi:

Ad for Argo's Book of Dreams featuring Nandi Bushell ๐Ÿฅ; meet John Farnham, Australia's famed "Whispering Jack" ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ; the global, omnivorous sonic diet of SVBKVLT ๐ŸŒŽ; U2 Joshua Tree tour fan edit video ๐Ÿ“ผ; songwriter (and Oscar-winning actress) Mary Steenburgen ๐„ข; poet, musician, activist, Moor Mother๐ŸŽค; true stories from Martin Simpson in his "Rooted" album ๐Ÿ“–; Great Chafing Moonboots, it's Friends Again!๐Ÿป; 1980 Concert by Young Marble Giants ๐ŸŽต; Mercedes de Sosa and Gracias a la vida ๐ŸŒž; Wendy Carlos' Switched-on Bach, 1968 ๐ŸŽน; Maestro: animated woodland creatures perform a gorgeous Bellini opera aria ๐ŸŽผ; The World According to Sound podcast ๐ŸŽ™; Dylan Tallchief made a drum machine in Excel ๐Ÿฅ; Sounding off, an appreciation of and guide to nautical noises โš“๏ธ; Honeyland Happy Honeybee Harmonies (animation) ๐Ÿ; Sudan Archives, North African style violin + West Coast RnB, funk, soul ๐ŸŽป; Indigo Girls' Swamp Ophelia ๐Ÿฅ€; open-source Spleeter audio separation library ๐ŸŽง; Lucy Dacus seasonal covers for Halloween and Christmas๐ŸŽ„; "Let It Go" in Klingon โ„๏ธ; recovering Native language for the indigenous community๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿฝ; 1979-1983: A very abbreviated musical history โ˜ฎ๏ธŽ; Air Safety Video, K-pop styleโœˆ๏ธ; Kesha, Raising Hell with Big Freedia ๐Ÿ”ฅ; Blade Runner Esper Edition soundtrack fan-made bootleg ๐Ÿ‘; restored classic and lost punk films ๐Ÿ“ฝ; acoustic version of Ministry's "Everyday is Halloween" ๐ŸŽƒ; and finally, an alter of sound for Day of the Dead ๐Ÿ’€

11/19/19
by taz

Roll your own podcast feed

Soul trainSoul train by Go-tea ้ƒญๅคฉ (cc by)

If you haven't seen it yet, check out Iridic's post on Fourble: Point it at some audio files hosted anywhere online, and it'll turn them into a podcast feed.

09/01/19
by taz

Life at the Edges

image of The Tapestry of the Search for Terrestrial Intelligence at the Science Gallery DublinThe Tapestry of the Search for Terrestrial Intelligence at the Science Gallery Dublin

If an alien civilization picked up one of the Voyager probes a million years from now, what would they make of the information on the record? They probably wouldnโ€™t think they way we do.

The Tapestry of the Search for Terrestrial Intelligence: MetaFilter's own moonmilk took a copy of a copy of the audio data on Voyager's Golden Record, and turned it into a 40-meter-long tapestry of human images-as-sound. (w/bonus Peter the Morkie!)

07/15/18
by taz

Do you hear what I hear

Tackling the important questions: What is this voice saying?

AskMe Mysteries and Oddments

SciFi on the HiFi

Tuning InTuning In by Evans Archive (cc by-nc-nd)

Presented for your consideration, Iridic's M I N D W E B S post tunes in an historic archive of semi-dramatized readings of classic science fiction tales by some of the genre's best authors, preserved from weekly broadcasts aired by WHA Radio in Madison, Wisconsin

05/23/16
by taz

It's all about that hot pod

Radio active voice

The Brox Sisters tune their radioThe Brox Sisters tune their radio

I'm working on a performance bit that uses 1920s diction, but there's something I'm missing. What are the elements of the popular radio voice that make it distinctive?

Some interesting answers to monkihed's interesting question, Linguists: what makes the 1920s voice so distinctive?

10/30/15
by taz

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