The Sounding Out! blog on sound studies has a new post by Maile Colbert on the Soundscape and World Listening Day. Within a Grain of Sand: Our Sonic Environment and Some of Its Shapers features five brief interviews with people active in the effort to define and explore the notion of soundscape.
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