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Space Out in Chile’s Atacama Desert
Dec 08–Dec 14, 2017
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Feb 05–Feb 11, 2018
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Find out what it sounds like when doves cry at Prince's recording studio estate turned museum.
Added by Ashawnta
Las Palmas, Peru
Cueva de Las Lechuzas
A jungle cave in Peru of unknown depths, otherworldly sounds, and strange nocturnal birds that navigate by echolocation.
Added by Tony Dunnell
Inside the World of a Halloween Sound-Effects Artist
Spooky sound effects haven't changed much since we first began rattling chains and crunching leaves.
October 18, 2017
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
The Sinatra House
Along a busy beachfront strip you may hear Frank Sinatra singing from one boardwalk home.
Added by ecvargo
Legislative Bell System
An ear-piercing buzzer calls lawmakers to a vote with a series of long and short rings to form coded messages.
Added by Elliot Carter
Can You Really Get a Blimp to Honk Its Horn?
The only way to know if blimping works it to try it for yourself.
September 21, 2017
New York, New York
One of the last full-orchestra recording studios in New York City and an acoustical marvel.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Meeksville Sound Plaque
The home studio one of Britain's first independent record producers is also the site of a murder-suicide.
Added by Chubwolf
Watching Animals Watch the Eclipse
Before and after the moon crosses the sun, interested people all over the U.S. will be spying on wildlife.
August 18, 2017
Inchindown Oil Tanks
This abandoned oil depot produces world's longest echo in a manmade structure.
Added by eyeballinanarmchair
Mapping the Sounds of Political Protest Around the World
A new project is collecting recordings of public activism going back to 1991.
August 07, 2017
One Square Inch of Silence
A tiny red pebble marks what may be the quietest outdoor spot in the United States.
Added by lewblank
Buitenschot Land Art Park
An ingenious Dutch land art project uses grass ridges to cut airport noise pollution in half.
Added by lewblank
The massive, incredibly rare instrument is over 11 feet tall with a range so deep it goes lower than humans can hear.
Added by AaronNetsky
Harangház Bell House
A beautiful display of nearly 50 bells crafted with a unique design and distinct sound.
Added by gogona
'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture
A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.
Added by JenPenguin
St. Louis, Missouri
Whispering Arch at Union Station
Speak to a companion on the other side of the room loud and clear through this architectural anomaly.
Added by hana
The First Step to Getting Rid of Invasive Lionfish? Listen Closely ...
Scientists have recorded the "roar" of the unwanted reef predators.
May 15, 2017
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