iPhone as Sound Level Meter

Since many sound enthusiasts aren’t too keen on spending a few thousand pounds on an SLM, I thought I’d take the opportunity to review two iPhone apps currently available that serve the same purpose: The first is Faber Acoustical SoundMeter – £13.99, and the second is Studio Six Digital AudioTools – £6.99.  Both have Fast, […]

Field Studies Course at London Metropolition University

The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology facebook page posted a while ago about a four-day Field Studies course from 10-13 September this year.  It is run by a research group within London Metropolitan called Musarc, which is concerned with sound and architecture.  From what I can see it consists of masterclasses with different sound artists, […]

Olympic Broadcasting Services

Most Londoners were dreading the Olympics.  We had VIP-only ‘Games Lanes’ holding up road traffic, bus routes diverted, and Boris Johnson reminding us to “please avoid London Bridge/Victoria/Green Park/any other useful interchange stations” we usually frequent during our commutes.  Luckily I managed to escape the city for the majority of the Games, as I headed […]