Shi Blank explains the difference between reverb and echo, and how the latter is used in trip hop music to help create a hypnotic effect.
An exploration of the links between pop music, art and musician Nina Richards’ Echo Machine project, which is now available to everyone as an interactive online experiment.
Film historian and author Brian Hannan takes a look at some of the most significant women in Hollywood’s history, and how female film editors rose to prominence from 1913 onwards.
With more and more of us taking up cycling, we’ve delved into our collection to bring you a photographic history of the bicycle.
What do Queen, Depeche Mode and The Police have in common with Miles Davis and the soundtrack of The Terminator? The answer is in this playlist dedicated to one of the most iconic objects in our Sound Technologies collection: the Oberheim synthesizer.
An example of the Fairlight CMI, a groundbreaking synthesizer, is part of our Sound Technologies collection. Discover its history and influence on pop music through this video playlist.
Doctor Who’s Daleks are among the most iconic TV villains of all time. Volunteer blogger Ashleigh takes a look at how their unusual design makes them so memorable.
Join the #SonicFriday campaign! Every Friday we will be collecting memories and stories related to music, sound and sound technologies—from your favourite soundscape to your first CD!