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Following our Gallery Listening Sessions, Dr Jonathan Stafford writes about some different approaches to mapping sound.
How do museums share sound technologies with their visitors? Edward Wilson-Stephens talks about creating a unique DJ set.
Annie introduces our latest acquisition: the Midas XL3 mixing console, which has toured the UK with some of the world’s biggest bands and artists.
To celebrate Record Store Day, we’ve picked our top 5 record-related favourites from our collection—though they might not all be quite what you’d expect!
Sound artists Vicky Clarke and David Birchall, aka Noise Orchestra, take you behind the scenes of the Bradford-inspired installation they created for Supersenses.
Amanda Lynsdale discusses some of what she discovered while cataloguing the extensive BBC Collection, acquired in 2012.
In 1931 a revolutionary type of microphone housed in an unusual sideways teardrop-shaped capsule was introduced by the BBC. Its oddly-shaped housing earned it the nickname ‘the bomb’.
Curator Iain Logie Baird deciphers the profound cultural meanings surrounding the Nightingale phenomenon.