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.
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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.
Placement student Elaine Rhodes, from the University of York, writes about her research into Bradford pirate radio.
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.