We’re on a mission to find the most bizarre and interesting audio related videos out there and share them with you. Did you make an everyday object into a speaker? Did you install a system in a unique place? Do you have an interesting method others should know about? We want to see it! Please fill out this form.

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Guitar Oscillations Captured with iPhone

On March 21, 2013

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Ever wonder what it would look like to be a fly on the wall…of a guitar?  Youtube user, rtists, shows us by placing his iPhone inside of the body of his acoustic, giving us a unique perspective on the movement of the strings.  Check out the cool effect by pressing play below! Have you recreated […]

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The Loudness Wars: What Producers Think

On March 13, 2013

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In this Cool Video, mastering engineer Friedemann Tischmeyer has collected statements of famous producers like Alan Parsons (Pink Floyd), John Fields (Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, Rooney), Niko Bolas (Neil Young, Melissa Etheridge), Richard Dodd (Dixie Chicks) and further top engineers on the “loudness” of new recordings.  Watch below to see what they had to say […]

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Blast from the Past – RCA Victor Tape Cartridges

On March 4, 2013

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It’s 1957.  Audiophilia is in its infancy.  You’re considered what we now call an “early adopter.” Holiday parties at your house are legendary – the cocktails are free-flowing and cold, hors d’oeuvres like the Peanut Butter-Catchup Dip and Speedy Tuna Dunk are real hits, and lampshades regularly make their way onto guests’ heads. Not only do you […]

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Sound City – The Place, The Documentary, and The Impact

On February 28, 2013

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“In this age of technology, where you can manipulate anything, how do we retain the human element?” — Dave Grohl You may have noticed Dave Grohl guesting on several talk shows this past week, but it’s not to promote a new Foo Fighters album. He’s been making the rounds to raise awareness about his new […]

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Seeing Sounds: Ian Butterworth at TEDxTeddington

On February 25, 2013

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Ian is an acoustics scientist at the National Physical Laboratory. He has developed techniques to actually see sound as it passes through the air utilizing flammable gas, styrofoam beads, lasers, and more.  Click play below to see these techniques in use! What did you learn about sound from his experiments?  Comment below to share!  Click […]

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Virtual Barber Shop

On February 22, 2013

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Put on some headphones and press play on the video below to step into the”Virtual Barber Shop” created by QSound Labs.  They are demonstrating the effects of binaural recording techniques, using two microphones arranged to create a 3D sound sensation for the listener.  You might even get goosebumps by how close the scissors and razor […]

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The Loudness Wars – A Comparison

On February 19, 2013

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If you’re new to the “Loudness Wars” debate, here’s a short video giving an audio-visual representation of the differences between compressed and uncompressed sound.  (The video is a little shaky, but the point still comes across crystal clear.) We sometimes hear the younger generation say compression is a non-issue, but do you think that perhaps […]

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Ceiling-Mounted Spinning Double Horn Speaker

On February 15, 2013

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Ever seen a speaker that looks and acts just like a ceiling fan? We doubt it, but Specimen Products in Chicago is changing that. They took their Janus Spinning Double Horn speaker, re-engineered it upside down, and hung it from the ceiling, creating a whimsical piece that makes an interesting kaleidoscope of sound. Watch below […]

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How It’s Made: Vacuum Tubes

On February 12, 2013

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You may already be familiar with the Discovery Channel program, “How It’s Made.”  Youtube user karthik2rajan is a fan of the show, and lucky for us, he transferred the segment about manufacturing tubes to his channel. What other items are you interested in seeing built? Let us know in the comments below!

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The Music Lover

On February 7, 2013

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MBL came up with this clever video showing the perils of the audio enthusiast and their precise listening abilities.  Watch to see what happens as a man tries to remedy a strange noise in his system. Is this an accurate depiction of the typical audio enthusiast?  Send us your response videos here!

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