The THX sound, the Mac and Windows startup tones, the Nokia ringtone, and the Intel Inside music are all immediately recognizable. Two sound experts explain the psychology and conceptual approach behind such memorable auditory cues.
Pyle just took wraps off what could the baddest Bluetooth speaker ever. This beast blasts out an impressive 1,000 watts of power to turn any space into an instant dance party. Supports NFC pairing, and has an FM tuner and 3.5mm input. Plays for up to 5.5h on battery power.
German-engineered audiophile grade bookshelf speakers that deliver big, warm sound, a wide soundstage, and wireless streaming, supporting iOS, Android, and PC music libraries, Internet radio, Spotify, Soundcloud, Last.fm, Rhapsody, and TIDAL. Multi-room capable too.
Headphones on, folks. By using radio data collected from a satellite, then transposing and filtering the inaudible signals, Andrew Williams extracted sounds which make us feel like we’re deep in the rainforest, not in the silence of space.
While Transformers: Dark of the Moon won’t be winning any Oscars for its plot, you still have to admire the work of the guys who create the cacophonous sounds throughout the film.
We’ve heard our share of beatboxing, but Kenny Muhammad has a uncanny talent. This guy manages to make the sound of an entire drum kit – even multiple instruments at the same time.
Designed to capture moments from motivational words to “I Love Yous” to a baby’s first words, VoicePrints allows anyone to turn their unique voice into a custom, one of a kind work of art.
You’d think that modern movies would just use digital effects to create sounds, but there’s still a need for the professional Foley artist, who crafts noises with just their body, props, and mouth.
This musical performance art piece consists of nine people wearing self-contained audio systems, moving together or individually to create an ever-changing, human surround-sound system.
Offered in 6 colors, the Megapod speaker from Scandyna follows in the aesthetic footsteps of their Minipod with its dynamic, organic shape and a subwoofer that offers deep bass.
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