Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Making sure you’re cut out for editing

BBC R&D is very active in audio research right now, as witnessed by the recently-published update from the Audio Research Partnership. In another Audio Research project, led by Chris Baume, they are combining digital audio analysis and human-computer interaction techniques to improve the way producers navigate audio recordings, using new visual representations designed for a […]

Academic studies the sound of coffee roasting

The world of academia is often a strange one, and it is possible to get funding for the oddest of projects, some of whose importance may be somewhat hard to understand. It’s probably not at the top of your list of research that needs to be conducted, but analysing the sound coffee makes when it […]

Organised Sound: a new read for you

Keen students of developments in sound reproduction amongst you might already be familiar with Organised Sound. It describes itself as “an international peer-reviewed journal which focuses on the rapidly developing methods and issues arising from the use of technology in music today. It concentrates upon the impact which the application of technology is having upon […]

Play with your music again – FREE course

Following a very successful first outing last year, playwithyourmusic.org (PWYM) is about to embark on a second term of its popular – and free – online music production courses, And this time with celebrity backing from Peter Gabriel and a host of other clever and creative folk. The courses are collaborative, project-based sessions where the students and […]

An Audio Research Partnership update

At the end of April BBC R&D used its blog to bring us an update on the activities of the Audio Research Partnership. The update began with the announcement of a planned two-day audio technology conference focussing on broadcast production at BBC Broadcasting House in London on 19th and 20th May 2015. That’s all the […]