Listen: An Earth Made for Life – 2

November 24, 2006

Series 2: An Earth Made for Life

from BBC Radio 4

“In the second series of An Earth Made for Life Gabrielle Walker continues her quest to understand why complex life is found on our planet, but not on any of our celestial neighbours. From the outback of Australia to the walls of the Grand Canyon Gabrielle unearths evidence of the dramatic changes that took place on our planet billions of years ago which may have triggered the rise of animals.”

Listen to all the programs from series 2.

Article: Sound Design

November 24, 2006

by Christine Bunish for POST (June 1, 2003)

‘How these pros paint their clients’ world with audio. Sound designer Jun Mizumachi of New York City’s Tonic tries to create new sounds every day. “The most important part of my job is preparation,” he says. “I record all the time – natural sounds, synthesized sounds – so as projects come in, I can instantly start to use my custom sounds. I categorize the new sounds in my hard disk; it’s hard to classify abstract sounds but I try to be a good librarian.” ‘

Read full article here.