Monthly Archives: September 2012

Air Shows and Noise

Air shows and noise   In his great book The Soundscape, R. Murray Shafer argues that noise is about power: “The association of noise and power has never really been broken in the human imagination. It descends from God, to … Continue reading

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Misophonia

  Misophonia The other day I discovered a new ‘illness’ – misophonia. This is a definition from Wikipedia: “… literally “hatred of sound,” [misophonia] is a form of decreased sound tolerance. It is a neurological disorder characterized by negative experiences … Continue reading

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Booming Sand Dunes

Booming sand dunes Oh my goodness, such a wonderful and amazing sound!  (I found out about this from one of those YouTube accidents that happen when you travel out from the right hand side of YT.) Sand dunes that sing, … Continue reading

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Noise and Restaurants, Part Two

Noise and Restaurants, Part Two If you want great tips on how to deal with a noisy restaurant, check out restaurantnoise.com – a whole blog about noisy restaurants. And if you live in Toronto, you can check this link to … Continue reading

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Noise in Restaurants, part one

Noise in restaurants , part one Have you ever gone out for dinner or lunch, and found yourself shouting in order that your table mate(s) could hear you?  Or straining over the table to hear what they are saying? Or … Continue reading

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