audio Read Now Listen to the Harmonic Hum of a Glacier by Becky Ferreira · 1 month ago And why eavesdropping on glaciers could save lives. Watch Now The Techno-Collagist Who Turns Lasers and Human Limbs into Instruments by Xavier Aaronson · 3 months ago In this new season of Sound Builders, we meet sonic artists who are pushing the audio experience to a whole new level. Read Now The Sounds of the Planet Melting by Brian Anderson · 4 months ago If a glacier melts, will it make a sound? Read Now The Beautiful Record Made from Tree Rings by Alex Pasternack · 5 months ago A tree's rings are like the grooves of a record, in that they contain information. Bartholomäus Traubeck took this simile to its conclusion. Read Now The Most Killer Speaker System in the World is for Rocket Science by Dan Wilkinson · 9 months ago The Netherlands' Large European Acoustic Facility has inadvertently become home to the most lethal soundsystem ever. Read Now What Every Habitat on Earth Sounds Like by Brian Anderson · 10 months ago It's days like today that we should all be deeply indebted to ambient crowdsourcing projects like Nature Soundmap, a new interactive global library of habitat noises. Read Now Wikipedia Is Building a Repository of Famous Voices by Victoria Turk · 10 months ago Stephen Fry was among the first to record his own intro for the free encyclopedia. Read Now Listen to These Baby Ants Talking by Austin Considine · 1 year ago Ants are one of the most social creatures on earth. Unsurprisingly, they learn to "talk" at an early age. Read Now Why Beck Didn't Record His New Album by Alex Pasternack · 1 year ago Why did the dada of postmodern rock return from a general radio silence with such a precious-looking thing, a record that looks like it came out in 1923? Listen, and speculate. Read Now My Favorite Building at the Venice Biennale Is Made Out of Sound by Kelly Loudenberg · 2 years ago All of those sounds of my neighbors fucking, that Mexican salsa that drives by every morning at 7am, the horns from the trucks on the BQE behind my house, police helicopters, new construction, weekend sidewalk barbecues. Life was, I heard, sound. << First< Previous12Next >Last >> Connect To Motherboard Most Popular An Oral History of the First Cyberfeminists Tracking Cirrus: Is This the Silk Road 2.0 Mole? Sony Execs Argued Over Uploading ‘Fake Torrents’ to Fight Piracy The Real Reason SpaceX Is Hiring a Farmer The Dawn of the Flying Smartphone The Demystification of Venus Bruce Schneier: Sony Hackers 'Completely Owned This Company'