Over at the New Yorker there’s a great piece about John Cage, one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century, and one who had a very real impact on the progression of experimental sound art and music. Check it out while it’s free here.
- Australia launches world’s first continent-spannning acoustic observatory
- Oysters and scallops: no ears, but they still hate loud ocean noises
- Fishermen blasting “seal bombs” 30,000 times a month off Southern California
- SD county learns that 2000ft setbacks not quite enough
- VT legislature accepts turbine noise limits, drops setback requirement
- Finally, FAA is sued for resisting required air tour plans
- Shipping, conservation expand in the Arctic
- SD farm country adopting larger turbine setbacks
- BLM to reassess motorized recreation in Utah’s red rock country
- Why do we subject endangered orcas to ANY commercial whale-watching?
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