Audio Drama

Audio Drama

Sound-based narratives, which unlike radio drama, with its focus on scripted dialogue, focuses on sounds other than the human voice as its narrative basis. Learn more.

Curating sound

Curating Sound

Focuses on curating and exhibiting sounds. Outlines specific sounds to curate, and positions radio as a desirable context in which curate these sounds. Learn more.

Future Radio

Future Radio

Future radio, with its contents, transmission, and reception digitized, will promote social knowledge creation through collaborative production and listening experiences that are global in reach yet local in focus. Learn more.

Radio Art

Radio Art

A a creative practice exploring the potential for radio as a medium for art rather than commerce or control. This collision/collusion between the ancient traditions of orality and the mass communication medium of radio seeks opportunities to create and sustain new acoustic narrative strategies and subvert conventions associated with the radio medium. Radio art may include documentary, drama, electroacoustic music, experimental narrative, field recordings, noise, phonography, sound art, sound poetry, soundscapes (sonic geographies), and spoken word. Learn more.

Radio Drama

Radio Drama

Radio drama uses scripted dialogue between actors, music, other sounds (including sound effects), silence, and the listener's imagination to create sound-based narratives for listening audiences. Learn more.

Radio Firsts

Radio Firsts

Early recordings, broadcasts, and other interesting sonic events. Learn more.

Soundscapes

Soundscapes

The multiple, overlapping, sounds one might hear in specific acoustic environments, including human, mechanical, and environmental. Learn more.

Sound Art

Sound Art

Sound(s) conveyed in installations, exhibitions, festivals, and concerts, all often site specific. Sound art may be used as content for radio art and may involve field recordings, phonography, and soundscapes. Learn more.

Sound Poetry

Sound Poetry

Bridges literary and musical composition where phonetic (sounds / acoustic properties) aspects of human speech are foregrounded rather than semantic (meaning) and /or syntactic (process of constructing sentences) values. Listening opportunities available. The initial presence of text is acknowledged, but the result is often voice without words, intended primarily for performance. Learn more.

Sound > Theoretical Framework

Sound Framework

This evolving theoretical framework for sound underpins Radio Nouspace and its associated projects, like Re-Imagined Radio and my DHSI Sounds and Digital Humanities course. Learn more.