Saturday, 24 October 2015

From TED Talks to Star Wars: The Beauty and Drama of Everyday Sounds

From Birds Mistaken for Opera Singers, to the Household Sounds of a Galaxy Far, Far Away

As a big fan of found sounds, I found the below TED Talk a joy to watch (and listen to). Singer-Songwriter and TED fellow Meklit Hadero demonstrates how the sounds of slowed down bird song can be mistaken for opera singing; and how musical inspiration can strike from something as easily taken for granted as the sound of a pan lid on a hot stove.



In keeping with the theme of just how inspirational and dramatic everyday sounds can be, with this week's release of the latest Trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and the subsequent clamor for tickets almost breaking the internet, it felt only right to share the below video from starwars.com.



There's a certain irony to discovering that the most memorable sounds from one of the biggest grossing film franchises of all time were created using a clever mixture of everyday sounds; many are from nature or can be found within the home.

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