Everyday Listening collects inspiring and remarkable sound art and creative sound design projects, installations, reviews of urban soundscapes, places, contemporary or experimental, mostly electronic music. You might also read about new ways of using and distributing music and sound.
The term Everyday Listening is used to describe the way we use sound to find our way in our everyday life. There’s an article by Buxton, Gaver & Bly giving a very clear description of this phenomenon:
Everyday listening is a matter of listening to the attributes of events in the world - the speed of a passing automobile, the force of a slammed door, whether a person is walking up or downstairs.
Hugo Verweij is a sound designer and composer of electronic music. Inspired by the sounds he finds in the world around him he tries to find ways to connect what’s visible with what’s audible, so they become one. Sound can be more than just an addition to what you see. It can hold important information.
Hugo designs sound and music in various contexts: Installations, interfaces, contemporary dance. Next to being a freelance sound designer and composer Hugo is a lecturer at the Music Technology department of the Utrecht School of the Arts.
Read more on www.hugoverweij.com
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