Cue the crickets: Berkeley researcher finds Cuba ‘sonic attack’ sound is actually insects chirping

When US embassy staff in Cuba became mysteriously ill after hearing loud piercing sounds, US officials blamed nefarious secret agents for launching “sonic attacks.” But a new Berkeley University study could have proven them wrong. The incidents, which occurred between 2016 and 2018, saw dozens of US staff at the embassy experience a range of […]

Stop the clock: Curlers sound off on new timing system

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — If you're still trying to wrap your head around the ever-shifting rules of curling and the game's landscape, you're not alone. The people most affected by the changes are still trying to grasp the game's newest revamp: the time clock. Conversations and changes surrounding the length of games, time clocks and five-rock, free-guard […]

Listen to the sky: NASA reveals the sound of wind on Mars (AUDIO)

For the first time, humans can hear the sound of wind on Mars thanks to a new NASA spacecraft that touched down on the Red Planet ten days ago. NASA’s new tool – the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport – aka ‘InSight’ touched down on Mars on November 26. On December […]

New ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Music Video Makes Being a Soldier in a Zombie War Sound Catchy

So this is how the zombie apocalypse will go down: in song. Anna and the Apocalypse, the acclaimed horror-musical-comedy that broke everyone’s brains at Fantastic Fest (in a good way), has a new music video for the song “Soldier at War,” performed by Ben Wiggins. In the new Anna and the Apocalypse music video, we see how the […]

The Morning Watch: The Sound Design of Harry Potter, ‘Robin Hood’ Teaches Medieval Slang & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay dives into the difficult task […]

X Factor 2018: Voting CANCELLED after major ITV sound issues

The X Factor was pre-recorded and broadcast “as-live”, but the broadcast version aired sound issues. This made it unfair for acts Danny Tetley and Anthony Russell who both performed while “sounding like Daleks”. As The X Factor returned from a break, the audio seemed to have major problems with sound interference for the entire segment […]

The First on Channel 4: Viewers RAGE over sound quality in Sean Penn show – 'It's garbage'

WARNING: This article contains spoilers from The First season 1, episode 1 The debut of Sean Penn’s new sci-fi series, The First, was overshadowed by apparent sound issues, which were pointed out by a number of frustrated viewers. Despite the first episode ending on a huge cliffhanger last night, fans could not help but comment […]