Glossary

Phonographic methods: Research methods that use sound recording and related practices of listening, editing, playback, performance, and broadcast.

Sonic environmental aesthetics: A consideration of the aesthetic qualities of, and value judgements about, environmental sound.

Sonic geographies: A term that describes the various spatialised investigations into sound and music.

Sonic Rupture: A point in space where the systemised signs of everyday life are momentarily dispersed for the upwelling of imaginative possibility. 

Spectrogram: Representation of a digital sound recording that displays changes in time and frequency content simultaneously. 

Spectrum: Representation of a digital sound recording that displays the frequency content of a signal. 

Time History: Representation of a digital sound recording that displays changes in amplitude with time. 

 

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