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Essentials: "Noise Pollution" - Portugal. The Man

The alt-rock trio has released the first song from their upcoming album, Doomin + Gloomin. Noise Pollution is an up-tempo psych-pop track, featuring fuzzy synthesizers and guest vocals from  48 more words


No Peace on Thanksgiving

I don’t normally write blog posts about politics or current events here on Focal Plane, but today I’m just so angry that here it comes. 344 more words

Noise pollution map of London (part 1)

I’m working on a noise pollution map of central London. Noise is an interesting public health topic, overlooked and of debatable cause and effect but understandable to everyone. 965 more words


Superficial BBC reporting on proposed legislation - part 1

An article published on the BBC News website’s ‘World’ and ‘Middle East’ pages on the evening of November 13th ran under the headline “Quieten calls to prayer in Israel – Netanyahu… 781 more words


It's already way too loud!!

The following is an article from The Coastal Bend Chronicle:

The citizens of Portland appreciate Andrew Ellison’s piece on Representative Lozano’s visit to the community on Wednesday, October 27 to discuss the ongoing noise assault from the Voestalpine operation. 378 more words

No Exxon Mobil

Mid-election afterthoughts.

Rushing to get my Trump reflections on the record before tonight’s U.S. election result made them redundant, I declined to pursue a number of digressions as they occurred to me. 1,246 more words


The sound of silence : why noise is bad for you

I have a confession.

I struggle to cope with noise.

Don’t get me wrong, I did the whole nightclub/pub thing and even played musical instruments in orchestras but, over recent years, I have found it increasingly difficult to cope with ‘prolonged’ noise. 610 more words