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ASMR: how to use sound for triggering tingling sensations on the skin

What does it feel like when somebody whispers in your ear? Some people describe it as a static-like sensation on the scalp, “akin to a mild electrical current…or the carbonated bubbles in a glass of champagne” 1,003 more words

Sound Design

The Binaural Failure in the Recording Industry

Something I wrote for the MMT department blog, head on over: https://mmtfinland.wordpress.com/

Over Your Shoulder

What would a mannequin head with microphones built into it be used for in a recording studio environment? 1,076 more words

Psychoacoustics of learning environments: A people-centred approach to noise

As I write, it’s a rainy day. Our small apartment is on the top level of the building, located on a semi-busy road. Not a highway nor a freeway, more of a connection between suburbs. 534 more words


Auditory Scene Analysis: Introduction

When listening to an orchestral performance, we are meant to experience the music as a whole. A well-rehearsed orchestra sounds together, as a unified and synchronised unit (that’s what the conductor is for). 585 more words

Auditory Scene Analysis

Audio Restoration from a Psychoacoustic Standpoint

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will read more like essays. While I do love posting jovially about what I’m working on and listening to, I like to indulge my more technical and academic side as well. 1,759 more words


Chilling sounds

Over the next couple of months I’m going to be planning research into the reactions of men and women to a collection of chilling sounds. These are the type of sounds that make you shiver, think fingernails on a blackboard. 295 more words