Twenty Thousand Hertz

A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 137 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 11 hours 12 minutes


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episode 16: The Wilhelm Scream

A history of the most iconic scream in movie history that you’ve definitely heard, but might not have heard of.


 2017-05-30  21m

episode 15: Voice Acting

Who are the voices behind our favorite cartoon characters and commercials? Take a look behind-the-scenes of voice acting.


 2017-05-16  21m

episode 14: Hearing Loss

As we age our hearing naturally diminishes, but what other factors are causing our hearing to disappear? Plus, take an informal hearing test.


 2017-05-02  22m

episode 13: The Good, the Bad & the Irritating

Ever wonder why certain sounds make us cringe while others are soothing? Find out why we consider some sounds “good” and some “bad”.


 2017-04-18  22m

episode 12: Foley

What is Foley and how does it make our movie listening experience more realistic?


 2017-04-04  18m

episode 11: Space

What do other planets in our solar system sound like to our ears?


 2017-03-21  23m

episode 10: Dolls That Talk... And Some That Listen

Why have humans been so fascinated in re-creating toy versions of ourselves? Talking dolls have been around for over 100 years. Take a look at the evolution of how that came to be… and why they are so creepy.


 2017-03-07  15m

episode 9: Cars

Discover how car companies are enhancing every aspect of your vehicle’s sound to provide the ultimate driving experience.


 2017-02-21  15m

episode 8: Audio Descriptions

Ever wonder how the visually impaired are able to enjoy their favorite movies? Discover how technology has been able to make this possible.


 2017-02-07  13m

episode 7: Movie Soundtrack

What goes into making a movie soundtrack? Take a look behind the scenes with the sound designers that make your movies sound perfect.


 2017-01-24  15m