Twenty Thousand Hertz

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

http://www.20k.org

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 6: From Analog to Digital


The transition from analog to digital seemed like a fairly simple and expected process. However, what did we lose when we made the switch and why are so many people reverting back to analog?


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 2017-01-10  15m
 
 

episode 5: Sound of Extinction


We've grown accustomed to the everyday sounds we experience; cell phones ringing, cars idling, Facebook messaging. What about the sounds that we've forgotten about, the sounds we’ve lost?


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 2016-12-27  14m
 
 

episode 4: Mystery Hum


There’s a hum emanating from an island in Detroit that is so loud it disturbs the residents of Windsor, ON. The hum has caused so much discomfort and annoyance that a film crew decided to investigate the cause.


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 2016-12-13  10m
 
 

episode 3: 8-bit


8-bit audio defined countless childhoods. How did early sound artists and composers create such iconic sounds using the most primitive game technology?


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 2016-11-29  12m
 
 

episode 2: NBC Chimes


The now iconic NBC Chimes were originally created to solve a small problem. Where did these three notes come from?


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 2016-11-15  12m
 
 

episode 1: Siri


Who is the person behind the voice of Siri? ...and how was the world's first virtual personal assistant developed?


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 2016-11-01  11m
 
 

20K ❤️s Sound


The stories behind the things we hear.


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 2016-10-31  2m