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 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?


 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?


 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.


 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?


 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?


 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?


 2016-11-01  11m

20K ❤️s Sound

The stories behind the things we hear.


 2016-10-31  2m