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05 November 2009

London Sound Survey on YouTube

THE SECOND LARGEST search engine after Google is YouTube. It seemed like a good idea therefore to set up a London Sound Survey YouTube channel and begin turning the 400-odd recordings here into simple videos. Here’s an example, and you can see how the sound analysis program Syrinx has been pressed into service making spectrograms for each one:

So far there’s only about three dozen videos, and it takes a while rendering them, but hopefully the arrival of a new computer next week should speed things up a lot. If you’ve come here from YouTube, hello and welcome!