Talking Acoustics
Ep 13 - Joanne Valentine

Ep 13 - Joanne Valentine

March 31, 2019

Joanne Valentine started out studying architecture and with Harold Marshall as a lecturer, quickly developed a passion for room acoustics. She has followed that passion for over 30 years, working on the acoustic design performing arts projects around the world.

Ep 12 - Rick Bond (Lucie Audio)

Ep 12 - Rick Bond (Lucie Audio)

February 28, 2019

Rick Bond is a speaker builder from Melbourne Victoria and his company Lucie Audio not only builds speakers but also a matching DSP-based audio processor to apply room corrections to the system in real time.

Ep 11 - Meisha Stevens

Ep 11 - Meisha Stevens

November 29, 2018

Meisha Stevens is a consultant with Wood & Grieve, based in Sydney who has an interest in psycho-acoustics and how we react to unpleasant sounds. She was this year awarded the Future Leader Award by the National Association of Women in Construction.

Ep 10 - Presence by Sir Harold Marshall

Ep 10 - Presence by Sir Harold Marshall

October 31, 2018

This episode is a recording of a presentation delivered by Sir Harold Marshall as part of a colloquium on Presence that took place in Auckland in July 2018. The presentation is entitled 'The Oblique Imperative: the acoustic dimensions of presence'.

Ep 9 - Jos Mulder

Ep 9 - Jos Mulder

August 20, 2018

Jos Mulder lectures in Sound at Murdoch University in Perth, WA. How do you get a great acoustic concert hall to sound good amplified? And what can we do to save the hearing of musicians and concertgoers?

Ep 8 - Marcia Isakson

Ep 8 - Marcia Isakson

July 9, 2018

Marcia Isakson is the immediate past president of the Acoustical Society of America. She went to West Point and served in the military before moving into research and teaching in underwater acoustics, and currently works with the University of Texas in Austin. She has a passion for attracting more women into the field and has works with the Women in Acoustics committee as part of her work with the ASA.

Ep 7 - John Meyer

Ep 7 - John Meyer

June 13, 2018

John Meyer, along with his wife Helen, foundered one of the worlds leading audio technology manufacturers, Meyer Sound in the 1970's. They have an emphasis on research and development which in recent years has seen the development of the Constellation active architecture system. I sat down with John recently and talked about everything from active acoustics to AM radio.

 

Ep 6 - Christopher Allen

Ep 6 - Christopher Allen

May 1, 2018

Christopher Allen works for NASA as Manager of the Johnson Space Centre Acoustics Office. He works on the acoustics of space vehicles and faces some pretty interesting challenges that you don't have to deal with on earth.

Ep 5 - Trevor Gore

Ep 5 - Trevor Gore

April 6, 2018

Trevor Gore builds acoustic guitars by hand, but applies his engineering background to understand the physics of the instruments, making him a world leader in the field.

Ep 4 - Glenn Leembruggen

Ep 4 - Glenn Leembruggen

March 3, 2018

Glenn Leembruggen is not your typical acoustical consultant, he is also heavily involved with electro-acoustics and lectures in the Architecture & Design Faculty at the University of Sydney. When he is not running his two companies or working at the University he plays sax in a Chicago blues band.