What's that sound text makes when it appears on screen in action movies? NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Forrest Wickman of Slate, who investigated where exactly it came from.Read More
Some of you may not know that after (finally) establishing Tony Awards for sound design in 2008, the Tonys have only five years later inexplicably decided to remove the entire category. That's an insult to any of you who care about sound, music, or theater, and I'm pretty sure all of you have some interest in at least one of those things. Please take a moment to sign this petition; we're already up to more than 30,000 signatures but it's going to take a lot to turn this around.
What’s your opinion of the “stuff you might like” recommendations you get from streaming music services? Do they work for you?
Here’s a really interesting article about the music media of the past, present, and future. As a bonus, the text is wrapped up in a fun, fancy-schmancy HTML presentation:
Hats off to this fellow, Steven Baber. He's made a cool song using only sounds that he made with bicycle parts. I was pretty impressed.
Want to see the estimable Keen Company's Middle Of The Night, by Paddy Chayevsky? You can check it out at Theatre Row for $31.25; that's half the normal price. It has a first-rate cast and a stylish jazz score. Go to www.broadwayoffers.com and enter the code TRSTAF. Tell 'em I sent ya.
Listen to a short track from the show below!