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A Not So Quiet Place


Exposure to noise pollution has serious health risks, and disproportionately affects certain communities. But what if regulating it would accidentally do more harm than good?

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Check out Seeker’s NOISE WEEK at http://YouTube.com/Seeker

The Generation Gap by CBC’s Podcast Playlist: https://bit.ly/2wAgJU6






  • White Faces in Intimate Spaces: Jamaican Popular Music in Global Circulation – Larisa Kingston Mann – http://bit.ly/2G1oEJx
  • Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, Residential Segregation, and Spatial Variation in Noise Exposure in the Contiguous United States – Casey et al – http://bit.ly/2G0zAY3
  • The Haves, the Have-Nots, and the Health of Everyone: The Relationship Between Social Inequality and Environmental Quality – Cushing et al – http://bit.ly/2G0Q5Di
  • Why Do People Like Loud Sound? A Qualitative Study – Welch & Fremaux – http://bit.ly/2G0Nlpp
  • GIS Metrics – Soundscape Modeling – Sherrill – https://bit.ly/2Ir4pdM [PDF]
  • Guidelines for community noise – WHO – http://bit.ly/2G0g4uK
  • Burden of disease from environmental noise – WHO – http://bit.ly/2FZIkO8 [PDF]
  • Breaking the Sound Barrier: A Historian Listens to Noise – Bailey – http://bit.ly/





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RM02: A Reasonably Sound Mission Statement


“Ruminations” (RM) are short[-er] episodes, lightly edited, on topics nonetheless worth discussing.

In this Rumination, I talk for a few minutes about what I want to try to do with Reasonably Sound, and why I think sound is interesting and important.

Double Extra Super THANKS to all of Reasonably Sound’s Patrons, who help keep the show afloat. Special shoutout to Andrew Carlos, Anthony Kirkpatrick, Brandon, Camilla Greer, Chelsea Whyte, Coral Kennelty-Cohen, Dale Jakes, Dylan Teague, Elliott, Ethan Hermer, Hans Buetow, Ildaris, Jesse Gamble, Joachim, Joe Krushinsky, John Cifuentes, Jonny C, Kings Ransom, Kyle Adkins, Liz M, Mahlen Morris, Rachaul Paul, Royce Rackham, Scott, Susan Rugnetta, Tim, Tod Kurt, and Xander C

Music by Will Stratton
Visual Design by Tida Tep