Dishwashers, car engines, electric razors – many industrial products have their own characteristic sound. They’re not a matter of chance. Sound designers ensure that signature acoustics are unmistakable.
Fragments of speech and ethereal sounds reach the ears of passers-by in Bonn's government district: It's an installation developed by Norwegian artist Maia Urstad out of over 60 years of broadcasting activity.
The Argentine navy said the missing ARA San Juan submarine may have suffered an explosion about the same time it sent its last signal. There are growing concerns for the 44 crew members.
A strong sample of Russian orchestral culture from the ensemble that embodies it like none other: the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra of St. Petersburg, led by its principal conductor Valery Gergiev.
Slammed for its bad acoustics and cramped orchestra pit, Sydney's world-famous Opera House is being revamped. German engineers are tasked with overhauling the sound, and they told DW how they'll do it.
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