Twenty Thousand Hertz

A Society, Culture and Arts podcast featuring Dallas Taylor
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The stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.

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Movie trailers have undergone a huge evolution. They’ve gone from those cheesy voice-of-God narrators in the ‘80s and ‘90s, to boojes and bwaas. Professor James Deaville delivers the history of trailers, and Youtuber Craven Moorhaus offers a hilarious takedown of the sounds and dialogue that are common in the modern trailer style. After you hear this episode, you’ll never be able to watch a block…
Have you noticed how loud it gets in restaurants these days? Have you found yourselves shouting just to keep a conversation going? Architecture critic Kate Wagner explains how changing design trends have led to dining experiences that aren’t just antisocial, but are negatively impacting our health as well.  Twenty Thousand Hertz is produced at the studios of Defacto Sound and hosted by Dallas Tay…
Alarm sounds have been around almost as long as humans themselves. But as our world has transformed, so have they. Today’s alarms are having an unexpected effect on our minds and bodies, and can even be putting our lives at risk when we’re at our most vulnerable. Dr Judy Edworthy and Yoko Sen talk to us about our alarming sound environment, and how it can be improved. 20K is hosted by Dallas Tayl…

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PodcastPlaylist reviewed this podcast on Jun 15th, 2017
"Sound design! What could be better?"
Rafael reviewed this podcast on Sep 8th, 2018
"It gets better and better every time."
brandonhull reviewed this podcast on Aug 28th, 2018
"Super show. Really well-researched and written. "

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Oct 31st, 2016
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Mar 11th, 2019
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