Audacity. A free, user-friendly audio editor and recorder.
Audacity Manual. A helpful guide for using Audacity.
SoundCite. A tool that enables users to embed sound directly into a textual narrative (so that you can play a sound without being redirected away from the text); an excellent resource for making interactive audio/textual narratives.
SoundCloud. An online audio distribution platform that allows anyone to share, download, and house their audio projects.
The Free Sound Project. A massive library of downloadable and sharable sounds to use in audio projects.
Jamendo. Royalty free music downloads.
Sound Bible. Free sound clips, bites, and effects.
Creative Commons Audio. Another place to look for sound effects and music (with appropriate licenses that indicate how people should use and/or cite borrowed sounds).
Sound + Body
NYPD Uses Military-Grade Sonic Weapon on Eric Garner Protesters
This is the Sound Canon Used Against Protestors in Ferguson
Stelarc: Ear on Arm
Google Science Fair: Listening to Music Through Vibration
Deaf Since Birth, Artist Christine Sun Kim Explores the Social Rules of Sound
The World Listening Project
Autophony: Listening to Your Eyes Move
Sound + Environment
Sounds of Google Street View
What Will Our Cities Sound Like in the Future?
The Search for Silence
How Your Home’s Soundscape Directs Your Online Shopping
The Cornell Lab of Ornithnology
Here’s What a Map of the World Sounds Like
What Can 3-D Sound Mapping Do For You?
MoMa Soundscape Exhibition
The Quest to Find the First Soundscape
The National Mall: A Location-Aware Sound App
Sonic Objects + Technologies
Sonic Boom: How Digital Technology Is Transforming Our Relationship with Sound
Product Sound Gone Wrong
Plug Your Headphones Into This Billboard and Travel to Another City
Enjoy the Silence
Spy Lamp That Can Secretly Listen in on Conversations and Live Tweet Everything That You Say
For the Best Sound Quality, Does the Format Really Matter?
Hear the Evolution of Apple’s Iconic Startup Sound for the Mac
The Future of the Web is Audible
What the Internet Sounds Like
Sound + Food
Four Asparagus Compositions
Sound Is the Forgotten Flavor Sense
The Taste of Sound
Sound Can Change Our Perception of Food
Why We Like Food That Makes Noise
The Sound (And Taste) of Music
China’s Dining Acrobatics
Snap, Crackle, Pop: The Sonic Pleasures of Food
Food in Opera (BBC Radio 4)
Journals, Blogs, Collections, + Special Issues
Sounding Out! Blog
Writing with Sound
Sound in/as Composition Space
Journal of Sonic Studies
Ear | Wave | Event
Provoke! Digital Sound Studies