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Dec 2013

Vale Andrew Plain

Andrew Plain - sound designer, sound editor and supervising sound editor - died on 13 December. Jennifer Balcomb and the NFSA's Imelda Cooney pay tribute.

Imelda Cooney
Sound

Preserving the born-digital

Sound archivist Tess Elieff shares some of her favourite Bandcamp discoveries and explains why this platform is a digital archivist's best friend.

Tessa Elieff
Sound

Francesca de Valence

The NFSA presented a National Songwriting Award to Francesca de Valence for her song ‘Beautiful Night’.

Imelda Cooney
Sound
Nov 2013

One year of Fractured Heart

It’s been a year now that the NFSA has been home to the Gotye / Illuminart interactive sculpture 'Fractured Heart'.

Scarlet Barnett
Object
Sound
Oct 2013

Calls of the wild

Curator Tessa Elieff heard the call of the wild at this year's Australian Wildlife Sound Recording Group meeting.

Tessa Elieff
Sound

The Art of Sound, Caboolture

Sound designer James Hurley and the NFSA's Brendan Smith have created another immersive Art of Sound exhibition.

Brendan Smith
Sound

Gotye, in his own words

Wouter ‘Wally’ De Backer, better known as Gotye, sat down with us to record a comprehensive Oral history interview.

Ken Berryman
Oral History
Sound
Aug 2013

Bringing records back to life

Audio officer Gerry O'Neill reveals the mysteries of disc cleaning and digitisation, to make those old records sound like new.

Miguel Gonzalez
Object
Sound
Jul 2013

The Art of Sound: from west to east

Brendan Smith, the NFSA’s Regional Programs Manager, previews the upcoming third edition of The Art of Sound exhibition in Queensland.

Brendan Smith
Sound

What's in a name?

Patricia Downes tackles a question dreaded by many musicians: what do you call your band, and what will that name say about you?

Patricia Downes
Sound