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Chimpanzee Hoots to Rile Up Your Inner Monkey

Published on December 12th, 2012 | by PSE

Were you aware that Chimps, still endangered by habitat destruction and poaching for their meat, use tools and weapons to defend themselves? They’ve been known to use hollow sticks in order to extract insects from crevices [&hellip... Read More


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Black Spider Monkey Call for You Social Creatures

Published on November 16th, 2012 | by PSE

If the rainforest were like high school, then black spider monkeys—despite longish arms some might call freakish, or at least disproportionate—are basically the popular kids. Quite the socialite, the black spider monkey tends to hang in [&hellip... Read More


Sound Recording

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Strange Places to Plant or Hide Lav Microphones

Published on November 15th, 2012 | by Laura Sinnott

In my years of recording sound effects and dialogue for film and commercial production I have hidden microphpones, mostly lav microphones, in all kinds of places (as I’m sure most sound recordists have). I’ve planted microphones [&hellip... Read More


Audio Branding

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Jeff Bizub Uses Music Theory to Fix GE Engines

Published on November 14th, 2012 | by PSE

Talk about heavy metal. As you may have read, GE Engineer Jeff Bizub made small pockets of audio and engineering geeks giddy earlier this year when, essentially, he transposed the frequencies of spark ignition engines to pre-diagnose breakdowns before [&hellip... Read More


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Macaw Flight Call to Mark Your Territory

Published on October 25th, 2012 | by PSE

Macaws are an endangered species, and one of the most colorful members of the parrot family. Their loud calls help them communicate within a flock, stake out territory and identify one another. That’s why they squawk [&hellip... Read More


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