About Us

Sam Croff graduated from Amherst College in December 2018 with a B.A. in Music and a Five College Certificate in Ethnomusicology. You can follow his sonic adventures at https://soundcloud.com/king-poolah

Max Nemhauser anticipates graduating from Hampshire College in December 2019 with a degree in non-fiction filmmaking and a Five College Certificate in Ethnomusicology. More here: www.nemhauser.net 

We’d like to thank Professor Engelhardt for the opportunity to make this project and for his guidance throughout. Our appreciation also goes out to the Amherst College Center for Community Engagement and IT Department for all their support, notably Asha Kinney.

Happy listening!

For more on soundscapes and engaged listening, check out some of our inspiration:

  • Oliveros, Pauline. Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice. iUniverse, 2005. (https://www.deeplistening.org/)
  • Ernst Karel (http://ek.klingt.org/)
  • Cox, Christoph. Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics. University of Chicago Press, 2018.
  • Schafer, R Murray. The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World. Destiny Books, 1993.