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This is Tuning in Art Education, a teaching resource focusing on experiencing, creating, and composing soundscapes of environments.

The project is designed to inspire New York City youth to express and explore a social and cultural relationship between their surroundings and selves by creating soundscape albums.

To the left are three practices of the sounding art curriculum, and below are the online resources-- software tools, sound artists and their works, videos, articles.



Audacity is one of the main audio software.


It's not perfect,

but you can do almost everything with it.

It's very easy to

use and anyone

can learn it in a

few minutes.

You can find ways to use it on these screenshots

This is a powerful software to mix music and play DJ.  It's compatible with most MIDI controllers, timecoded discs, and dedicated sound cards.

You can manage your music library, add effects, and have fun.

Have a look at the features to see how it works.

Adobe Audition allows you to edit, mix, record, and restore audio.

(This is not open-source software.)

REAPER is an advanced version of Audacity.

It is a complete digital audio production application for Windows and OS X.


It offers a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering tools.

Sonic Visualiser is a free, open-source application for Windows, Linux, and Mac, designed to be the first program you reach for when want to study a music recording closely. It's designed for musicologists, archivists, signal-processing researchers, and anyone else looking for a friendly way to look at what lies inside the audio file.

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