Those who choose a sound oriented career often do so based on early interests and experiences with listening. Some approach acoustic-ecology from an artistic perspective and others from a social or scientific one. In this set of videos four individuals explore their early fascination with the sounds around them and how being influenced by what they heard they opted for an a career in acoustic science and engineering. These individuals have been students at the University of Salford's Audio and Acoustic Engineering Research Centre, in Manchester, UK.
(1:41) Charlie Mydlarz "The Whole Nine Volts"
(2:34) Jon Hargreaves "Sounds So Bad"
(2:43) Neil Bruce "Addicted to Sound"
(2:44) Trevor Cox "Engineering Baby"