Language is a powerful thing, and the sound of language is its essence. To hear one’s voice is to hear the living spirit. It reveals who we are more deeply and differently than photography. Just think of the last time you noticed someone’s dialect or accent and how the sound of their voice shaped their identity. The human voice impresses itself upon us with such diverse shades of meaning, emotion, and identity that it is like no other human feature.
We are often asked why we specialize in audio. Frankly, we think that the human voice (vox humana) is one of the most distinct and wonderful features of being human.
Indeed, we recognize that audio is a medium that demands both focus and concentration . . . and the imagination of the listener. That is perhaps the medium’s most magical (and challenging) aspect. Anyone who remembers the golden days of radio will attest to it.
No sound--or silence--is innocent