Podcast

The Quiet Mark Podcast

The Quiet Mark Podcast has recently been included in Best Startup's 20 Best UK Health Podcasts of 2021, and is one of the top 10% most popular shows out of 2.4M podcasts globally, ranked by Listen Score.

Hosted by Simon Gosling, CMO at Quiet Mark, this series uniquely explores the vital role acoustics will play in the future of global living, building and product design sharing conversations with thought-leading designers, architects, and sound experts.

All episodes are available on Apple PodcastsSpotifyBuzzsprout and Podbean.

Latest Episode



Episode 32: SHOPPING FOR SOUND - Vicki Mantle - Muffle

23rd November 2021

In Episode 32 of The Quiet Mark Podcast, we discuss Shopping for Sound - The Art of Acoustic Acquisition, with Vicki Mantle, Head of Sales at Muffle.

Previous Guests



10th November 2021

Episode 31: THE SCHOOL OF NOISE - Dan Mayfield - Head of The School of Noise

Dan Mayfield is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound artist, author, and Acoustic Ecology graduate. He founded the School of Noise in 2015 and has since run online and offline workshops for children, young people and adults encouraging the exploration of music and the science of sound. Their aim is to provide creative and imaginative activities using sound in accessible, fun and educational ways.

11th October 2021

Episode 30: Civic, Community & Culture - Well-being focused acoustical design - Adam Cossey - Hawkins\Brown

In this episode we look at the growing trend for well-being, and the interrelated role of acoustics, in the design and build of commercial offices, educational libraries and town halls; with Adam Cossey, Partner at Hawkins\Brown.

29th September 2021

Episode 29: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACOUSTICS! - Film Studio Acoustic Design - Barry Jobling - Hoare Lea

Lockdowns may have shut cinemas and choked off the supply of new films and TV shows, but developers are banking on the streaming boom by pouring hundreds of millions of pounds into building Hollywood-style studios in the UK. In this episode of The Quiet Mark Podcast - LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACOUSTICS! - we discuss Film Studios with Barry Jobling, Partner with Hoare Lea, who, in addition to working on numerous studios including Dagenham, Elstree and Manchester, recently contributed to a new report from JLL: Reel Estate – Film and TV Studios as an Investment.

16th September 2021

Episode 28: SUSTAINABLE SEPTEMBER with Quiet Mark's Acoustics Academy

When Specifiers select products and materials for their projects, they increasing seek solutions which have been manufactured sustainably, with certifications to verify their credentials. In this SUSTAINABLE SEPTEMBER episode of The Quiet Mark Podcast, our host, Simon Gosling, speaks with 6 manufacturers whose Quiet Mark certified products are listed on our AcousticsAcademy.com directory of expertly verified solutions for every building project to support the new era of responsible design.

25th August 2021

Episode 27: REDUCING NOISE POLLUTION IN CONSTRUCTION - Peter Wilson - Echo Barrier

In this episode we discuss the occupational and environmental effects of noise pollution in construction, with Peter Wilson, Technical Director of Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre and Echo Barrier, whose noise reduction products are Quiet Mark certified.

09th August 2021

Episode 26: The Art of Field Recording - Bernie Krause - Wild Sanctuary and Melissa Pons - Melissapons.com

It is with immense pleasure that, in this Episode 26, exploring The Art of Field Recording, we are joined by Bernie and Melissa, to find out more about why they record sounds of nature, what it has taught them, and what we might learn from listening to their works.

18th July 2021

Episode 25: FREEDOM DAY SPECIAL - Acoustics in large public spaces - Richard King - Sandy Brown and Martin Rawlins - BASWA acoustic

This Freedom Day, as people are able to gather once again in large spaces, such as cinemas, galleries, theatres and offices, our host, Simon Gosling asks, ‘Will these cacophonous spaces feel boomy and uncomfortably loud as we emerge from our locked down lives’?

30th June 2021

Episode 24: TUNING THE SOUND OF TECHNOLOGY - Responsible Sensory Design - Matthew Bennett - Composer + Sound Artist | Principal at Acoustic Ecology Design Partners | Former Director of Sound + Sensory Design at Microsoft

We now design sound on an unprecedented global scale. Our big technology platforms are also massive sound delivery platforms and few people are more qualified to discuss the subject of computer and notification sound design than our guest on this episode, Matthew Bennett.

27th May 2021

Episode 23: FROM SYNTHS TO SOUNDSCAPES - Adventures in Acoustic Ecology with Martyn Ware

In 1978, in Sheffield, Martyn Ware formed The Human League. That December, David Bowie appeared in the audience of an early gig and later declared to NME that he "had seen the future of pop music". In this episode, Martyn shares his adventures in acoustic ecology, with stories taking us from Sheffield to Brighton to Mexico City and Bowie at The V&A. If that’s not enough ‘Temptation’...!

Latest Episode



Episode 32: SHOPPING FOR SOUND - Vicki Mantle - Muffle

23rd November 2021

In Episode 32 of The Quiet Mark Podcast, we discuss Shopping for Sound - The Art of Acoustic Acquisition, with Vicki Mantle, Head of Sales at Muffle.

Previous Guests



Episode 31: THE SCHOOL OF NOISE - Dan Mayfield - Head of The School of Noise

10th November 2021

Dan Mayfield is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound artist, author, and Acoustic Ecology graduate. He founded the School of Noise in 2015 and has since run online and offline workshops for children, young people and adults encouraging the exploration of music and the science of sound. Their aim is to provide creative and imaginative activities using sound in accessible, fun and educational ways.

Episode 30: Civic, Community & Culture - Well-being focused acoustical design - Adam Cossey - Hawkins\Brown

11th October 2021

In this episode we look at the growing trend for well-being, and the interrelated role of acoustics, in the design and build of commercial offices, educational libraries and town halls; with Adam Cossey, Partner at Hawkins\Brown.

Episode 29: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACOUSTICS! - Film Studio Acoustic Design - Barry Jobling - Hoare Lea

29th September 2021

Lockdowns may have shut cinemas and choked off the supply of new films and TV shows, but developers are banking on the streaming boom by pouring hundreds of millions of pounds into building Hollywood-style studios in the UK. In this episode of The Quiet Mark Podcast - LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACOUSTICS! - we discuss Film Studios with Barry Jobling, Partner with Hoare Lea, who, in addition to working on numerous studios including Dagenham, Elstree and Manchester, recently contributed to a new report from JLL: Reel Estate – Film and TV Studios as an Investment.

Episode 28: SUSTAINABLE SEPTEMBER with Quiet Mark's Acoustics Academy

16th September 2021

When Specifiers select products and materials for their projects, they increasing seek solutions which have been manufactured sustainably, with certifications to verify their credentials. In this SUSTAINABLE SEPTEMBER episode of The Quiet Mark Podcast, our host, Simon Gosling, speaks with 6 manufacturers whose Quiet Mark certified products are listed on our AcousticsAcademy.com directory of expertly verified solutions for every building project to support the new era of responsible design.

Episode 27: REDUCING NOISE POLLUTION IN CONSTRUCTION - Peter Wilson - Echo Barrier

25th August 2021

In this episode we discuss the occupational and environmental effects of noise pollution in construction, with Peter Wilson, Technical Director of Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre and Echo Barrier, whose noise reduction products are Quiet Mark certified.

Episode 26: The Art of Field Recording - Bernie Krause - Wild Sanctuary and Melissa Pons - Melissapons.com

09th August 2021

It is with immense pleasure that, in this Episode 26, exploring The Art of Field Recording, we are joined by Bernie and Melissa, to find out more about why they record sounds of nature, what it has taught them, and what we might learn from listening to their works.

Episode 25: FREEDOM DAY SPECIAL - Acoustics in large public spaces - Richard King - Sandy Brown and Martin Rawlins - BASWA acoustic

18th July 2021

This Freedom Day, as people are able to gather once again in large spaces, such as cinemas, galleries, theatres and offices, our host, Simon Gosling asks, ‘Will these cacophonous spaces feel boomy and uncomfortably loud as we emerge from our locked down lives’?

Episode 24: TUNING THE SOUND OF TECHNOLOGY - Responsible Sensory Design - Matthew Bennett - Composer + Sound Artist | Principal at Acoustic Ecology Design Partners | Former Director of Sound + Sensory Design at Microsoft

30th June 2021

We now design sound on an unprecedented global scale. Our big technology platforms are also massive sound delivery platforms and few people are more qualified to discuss the subject of computer and notification sound design than our guest on this episode, Matthew Bennett.

Episode 23: FROM SYNTHS TO SOUNDSCAPES - Adventures in Acoustic Ecology with Martyn Ware

27th May 2021

In 1978, in Sheffield, Martyn Ware formed The Human League. That December, David Bowie appeared in the audience of an early gig and later declared to NME that he "had seen the future of pop music". In this episode, Martyn shares his adventures in acoustic ecology, with stories taking us from Sheffield to Brighton to Mexico City and Bowie at The V&A. If that’s not enough ‘Temptation’...!

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