- Time-Traveling With Your Ears / Archaeologist of Sound—Ron Cowen, Science, 20 January 2012
- Bismarcks Stimme ist nur der Anfang—Dietmar Ostermann, Badische Zeitung, 4 February 2012
- L'archeologo del suono—Lara Rossi, Zanichelli/Aula di Scienze, 27 February 2012
- Ancient audio: The written sound—Glenn Fleishman,The Economist, 12 July 2011
- The Man Who Decodes the First Recorded Sounds / Clever Custom Software Used to Reconstruct First Recorded Sounds—Chaz Firestone, The Atlantic, 13 October 2010
- Modern Technique Delivers Centuries-Old Sound—Indiana University Alumni Magazine, Winter 2012: 19 [content available to IUAA members only, but there's an online index—scroll down to "Picture This: From Sight to Sound" for sound samples]
Release and reception of Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio
- 'Pictures of Sound' resurrects sounds from centuries past—Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times, 22 December 2012
- 7 Sound Recordings Made Before Thomas Edison—Matthew Perpetua, BuzzFeed, 6 March 2013
- Sonic Educers—Mark Pilkington, The Wire 346 (December 2012): 12.
- IU faculty members receive 2014 Grammy nominations for historical sound work, jazz album—Indiana University Communications, 11 December 2013.
- Indiana Professors Earn Grammy Nominations—Tab Bamford, LiveBIG, Big Ten Network, 12 December 2013.
- IU faculty nominated for Grammy awards—Indiana Daily Student, 12 December 2013.
- Two Indiana University Professors Nominated for Grammys—Lauren Clark, Indiana Public Media, 13 December 2013.
Discovery and playback of an ink-on-paper print of Emile Berliner's late 1889 gramophone recording of "Der Handschuh"
- The Future of Music Translation: Translating Images into Sound—Carolyn Heneghan, Soundctrl, 9 August 2013
- Technology leads to oldest gramophone recording. "Early-music experts are heralding a breakthrough by Indiana University music historian Patrick Feaster."—Associated Press, 4 August 2013 (link is to Fresno Bee).
- IU professor plays a new kind of vintage vinyl—Kasia Hall, Indianapolis Star, 21 July 2013
- Listening to Records That No Longer Exist—Rebecca Onion, Slate, 4 April 2013
- Извлечение звука из фотографий пластинок—alizar, PVSM, 6 April 2013
- Vintage Vinyl: The World's Oldest Recording, Revealed—Leslie Shapiro, Sound and Vision Magazine, 13 September 2012
- IU media historian's find in stacks at Wells Library could represent oldest record in the world—Indiana University Communications, 19 June 2012
- Historian Creates Old Recording—Nona Tepper, Indiana Daily Student, 24 June 2012
- World's Oldest Recording Discovered—Nic Halverson, Discovery News, 26 June 2012
- This Is the Oldest Record In History—Scanned and Recreated From a Photo—Jesus Diaz, Gizmodo, 29 June 2012
- Software macht 120 Jahre alte Schallplatte wieder hörbar—Andreas Donath, Golem, 2 July 2012
- Crate-Digging IU Prof Turns Oldest Known Recording Back into Sound—Whet Moser, Chicago Magazine staff blog, 3 July 2012
- Seriously Vintage Vinyl—John Schaefer, Soundcheck blog, 7 July 2012
Identification and public release of recordings of Otto von Bismarck and Helmuth von Moltke at Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Study and contextualization of experimental sound recordings of the Volta Laboratory played back and released through a collaboration of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Library of Congress
- Alexander Graham Bell's Voice, Animals in Space and More—Jennifer A. Kingson, New York Times, 30 April 2013, p. D2.
- 科學家首次在百年前老唱片聽到電話之父聲音—孝文, SINA via cnYES.com, 30 April 2013 (Note: 里克·菲斯特 = "Patelike Feisite").
- Alexander Graham Bell speaks, and 2013 hears his voice—Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters via Yahoo News, 29 April 2013. Also published in Spanish as Alexander Graham Bell habla, y en 2013 se escucha su voz,Terra España, 30 April 2013.
- We Had No Idea What Alexander Graham Bell Sounded Like. Until Now—Charlotte Gray, Smithsonian Magazine, May 2013 [published online 24 April]
- Smithsonian cracks code on never-before-heard sound recordings from 1885—Lesley Ciarula Taylor, Toronto Star, 21 February 2012
- Alexander Graham Bell's first sound recordings restored to life—James Holloway, Gizmag, 21 February 2012
Identification and public release of a talking doll cylinder from 1888 at Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Indiana University Bloomington Media Preservation Survey
First Sounds initiative releases new information about Scott phonautograms, including the discovery that our initial playback of "Au Clair de la Lune" was at twice the correct speed, and that the recording was not of a young girl but—probably—of Scott's own voice
- Earliest Known Sound Recordings Revealed. Researchers unveil imprints made 20 years before Edison invented phonograph—Ron Cowen, Science News, 29 May 2009
- The Oldest Oldie, Revisited—Jody Rosen, Slate, 4 June 2009
- Voices From the Past: IU Sound Historian Has World's Oldest Known Recording—Nicole Brooks, Bloomington Herald-Times, 15 June 2009
- Découvertes sur le premier enregistrement sonore connu—Isabelle Trocheris, La Figaro, 19 June 2009
- The Oldest Sound Recording Pre-Dating Edison—Bertrand Teo, Indiana Alumni Magazine, November/December 2009
The release of (and research behind) Debate '08: Taft and Bryan Campaign on the Edison Phonograph
First Sounds initiative's discovery and playback of Scott's phonautogram of "Au Clair de la Lune," as recorded on 9 April 1860
- Researchers Play Tune Recorded Before Edison—Jody Rosen, New York Times, 27 March 2008
- Vingt ans avant Edison, un Français avait inventé la gravure sonore— Isabelle Trocheris, La Figaro, 28 March 2008
- French Recording May Be World's First—Jason Dearen, Associated Press, 28 March 2008
- Physicists convert first known sound recording—David Perlman, San Francisco Chronicle, 29 March 2008
- Klingt wie ein gewürgtes Küken. Die Originalaufnahme eines Liedes aus dem Jahre 1860 ist in aller Ohren. Patrick Feaster hat sie als Erster gehört. Wir haben mit dem Wissenschaftler gesprochen—Ulrich Stock, Die Zeit, 2 April 2008
- IU research team uncovers oldest sound recording to date—Nicole Vargas, Indiana Daily Student, 15 April 2008
Release of Actionable Offenses: Indecent Phonograph Recordings from the 1890s
Demonstration of wax cylinder recording with Martin Fisher
3 February 2014: Stylus: A Brief History of the Waveform—WBUR, Boston
24 January 2014: Hoosier Could Make Grammy History—Eric Halvorson, WISH TV, Indianapolis
22 January 2014: Appearing Act: Sounds Thought To Be Gone Can Be Heard Again—James Gray, Indiana Public Media
24 November 2013: De verloren plaat—Lemke Kraan, Holland Doc Radio, Radio 1, Netherlands
11 August 2013: Interview with Ray Steele, Weekend Indiana, WIBC, Indianapolis
5 August 2013: Sounds Abound—Big Picture Science, SETI Institute
24 April 2013: Smithsonian discovers Alexander Graham Bell recording. "The cardboard disc was dated April 15, 1885 and first discovered by an Indiana University sound historian."—Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News
16 April 2013: Wenn Bilder tönen—Arndt Peltner, Sendungsporträt, Radio SRF (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen); also 23 April 2013 as Klang aus Bildern: Rekonstruktion von alten Grammophon-Aufnahmen, Radiofeuilleton: Elektronische Welten, Deutschlandradio Kultur.
5 April 2013: Using technology to bring lost sound back to life—interview by Patt Morrison, Off-Ramp, Southern California Public Radio
14 January 2013: A la recherche du son perdu—Radio Télévision Suisse
28 June 2012: Oldest sound recording resurrected (video)—Reuters
26 June 2012: IU Historian Recreates Oldest Gramophone Record From Print—Mia Partlow, WFIU / Indiana Public Media
June 2012: Feaster revives oldest audio recordings (video)—Indiana University Communications; also on YouTube
6 January 2012: Phonautogram, with David Giovannoni and Carl Haber, Studio 360, NPR
16 June 2011: Resurrecting Voices or Finding Forgotten Home Recordings, Artisan Ancestors podcast (Episode 24) with Jon Kay
24 April 2011: Early Recording Technology, Theremin, Scopes Monkey Choir (Episode 26)
2010: 75th Anniversary Special, Talking Books—Insight Radio (station of the Royal National Institute of Blind People)
2010: Lightning in a Bottle, produced by Chris Trimmer, Cognitive Dissonance, CFRC (sound file hosted by the Third Coast International Audio Festival)
15 June 2009: Oldest Sound Recording (video)—Herald-Times News Room, via YouTube
1 June 2009: Reconsidering Earliest-Known Recording, interview by Robert Siegel, together with David Giovannoni—All Things Considered, NPR
1 November 2008: David Rabin, The Presidential Debates of '08—1908, That Is—All Things Considered, NPR
4 April 2008: 1860 "Phonautograph" is Earliest Known Recording, interview by Ira Flatow—Talk of the Nation, NPR
27 March 2008:Sound Recording Predates Edison Phonograph, interview by Laura Sydell, together with David Giovannoni—All Things Considered, NPR
16 June 2007: Old, Lewd Recordings Released On CD, interview by John Ydstie, together with David Giovannoni—Weekend Edition, NPR
23 January 2007: Researching Cal Stewart, Part 2, interview with Jerry Fabris—Thomas Edison's Attic, WFMU
9 January 2007: Researching Cal Stewart, Part 1, interview with Jerry Fabris—Thomas Edison's Attic, WFMU
20 April 2006: Laura Sydell, Early Reenactment Captured Horror of 1906 Quake—Morning Edition, NPR