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The Vuvuzela’s Swan Song

The Vuvuzela’s Swan Song

The World Cup is over, taking with it our beloved vuvuzela coverage. And I can’t think of a more fitting final tribute than this: a collection of classic film scores, accompanied by the world’s most annoying instrument.

What Makes The Sound Of Vuvuzelas So Annoying?

What Makes The Sound Of Vuvuzelas So Annoying?

Love ’em or loathe ’em, the blaring plastic trumpets have become the hallmark of matches at the 2010 World Cup. We asked Trevor Cox, president of the UK Institute of Acoustics to explain their appeal – or otherwise