Paul McCartney and the quietest room in the world

Here are the sounds and conversations from this week that Kerri Miller thinks you shouldn’t miss:

Tom Weber’s tour of the quietest room in the world.

Paul McCartney is out with a new album of American standards like “Bye Bye Blackbird.” He spoke to Terri Gross on Fresh Air.


(Sir Paul McCartney performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images))

Here’s WCPN’s David C. Barnett on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees.

A boy profiled on the BBC who learned to speak 23 languages.

Stephanie Curtis, social media host