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Machinefabriek ~ Stillness Soundtracks II

When we talk about movie sequels, the consensus is that few are as good as the original.  Here’s one that is: Esther Kokmeijer’s Stillness – Brash Ice, Pack Ice, Growlers, Bergy Bits and Icebergs.  This stunning film is a marvel of cinematography,

Machinefabriek ~ Stillness Soundtracks II

When we talk about movie sequels, the consensus is that few are as good as the original.  Here’s one that is: Esther Kokmeijer’s Stillness – Brash Ice, Pack Ice, Growlers, Bergy Bits and Icebergs.  This stunning film is a marvel of cinematography,

Francesco Ameglio & Studio 23.56 ~ Sinfonica Meccanica

Working at the SØVN label must be an awful lot of fun.  Over the past couple years they’ve hidden their music in foam sheets, cork, Legos, wood, concrete, wire mesh and a map.  Now they’ve teamed up with Studio 23.56

Francesco Ameglio & Studio 23.56 ~ Sinfonica Meccanica

Working at the SØVN label must be an awful lot of fun.  Over the past couple years they’ve hidden their music in foam sheets, cork, Legos, wood, concrete, wire mesh and a map.  Now they’ve teamed up with Studio 23.56

Jochen Tiberius Koch ~ Astoria

Astoria is the second concept album in as many years from Jochen Tiberius Koch, whose last album was a reflection on Walden.  The new subject is the Astoria Hotel, once a crown jewel of Leipzig architecture and hospitality.  While tracing the history

Jochen Tiberius Koch ~ Astoria

Astoria is the second concept album in as many years from Jochen Tiberius Koch, whose last album was a reflection on Walden.  The new subject is the Astoria Hotel, once a crown jewel of Leipzig architecture and hospitality.  While tracing the history

Oval ~ Exsploio/Scis

Depending on how one views time, Markus Popp has either been recording for 30 years or has just begun his fourth decade in music.  Both are accurate.  But where most artists are in decline by this point, falling back on the

Oval ~ Exsploio/Scis

Depending on how one views time, Markus Popp has either been recording for 30 years or has just begun his fourth decade in music.  Both are accurate.  But where most artists are in decline by this point, falling back on the

Tim Ingold & Carmen Pardo & Mikel R. Nieto ~ A soft hiss of this world

Four years ago, Mikel R. Nieto released Dark Sound, a black book with black type and a black CD that served as a meditation on noise.  A soft hiss of this world is the yin to its yang, a white book with white type

Tim Ingold & Carmen Pardo & Mikel R. Nieto ~ A soft hiss of this world

Four years ago, Mikel R. Nieto released Dark Sound, a black book with black type and a black CD that served as a meditation on noise.  A soft hiss of this world is the yin to its yang, a white book with white type

Garret Harkawik ~ Doom Vibrations

Doom Vibrations is a contradiction in terms: an ambient score to a documentary about intrusive ambient sound.  The 25-minute film was originally titled The Hum: The Unexplained Noise 2 Percent of People Can Hear and was posted by The Atlantic, who followed the

Garret Harkawik ~ Doom Vibrations

Doom Vibrations is a contradiction in terms: an ambient score to a documentary about intrusive ambient sound.  The 25-minute film was originally titled The Hum: The Unexplained Noise 2 Percent of People Can Hear and was posted by The Atlantic, who followed the

Rose Ferraby & Rob St. John ~ Soundmarks

Soundmarks is an immersive multi-media project that exemplifies the name and nature of our site: a closer listen.  The project includes a sound work in two forms, an art trail, a podcast, a book, a blog, a short film and an installation.

Rose Ferraby & Rob St. John ~ Soundmarks

Soundmarks is an immersive multi-media project that exemplifies the name and nature of our site: a closer listen.  The project includes a sound work in two forms, an art trail, a podcast, a book, a blog, a short film and an installation.