Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Each Morning of the World ~ Southeast Asia PhoNographic Mornings

Another 20 weeks has gone by, and another beautiful collection of PhoNographic Mornings is now complete.  Stéphane Marin continues to curate this library of sound for Sunday mornings, now six strong. But there’s a difference in this collection.  In earlier reviews, we’ve mentioned

Each Morning of the World ~ Southeast Asia PhoNographic Mornings

Another 20 weeks has gone by, and another beautiful collection of PhoNographic Mornings is now complete.  Stéphane Marin continues to curate this library of sound for Sunday mornings, now six strong. But there’s a difference in this collection.  In earlier reviews, we’ve mentioned

Manja Ristić ~ The Black Isle

“My childhood was deep blue and foamy,” writes Serbian composer Manja Ristić.  Her memories of Korčula Island are pristine.  As she recalls the town streets “positioned in the shape of a fish bone,” and the “natural air conditioning of the Adriatic

Manja Ristić ~ The Black Isle

“My childhood was deep blue and foamy,” writes Serbian composer Manja Ristić.  Her memories of Korčula Island are pristine.  As she recalls the town streets “positioned in the shape of a fish bone,” and the “natural air conditioning of the Adriatic

Ká ~ The Remaining Wrinkles (Zbývající vrásky)

Ká returns to the Bohemian Forest for The Remaining Wrinkles, although it’s not the same Bohemian Forest, in the same way as one never steps twice in the same river. There was once a proud forest here, but deforestation has stolen chunks of

Ká ~ The Remaining Wrinkles (Zbývající vrásky)

Ká returns to the Bohemian Forest for The Remaining Wrinkles, although it’s not the same Bohemian Forest, in the same way as one never steps twice in the same river. There was once a proud forest here, but deforestation has stolen chunks of

Mike Weis & Matt Christensen ~ Seven Different Places

Where do sounds come from, and more importantly, does it matter? These are two central questions in understanding Seven Different Places, a collection of nature-based field recordings with added ambience by Zelienople’s Mike Weis & Matt Christensen. Built around Weis’

Mike Weis & Matt Christensen ~ Seven Different Places

Where do sounds come from, and more importantly, does it matter? These are two central questions in understanding Seven Different Places, a collection of nature-based field recordings with added ambience by Zelienople’s Mike Weis & Matt Christensen. Built around Weis’

Jared Sagar ~ Tombland

The last time we encountered sound artist Jared Sagar, he was soundtracking the sea on a disc titled Holme. This time he’s brought his ears inland to a different sort of home: the Tombland district of Norwich in the U.K.  Wandering

Jared Sagar ~ Tombland

The last time we encountered sound artist Jared Sagar, he was soundtracking the sea on a disc titled Holme. This time he’s brought his ears inland to a different sort of home: the Tombland district of Norwich in the U.K.  Wandering

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part Two

We conclude our coverage of Kotä Records’ Spring Batch with three electronic releases and one field recording set.  But which is the future sound of Russia?  One thing’s for sure: the Moscow label has presented a plethora of choices. d.

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part Two

We conclude our coverage of Kotä Records’ Spring Batch with three electronic releases and one field recording set.  But which is the future sound of Russia?  One thing’s for sure: the Moscow label has presented a plethora of choices. d.

brb>voicecoil ~ reclaim

reclaim brings to mind two classic pop songs: Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” (1970) and Talking Heads’ “Nothing But Flowers” (1988).  In the first, “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”  In the second, “this used to be real

brb>voicecoil ~ reclaim

reclaim brings to mind two classic pop songs: Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” (1970) and Talking Heads’ “Nothing But Flowers” (1988).  In the first, “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”  In the second, “this used to be real