Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Sergio Armaroli & Alessandro Camnasio ~ Mahler (in/a) Cage | Casetta di Composizione

What did Gustav Mahler hear as he composed The Song of the Earth?  This inviting question is answered by Sergio Armaroli and Alessandro Camnasio on Mahler (in/a) Cage | Casetta di Composizione, whose title refers not to putting the composer in a cage,

Sergio Armaroli & Alessandro Camnasio ~ Mahler (in/a) Cage | Casetta di Composizione

What did Gustav Mahler hear as he composed The Song of the Earth?  This inviting question is answered by Sergio Armaroli and Alessandro Camnasio on Mahler (in/a) Cage | Casetta di Composizione, whose title refers not to putting the composer in a cage,

Various Artists ~ Soundlapse

The “golden year” for soundscapers has drawn to a close, and the results continue to be published.  During lockdown, field recording artists were able to capture environments in an unprecedented, nearly pristine fashion, immune from the intrusions of humanity.  The

Various Artists ~ Soundlapse

The “golden year” for soundscapers has drawn to a close, and the results continue to be published.  During lockdown, field recording artists were able to capture environments in an unprecedented, nearly pristine fashion, immune from the intrusions of humanity.  The

Francisco López ~ Hidden Island Music (untitled #398)

When can one tell that a field recordist is really into their craft?  When the artist visits for a performance and while waiting, wanders off into the surrounding area to record sounds for a new composition.  The island of Tenerife provides  Francisco

Francisco López ~ Hidden Island Music (untitled #398)

When can one tell that a field recordist is really into their craft?  When the artist visits for a performance and while waiting, wanders off into the surrounding area to record sounds for a new composition.  The island of Tenerife provides  Francisco

Various Artists ~ Fieldwave Vol. 1 & 2

As series editor Nick Luscombe noted in January 2020, an increasing number of composers have been incorporating field recordings into their productions, partially due to the convenience of cellphones.  The first volume of Fieldwave was published as a way to highlight such artists.

Various Artists ~ Fieldwave Vol. 1 & 2

As series editor Nick Luscombe noted in January 2020, an increasing number of composers have been incorporating field recordings into their productions, partially due to the convenience of cellphones.  The first volume of Fieldwave was published as a way to highlight such artists.

Leo Okagawa ~ Zapping (Station to Station)

The pandemic presented many opportunities for recording pristine sound ~ deserted streets, fewer airplanes, less noise pollution overall.  But like David Byrne in “Nothing But Flowers,” Leo Okagawa yearns for commerce and technology.  During lockdown, the metro stations were nearly empty of

Leo Okagawa ~ Zapping (Station to Station)

The pandemic presented many opportunities for recording pristine sound ~ deserted streets, fewer airplanes, less noise pollution overall.  But like David Byrne in “Nothing But Flowers,” Leo Okagawa yearns for commerce and technology.  During lockdown, the metro stations were nearly empty of

Cities and Memory ~ The Chimes

Send not to know for whom the bell tolls / It tolls for thee.  John Donne’s words echo through the years, bearing new associations for each generation.  The bells toll to tell the hour; they toll to gather people in;

Cities and Memory ~ The Chimes

Send not to know for whom the bell tolls / It tolls for thee.  John Donne’s words echo through the years, bearing new associations for each generation.  The bells toll to tell the hour; they toll to gather people in;

Philip Samartzis | Eugene Ughetti ~ Polar Force / Array

Polar Force and Array ~ the first release on vinyl, the second on CD with booklet ~ investigate the properties of Antarctic sound inside and outside Casey Base Station.  A wealth of field recordings were made on site by Philip Samartzis, and reflective

Philip Samartzis | Eugene Ughetti ~ Polar Force / Array

Polar Force and Array ~ the first release on vinyl, the second on CD with booklet ~ investigate the properties of Antarctic sound inside and outside Casey Base Station.  A wealth of field recordings were made on site by Philip Samartzis, and reflective

Philippe Neau ~ étang donné

When one has lived in one location for a stable amount of time, one begins to form attachments to particular places: a stretch of shore, a magnificent tree, a patch of perennials.  For Philippe Neau, a village pond is the object

Philippe Neau ~ étang donné

When one has lived in one location for a stable amount of time, one begins to form attachments to particular places: a stretch of shore, a magnificent tree, a patch of perennials.  For Philippe Neau, a village pond is the object