Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Bennemann, Blasco, Caeldries, Effenberg, Harding, Hoebreckx, Ivanova, Le Du & Watson ~ The Memory Room

The album begins with a tweet ~ what we might call a “classic” or “original” tweet, before the name was co-opted by humans.  This contrast is a metaphor for our relationship with the environment, underlining the danger of giving our

Bennemann, Blasco, Caeldries, Effenberg, Harding, Hoebreckx, Ivanova, Le Du & Watson ~ The Memory Room

The album begins with a tweet ~ what we might call a “classic” or “original” tweet, before the name was co-opted by humans.  This contrast is a metaphor for our relationship with the environment, underlining the danger of giving our

Jean-Philippe Gross ~ Curling

Curling is a real outlier.  On the surface, it seems to appeal to an extremely specialized audience: a cross-section of those who enjoy field recordings and those who enjoy curling.  And yet, I was unfamiliar with the latter before hearing the

Jean-Philippe Gross ~ Curling

Curling is a real outlier.  On the surface, it seems to appeal to an extremely specialized audience: a cross-section of those who enjoy field recordings and those who enjoy curling.  And yet, I was unfamiliar with the latter before hearing the

Mark Fisher & Justin Barton ~ On Vanishing Land

“A summer warmth has broken through in spring”, as two men take a daylong walk along East England’s Suffolk coastline, from Felixstowe container terminal – “a nerve ganglion of capitalism”, past the Bawdsey Manor radar base – “a place of

Mark Fisher & Justin Barton ~ On Vanishing Land

“A summer warmth has broken through in spring”, as two men take a daylong walk along East England’s Suffolk coastline, from Felixstowe container terminal – “a nerve ganglion of capitalism”, past the Bawdsey Manor radar base – “a place of

V/A ~ Seconde Nature – Nature & Renaturation

In the digital age, we rarely stumble across a sonic surprise in a physical package, but when we do the delight is palpable.  This is the case with Seconde Nature, which comes from the same source as the mesmerizing Acoustic Cameras.  The

V/A ~ Seconde Nature – Nature & Renaturation

In the digital age, we rarely stumble across a sonic surprise in a physical package, but when we do the delight is palpable.  This is the case with Seconde Nature, which comes from the same source as the mesmerizing Acoustic Cameras.  The

Lucas Norer ~ Disposition

Disposition is a political work that seeks to depoliticize, an abstract work that seeks to upend old associations. Available as a softcover book with USB card, the album castigates the co-opting of the Kufstein Heroes’ Organ while celebrating its tonality.  Essays

Lucas Norer ~ Disposition

Disposition is a political work that seeks to depoliticize, an abstract work that seeks to upend old associations. Available as a softcover book with USB card, the album castigates the co-opting of the Kufstein Heroes’ Organ while celebrating its tonality.  Essays

Banks Bailey ~ Mountains and Waters / René Aquarius ~ Woodland Sigil

Two new Unfathomless releases bring listeners to the deep forest, where mysteries beckon and surprises lie around every corner.  Each CD opens windows to the past by presenting the sounds that might have been heard in prior centuries. Mountains and

Banks Bailey ~ Mountains and Waters / René Aquarius ~ Woodland Sigil

Two new Unfathomless releases bring listeners to the deep forest, where mysteries beckon and surprises lie around every corner.  Each CD opens windows to the past by presenting the sounds that might have been heard in prior centuries. Mountains and

moltamole ~ ° and so we heard them melt

When it comes to confronting climate change, Copenhagen’s moltamole goes all in.  After writing a thesis paper about the aural aspects of the subject, she traveled to various locations in Greenland and Iceland to record the sound of melting glaciers.  ° and

moltamole ~ ° and so we heard them melt

When it comes to confronting climate change, Copenhagen’s moltamole goes all in.  After writing a thesis paper about the aural aspects of the subject, she traveled to various locations in Greenland and Iceland to record the sound of melting glaciers.  ° and