Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Dominic Razlaff ~ Unterwegs

Oh, the gentle glories of the spring walk!  On the new (free) Impulsive Habitat release Unterwegs, Dominic Razlaff leads us through the neighboring woods and nature reserve of Braunschweig, Germany, where he makes his home. During the pandemic, more people than ever have

Dominic Razlaff ~ Unterwegs

Oh, the gentle glories of the spring walk!  On the new (free) Impulsive Habitat release Unterwegs, Dominic Razlaff leads us through the neighboring woods and nature reserve of Braunschweig, Germany, where he makes his home. During the pandemic, more people than ever have

Premiere: Robert Curgenven ~ The Boatman’s Shadow [video]

A Closer Listen is honored to premiere Robert Curgenven‘s “The Boatman’s Shadow.” This film by Alex Eve was originally produced in 2006 on the occasion of Curgenven’s performance of “Wisla Reorientations” for 24Hr Art  in Darwin, Australia. Quarantine spent on

Premiere: Robert Curgenven ~ The Boatman’s Shadow [video]

A Closer Listen is honored to premiere Robert Curgenven‘s “The Boatman’s Shadow.” This film by Alex Eve was originally produced in 2006 on the occasion of Curgenven’s performance of “Wisla Reorientations” for 24Hr Art  in Darwin, Australia. Quarantine spent on

Luís Antero ~ 1881

Luís Antero‘s 1881 is a walk into history, a celebration of exploration and a testament to the people of Portugal.  In 1881, 42 intrepid adventurers left Lisbon to brave the mysterious mountains of Serra da Estrela.  While the expedition was arduous, there

Luís Antero ~ 1881

Luís Antero‘s 1881 is a walk into history, a celebration of exploration and a testament to the people of Portugal.  In 1881, 42 intrepid adventurers left Lisbon to brave the mysterious mountains of Serra da Estrela.  While the expedition was arduous, there

Tommy Perman & Friends ~ Positive Interactions

The title says it all:  Positive Interactions.  The tagline:  “an album made from happy sounds in exchange for a happy message.”  The entire project is a declaration of faith in humanity, just when we need it most.  The project is

Tommy Perman & Friends ~ Positive Interactions

The title says it all:  Positive Interactions.  The tagline:  “an album made from happy sounds in exchange for a happy message.”  The entire project is a declaration of faith in humanity, just when we need it most.  The project is

Philip Sulidae ~ Vandemonian Verplaatsing / Simon Whetham ~ Dry

Two new recordings from Unfathomless approach field recordings from different angles.  One is location based, the other theme based.  Together they form an intricate lattice of sound. Vandemonian Verplaatsing (the latter word meaning displacement) collects recordings made in Hobart, Tasmania over a

Philip Sulidae ~ Vandemonian Verplaatsing / Simon Whetham ~ Dry

Two new recordings from Unfathomless approach field recordings from different angles.  One is location based, the other theme based.  Together they form an intricate lattice of sound. Vandemonian Verplaatsing (the latter word meaning displacement) collects recordings made in Hobart, Tasmania over a

Ai Yamamoto ~ Pan De Sonic ~ Iso / Monster Hurricane Wihajster ~ U nas dobrze, choć trochę strzyka w kolanach

Two new recordings turn the sounds of domestic lockdown into music.  One album is percussive and electronic, the other improvisational and intimate. Together they demonstrate the creativity of artists who are unable to perform in concert halls yet find music

Ai Yamamoto ~ Pan De Sonic ~ Iso / Monster Hurricane Wihajster ~ U nas dobrze, choć trochę strzyka w kolanach

Two new recordings turn the sounds of domestic lockdown into music.  One album is percussive and electronic, the other improvisational and intimate. Together they demonstrate the creativity of artists who are unable to perform in concert halls yet find music

Andrew Littlejohn ~ Shizugawa

This resonant recording scores the aftermath of one disaster, but by extension speaks to those caught in the midst of another.  Recorded in the flattened town of Shizugawa following the devastating tsunami of March 2011, Andrew Littlejohn‘s study traces what was

Andrew Littlejohn ~ Shizugawa

This resonant recording scores the aftermath of one disaster, but by extension speaks to those caught in the midst of another.  Recorded in the flattened town of Shizugawa following the devastating tsunami of March 2011, Andrew Littlejohn‘s study traces what was

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

In 2020, the global soundscape changed quicker and more significantly than it had at any point in history. The work of field recording artists was given added significance, as they documented sounds that had never been heard before, had not

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

In 2020, the global soundscape changed quicker and more significantly than it had at any point in history. The work of field recording artists was given added significance, as they documented sounds that had never been heard before, had not