Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Txema González ~ Insularum

It’s rare that we encounter an album devoid of liner notes.  We assume the moniker of the Portuguese artist is a pseudonym, as Google lists Txema González as a cycling masseur who died in Seville a decade ago.  We feel on firmer

Txema González ~ Insularum

It’s rare that we encounter an album devoid of liner notes.  We assume the moniker of the Portuguese artist is a pseudonym, as Google lists Txema González as a cycling masseur who died in Seville a decade ago.  We feel on firmer

OMG! Amplify Just Released 55 More Albums & EPs.

Eight weeks ago, we covered the first batch of releases in the Amplify 2020 quarantine festival: an explosion of creativity featuring 125 albums and EPs to enjoy at home during the pandemic.  Since then, Amplify has released 55 more.  This

OMG! Amplify Just Released 55 More Albums & EPs.

Eight weeks ago, we covered the first batch of releases in the Amplify 2020 quarantine festival: an explosion of creativity featuring 125 albums and EPs to enjoy at home during the pandemic.  Since then, Amplify has released 55 more.  This

Abby Lee Tee ~ Imaginary Friends I & II / Cohabiting Species

Nature and the imagination have kept us going during the pandemic, and Abby Lee Tee offers a bit of each on two current releases.  It’s often difficult to tell where the field recordings end and the instrumentation begins, but when woven

Abby Lee Tee ~ Imaginary Friends I & II / Cohabiting Species

Nature and the imagination have kept us going during the pandemic, and Abby Lee Tee offers a bit of each on two current releases.  It’s often difficult to tell where the field recordings end and the instrumentation begins, but when woven

Each Morning of the World ~ East Asia PhoNographic Mornings

Another half-year has passed, and another series of soundscapes from Stéphane Marin‘s Each Morning of the World project is complete.  This year, the series has continued its slow, thoughtful trek around Asia, moving from the Southeast to the South to the East.

Each Morning of the World ~ East Asia PhoNographic Mornings

Another half-year has passed, and another series of soundscapes from Stéphane Marin‘s Each Morning of the World project is complete.  This year, the series has continued its slow, thoughtful trek around Asia, moving from the Southeast to the South to the East.

BJ Nilsen ~ Auditory Scenes Amsterdam

During the April pandemic days, BJ Nilsen adopted a new routine.  Every day, he would visit the nooks and crannies of Amsterdam to record the sounds of lockdown, producing a real-time historic reflection.  But when April ended, the pandemic continued.  As Nilsen

BJ Nilsen ~ Auditory Scenes Amsterdam

During the April pandemic days, BJ Nilsen adopted a new routine.  Every day, he would visit the nooks and crannies of Amsterdam to record the sounds of lockdown, producing a real-time historic reflection.  But when April ended, the pandemic continued.  As Nilsen

Touch: Isolation

The Touch: Isolation project is one of the best things to emerge from lockdown.  The project began as a means of providing income to furloughed musicians, but quickly developed into a real-time reflection on the COVID-19 crisis.  The first phase is now

Touch: Isolation

The Touch: Isolation project is one of the best things to emerge from lockdown.  The project began as a means of providing income to furloughed musicians, but quickly developed into a real-time reflection on the COVID-19 crisis.  The first phase is now

Coen Oscar Polack ~ Haarlemmerhout

One of the small joys of quarantine has been the daily legal walk.  In my area, this means heading north past deserted shops, south to the bay or east to a series of small parks.  Coen Oscar Polack‘s latest excursion

Coen Oscar Polack ~ Haarlemmerhout

One of the small joys of quarantine has been the daily legal walk.  In my area, this means heading north past deserted shops, south to the bay or east to a series of small parks.  Coen Oscar Polack‘s latest excursion

Cities and Memory ~ #StayHomeSounds (volume 1)

Be careful what you wish for!  We expressed interest in hearing sounds from around the world in this time of crisis, then we received hundreds of them from a single source.  If you’re interested in hearing what’s going on across

Cities and Memory ~ #StayHomeSounds (volume 1)

Be careful what you wish for!  We expressed interest in hearing sounds from around the world in this time of crisis, then we received hundreds of them from a single source.  If you’re interested in hearing what’s going on across