Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Philip Samartzis & Daniela d’Arielli ~ A Futurist’s Cookbook

Noodles, noodles, such wonderful noodles!  I am getting hungry just looking at Daniela d’Arielli‘s photos, which cover the adventure from field to factory.  And these noodles are not even cooked yet!  There’s a purity in the process when seen from the

Philip Samartzis & Daniela d’Arielli ~ A Futurist’s Cookbook

Noodles, noodles, such wonderful noodles!  I am getting hungry just looking at Daniela d’Arielli‘s photos, which cover the adventure from field to factory.  And these noodles are not even cooked yet!  There’s a purity in the process when seen from the

Various Artists ~ Each Morning of the World

Easter Sunday is a holy day with a rare quality, often undiscussed: on this day, millions of people wake up earlier than usual, head outside to worship, and there encounter the sounds of the morning.  Over the past year, Stéphane Marin

Various Artists ~ Each Morning of the World

Easter Sunday is a holy day with a rare quality, often undiscussed: on this day, millions of people wake up earlier than usual, head outside to worship, and there encounter the sounds of the morning.  Over the past year, Stéphane Marin

Anne Guthrie ~ Brass Orchids

Brass Orchids is a dense and unusual album, whose outer darkness disguises an inner light.  On the surface, it’s a set filled with field recordings, drones and danger.  Below the surface is Anne Guthrie‘s ancestry, apparent in piano pieces from the artist’s

Anne Guthrie ~ Brass Orchids

Brass Orchids is a dense and unusual album, whose outer darkness disguises an inner light.  On the surface, it’s a set filled with field recordings, drones and danger.  Below the surface is Anne Guthrie‘s ancestry, apparent in piano pieces from the artist’s

Philip Sulidae ~ Ramshead / Yiorgis Sakellariou ~ In Aulis

Brussels’ Unfathomless label continues to go from strength to strength with a pair of particularly strong releases.  Philip Sulidae heads into the bushland of Australia, while Yiorgis Sakellariou ventures off to the Temple of Artemis.  As one might expect from these settings, their

Philip Sulidae ~ Ramshead / Yiorgis Sakellariou ~ In Aulis

Brussels’ Unfathomless label continues to go from strength to strength with a pair of particularly strong releases.  Philip Sulidae heads into the bushland of Australia, while Yiorgis Sakellariou ventures off to the Temple of Artemis.  As one might expect from these settings, their

V/A ~ Soundmaps for the Dreamer II

Soundmaps for the Dreamer II doubles the length of its predecessor, and is a gold mine of sound: a 37-track collection featuring four hours of field recordings and soundscapes from around the globe.  The variety is high, the quality even higher.  The

V/A ~ Soundmaps for the Dreamer II

Soundmaps for the Dreamer II doubles the length of its predecessor, and is a gold mine of sound: a 37-track collection featuring four hours of field recordings and soundscapes from around the globe.  The variety is high, the quality even higher.  The

Lucas Norer ~ Portbou

What a difference time can make.  In 1940, Portbou (Spain) was a crossing point for refugees fleeing the Nazis, traveling from Marseilles to Lisbon.  A sound-funneling monument now stands there in honor of Walter Benjamin, who after being discovered by

Lucas Norer ~ Portbou

What a difference time can make.  In 1940, Portbou (Spain) was a crossing point for refugees fleeing the Nazis, traveling from Marseilles to Lisbon.  A sound-funneling monument now stands there in honor of Walter Benjamin, who after being discovered by

Joshua Bonnetta ~ Low Islands / Videobasic ~ To our good friends in the Western Alps

Italy’s Canti Magnetici label gets into the spirit of winter with a pair of cold cabin tapes.  The first leaves the safety of the cabin to travel into the storm; the second stays inside and makes a pleasant racket. Joshua

Joshua Bonnetta ~ Low Islands / Videobasic ~ To our good friends in the Western Alps

Italy’s Canti Magnetici label gets into the spirit of winter with a pair of cold cabin tapes.  The first leaves the safety of the cabin to travel into the storm; the second stays inside and makes a pleasant racket. Joshua