Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Felicity Mangan ~ Train Tracks Recorded And Edited By Felicity Mangan

The sound of trains is especially soothing, so much so that decades ago one could find a multitude of LPs devoted to their tones.  Trains have changed much since then ~ some may say they have lost their charm ~

Felicity Mangan ~ Train Tracks Recorded And Edited By Felicity Mangan

The sound of trains is especially soothing, so much so that decades ago one could find a multitude of LPs devoted to their tones.  Trains have changed much since then ~ some may say they have lost their charm ~

Diane Barbé ~ a conference of critters

The jungle exerts a strange pull: something about the density and variety of life in tropical rain forests has captured the human artistic imagination throughout recorded history (and likely before). Arguably, sound is the perfect medium with which to capture

Diane Barbé ~ a conference of critters

The jungle exerts a strange pull: something about the density and variety of life in tropical rain forests has captured the human artistic imagination throughout recorded history (and likely before). Arguably, sound is the perfect medium with which to capture

R. Weis ~ Cempazúchitl (Party with the Dead)

Last year’s Día de los Muertos street celebration is now this year’s hit Day of the Dead release.  Recorded in Oaxaca de Juárez, México by R. Weis exactly a year ago today, Cempazúchitl is fun, exuberant, and like the holiday yet despite

R. Weis ~ Cempazúchitl (Party with the Dead)

Last year’s Día de los Muertos street celebration is now this year’s hit Day of the Dead release.  Recorded in Oaxaca de Juárez, México by R. Weis exactly a year ago today, Cempazúchitl is fun, exuberant, and like the holiday yet despite

Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies ~ Melting Landscapes / Dammed Landscapes / Buried Landscapes (Bodies of Water Trilogy)

A famous saying goes, “One waits forever for a taxi, then two arrive at once.”  Melting Landscapes was released in 2018, and in 2022 Dammed Landscapes and Buried Landscapes have followed only a month apart.  For those who waited to make a purchase,

Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies ~ Melting Landscapes / Dammed Landscapes / Buried Landscapes (Bodies of Water Trilogy)

A famous saying goes, “One waits forever for a taxi, then two arrive at once.”  Melting Landscapes was released in 2018, and in 2022 Dammed Landscapes and Buried Landscapes have followed only a month apart.  For those who waited to make a purchase,

London Sound Survey ~ From Dusk Till Dawn

Isolated from sight, smell, or touch, is there music in the sound of a place? Field recordings attempt to do with sound what many photographers do with sight: to capture a time, process, or place as it is. Although this

London Sound Survey ~ From Dusk Till Dawn

Isolated from sight, smell, or touch, is there music in the sound of a place? Field recordings attempt to do with sound what many photographers do with sight: to capture a time, process, or place as it is. Although this

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay ~ Withering Field

How do we manage  the process of loss and alienation when looking from the perspective of the soon to be lost? What kind of empathy should we develop as listeners towards an effaced, or soon to be effaced, habitat? What

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay ~ Withering Field

How do we manage  the process of loss and alienation when looking from the perspective of the soon to be lost? What kind of empathy should we develop as listeners towards an effaced, or soon to be effaced, habitat? What

Alexandra Spence ~ a veil, the sea

a veil, the sea is Alexandra Spence‘s second sea-themed release of the summer, arriving on the heels of Blue waves, Green waves on Room40.  Her Mappa album retains the drone-like fascinations of the prior work while increasing the amount of field recordings.  From the

Alexandra Spence ~ a veil, the sea

a veil, the sea is Alexandra Spence‘s second sea-themed release of the summer, arriving on the heels of Blue waves, Green waves on Room40.  Her Mappa album retains the drone-like fascinations of the prior work while increasing the amount of field recordings.  From the

Various Artists ~ Sounds of Absence

In the coming years, sonologists will continue to be grateful for the work of field recording artists during the pandemic.  Guided by curiosity, working for the most part without pay, such artists captured aural time capsules: innumerable hours of raw

Various Artists ~ Sounds of Absence

In the coming years, sonologists will continue to be grateful for the work of field recording artists during the pandemic.  Guided by curiosity, working for the most part without pay, such artists captured aural time capsules: innumerable hours of raw