Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Andreas Usenbenz ~ Bells Breath

Ten bells, ten recordings, three tracks, one fine album.  We’ve been waiting on Bells Breath for quite some time, ever since the sleep version appeared on Klanggold last April.  This is the “parent” recording, available on clear vinyl.  And what a lovely

Andreas Usenbenz ~ Bells Breath

Ten bells, ten recordings, three tracks, one fine album.  We’ve been waiting on Bells Breath for quite some time, ever since the sleep version appeared on Klanggold last April.  This is the “parent” recording, available on clear vinyl.  And what a lovely

Matt Parker ~ The People’s Cloud (Original Soundtrack)

Senator Ted Stevens may have accomplished a lot as a politician, but he is best remembered for calling the internet “a series of tubes.”  Fast-forward to 2017, and our digital storage is now in “the cloud,” which has certainly caused

Matt Parker ~ The People’s Cloud (Original Soundtrack)

Senator Ted Stevens may have accomplished a lot as a politician, but he is best remembered for calling the internet “a series of tubes.”  Fast-forward to 2017, and our digital storage is now in “the cloud,” which has certainly caused

Dave Phillips ~ South Africa Recordings

South Africa Recordings is a big, generous release, a double-disc set with a 16-page booklet boasting some gorgeous nature photography.  It’s a treasure trove for field recording enthusiasts, especially those who prefer their field recordings to be untreated and unadorned.  Apart

Dave Phillips ~ South Africa Recordings

South Africa Recordings is a big, generous release, a double-disc set with a 16-page booklet boasting some gorgeous nature photography.  It’s a treasure trove for field recording enthusiasts, especially those who prefer their field recordings to be untreated and unadorned.  Apart

The Unfathomless Series: Five Elements Music and Stéphane Marin

The Unfathomless Series returns with another pair of fine releases, whose moods are polar opposites.  Five Elements Music‘s lokrum patterns draws the listener in, while Stéphane Marin’s Invisible(s) Archipelago(s) n°1 – Serendib rhythms contains sounds that many would choose to avoid. Croatia’s Lokrum Island is

The Unfathomless Series: Five Elements Music and Stéphane Marin

The Unfathomless Series returns with another pair of fine releases, whose moods are polar opposites.  Five Elements Music‘s lokrum patterns draws the listener in, while Stéphane Marin’s Invisible(s) Archipelago(s) n°1 – Serendib rhythms contains sounds that many would choose to avoid. Croatia’s Lokrum Island is

Kate Carr ~ endings

Kate Carr is a global sound student.  Her journeys, both physical and metaphorical, have opened her ears to the possibilities inherent in space-based sound: the ability to pinpoint a sound to a specific location, as well as the threads that

Kate Carr ~ endings

Kate Carr is a global sound student.  Her journeys, both physical and metaphorical, have opened her ears to the possibilities inherent in space-based sound: the ability to pinpoint a sound to a specific location, as well as the threads that

Flaming Pines ~ Tiny Portraits (Swedish Series)

Flaming Pines’ Tiny Portraits series has reached #16!  The latest batch is the Swedish series, and contains recordings from Tobias Hellkvist, Peter Olsén, Kate Carr and Dag Rosenqvist.  It’s the quietest batch to date, perfect for the post-holiday blur. The inspiration for the first

Flaming Pines ~ Tiny Portraits (Swedish Series)

Flaming Pines’ Tiny Portraits series has reached #16!  The latest batch is the Swedish series, and contains recordings from Tobias Hellkvist, Peter Olsén, Kate Carr and Dag Rosenqvist.  It’s the quietest batch to date, perfect for the post-holiday blur. The inspiration for the first

ACL 2016: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

Few people would guess that the Field Recording and Soundscape section of our site would also be its most timely and political.  And yet, as this year’s selections indicate, the genre is far more than nature recordings. While these continue

ACL 2016: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

Few people would guess that the Field Recording and Soundscape section of our site would also be its most timely and political.  And yet, as this year’s selections indicate, the genre is far more than nature recordings. While these continue