Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Nicholas Maloney ~ passage

The exciting word in the press release: hide.  Over the course of two seasons, Nicholas Maloney brought his equipment to the Port of Cork and the Marina Market Warehouse and Commercial Park, recording over a variety of times: day and night, crackling

Nicholas Maloney ~ passage

The exciting word in the press release: hide.  Over the course of two seasons, Nicholas Maloney brought his equipment to the Port of Cork and the Marina Market Warehouse and Commercial Park, recording over a variety of times: day and night, crackling

Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies ~ Gotthard Transect

Zurich’s Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies last appeared on our pages with Melting Landscapes, and will reappear early in September with Dammed Landscapes.  In the middle arrives the double-cassette Gotthard Transect, a sound study of the tunnel’s acoustic environment, captured at four distinct

Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies ~ Gotthard Transect

Zurich’s Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies last appeared on our pages with Melting Landscapes, and will reappear early in September with Dammed Landscapes.  In the middle arrives the double-cassette Gotthard Transect, a sound study of the tunnel’s acoustic environment, captured at four distinct

Leena Lee & Vania Fortuna ~ Niebla

Mexican artists Leena Lee and Vania Fortuna ask questions that place sound at the intersection of other media, sciences, and modes of expression, offering a delicate and intimate examination of ways in which the natural and the culturally conditioned felt and

Leena Lee & Vania Fortuna ~ Niebla

Mexican artists Leena Lee and Vania Fortuna ask questions that place sound at the intersection of other media, sciences, and modes of expression, offering a delicate and intimate examination of ways in which the natural and the culturally conditioned felt and

Ká ~ A Minstrel’s Beads

When recording Minstrel’s Beads, Ká realized that he had the completing portion of a trilogy.  Now in three Mays, we’ve reviewed a Ká album ~ In the Land of Lonesome Vicarages in 2020 and A Hidden River in 2021, stretching the arc of the pandemic

Ká ~ A Minstrel’s Beads

When recording Minstrel’s Beads, Ká realized that he had the completing portion of a trilogy.  Now in three Mays, we’ve reviewed a Ká album ~ In the Land of Lonesome Vicarages in 2020 and A Hidden River in 2021, stretching the arc of the pandemic

Daniela Fromberg & Stefan Roigk ~ Unfamiliar Home

We often ask when a house becomes a home, but seldom ask when a home becomes a house ~ or at least an unfamiliar home.  This disorienting shift can occur when the experience of living in one’s house grows uncomfortable.  Tensions

Daniela Fromberg & Stefan Roigk ~ Unfamiliar Home

We often ask when a house becomes a home, but seldom ask when a home becomes a house ~ or at least an unfamiliar home.  This disorienting shift can occur when the experience of living in one’s house grows uncomfortable.  Tensions

Markus Mehr ~ Pressure

It’s been five years since we’ve seen an album in a concrete box, the last being MYMK’s The Memory Fog.  But while that one had to be broken to access the tape within, this one can be opened to find the

Markus Mehr ~ Pressure

It’s been five years since we’ve seen an album in a concrete box, the last being MYMK’s The Memory Fog.  But while that one had to be broken to access the tape within, this one can be opened to find the

Pablo Diserens ~ dusk ——- dawn

Breaking the law, breaking the law!  Judas Priest has little to do with field recordings, but their 1980 hit comes to mind while listening to dusk——-dawn.  In the spring of 2021, a COVID curfew was imposed in Berlin, and Pablo Diserens snuck

Pablo Diserens ~ dusk ——- dawn

Breaking the law, breaking the law!  Judas Priest has little to do with field recordings, but their 1980 hit comes to mind while listening to dusk——-dawn.  In the spring of 2021, a COVID curfew was imposed in Berlin, and Pablo Diserens snuck

Vertical Music ~ Northern European Soundscapes

The third tape batch from Vertical Music covers the lands of Iceland, Finland and Norway.  With sounds both natural and manipulated, these artists seek to reflect not only the acoustics, but the feeling of the vast and vibrant north. The first of

Vertical Music ~ Northern European Soundscapes

The third tape batch from Vertical Music covers the lands of Iceland, Finland and Norway.  With sounds both natural and manipulated, these artists seek to reflect not only the acoustics, but the feeling of the vast and vibrant north. The first of