Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Jared Sagar ~ Tombland

The last time we encountered sound artist Jared Sagar, he was soundtracking the sea on a disc titled Holme. This time he’s brought his ears inland to a different sort of home: the Tombland district of Norwich in the U.K.  Wandering

Jared Sagar ~ Tombland

The last time we encountered sound artist Jared Sagar, he was soundtracking the sea on a disc titled Holme. This time he’s brought his ears inland to a different sort of home: the Tombland district of Norwich in the U.K.  Wandering

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part Two

We conclude our coverage of Kotä Records’ Spring Batch with three electronic releases and one field recording set.  But which is the future sound of Russia?  One thing’s for sure: the Moscow label has presented a plethora of choices. d.

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part Two

We conclude our coverage of Kotä Records’ Spring Batch with three electronic releases and one field recording set.  But which is the future sound of Russia?  One thing’s for sure: the Moscow label has presented a plethora of choices. d.

brb>voicecoil ~ reclaim

reclaim brings to mind two classic pop songs: Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” (1970) and Talking Heads’ “Nothing But Flowers” (1988).  In the first, “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”  In the second, “this used to be real

brb>voicecoil ~ reclaim

reclaim brings to mind two classic pop songs: Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” (1970) and Talking Heads’ “Nothing But Flowers” (1988).  In the first, “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”  In the second, “this used to be real

David Rothenberg ~ Nightingale Cities / Nightingales in Berlin

David Rothenberg is a musician with a calling: to hear, appreciate, and participate in the music of the animal kingdom.  A triptych of books on whale music, bird music and bug music has cemented his reputation.  In 2019 he returns

David Rothenberg ~ Nightingale Cities / Nightingales in Berlin

David Rothenberg is a musician with a calling: to hear, appreciate, and participate in the music of the animal kingdom.  A triptych of books on whale music, bird music and bug music has cemented his reputation.  In 2019 he returns

Ludwig Berger ~ Cuyo

Fresh from the success of last year’s Melting Landscapes, Ludwig Berger has had an extremely active 2019, starting a new label while releasing three recordings of his own.  Cuyo is the one that won our hearts.  A few years back it won Miso Music’s

Ludwig Berger ~ Cuyo

Fresh from the success of last year’s Melting Landscapes, Ludwig Berger has had an extremely active 2019, starting a new label while releasing three recordings of his own.  Cuyo is the one that won our hearts.  A few years back it won Miso Music’s

Willem Sannen ~ Plots

In Dutch, plots means “suddenly or unexpectedly.”  Willem Sannen‘s album of the same name seeks to “celebrate the passing of time” through specific sounds, some whose meanings are obvious and others whose relevance is obscured. Take a moment to consider what the

Willem Sannen ~ Plots

In Dutch, plots means “suddenly or unexpectedly.”  Willem Sannen‘s album of the same name seeks to “celebrate the passing of time” through specific sounds, some whose meanings are obvious and others whose relevance is obscured. Take a moment to consider what the

Audio Obscura ~ Gathering Silence

We love the idea of a field recordist wandering around the countryside, recording the sounds of old and long-abandoned churches.  The album begins with a haiku from Ian Joyce: Microphone in hand, I sit inside the old church, Gathering silence.

Audio Obscura ~ Gathering Silence

We love the idea of a field recordist wandering around the countryside, recording the sounds of old and long-abandoned churches.  The album begins with a haiku from Ian Joyce: Microphone in hand, I sit inside the old church, Gathering silence.