Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Michael Lightborne ~ Sounds of the Projection Box

What a great record.  And thank God it’s vinyl, because this is the only way to hear Sounds of the Projection Box, which is at once an homage to antiquated technology, a requiem for days gone by and a reflection of

Michael Lightborne ~ Sounds of the Projection Box

What a great record.  And thank God it’s vinyl, because this is the only way to hear Sounds of the Projection Box, which is at once an homage to antiquated technology, a requiem for days gone by and a reflection of

Chris Watson ~ Locations, Processed

The cover and series name shout “Moog!”  Yet the sound is what we’ve come to expect from Chris Watson: field recordings treated with love.  The fact that the chapters were filtered through the Moog Sound Lab’s System 55 seems incidental, but

Chris Watson ~ Locations, Processed

The cover and series name shout “Moog!”  Yet the sound is what we’ve come to expect from Chris Watson: field recordings treated with love.  The fact that the chapters were filtered through the Moog Sound Lab’s System 55 seems incidental, but

Michael Lawrence ~ 60 Minute Cities – Philadelphia

What a great concept for an ongoing series!  Bivouac Recording’s 60 Minute Cities is already on its 33rd installment, and the project is but one of three on the site (the others being Social Tapes and Growing Up With Shanghai).  The latest installment comes from Michael

Michael Lawrence ~ 60 Minute Cities – Philadelphia

What a great concept for an ongoing series!  Bivouac Recording’s 60 Minute Cities is already on its 33rd installment, and the project is but one of three on the site (the others being Social Tapes and Growing Up With Shanghai).  The latest installment comes from Michael

Sergey Pakhomov ~ County Town Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm is a symphony of sound, with distinct movements marked by restraint and bombast.  Some last for minutes, others hours.  The storm that Sergey Pakhomov captured on July 1 in Elektrostal, Russia is particularly dramatic, with all of the elements one

Sergey Pakhomov ~ County Town Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm is a symphony of sound, with distinct movements marked by restraint and bombast.  Some last for minutes, others hours.  The storm that Sergey Pakhomov captured on July 1 in Elektrostal, Russia is particularly dramatic, with all of the elements one

Tiny Portraits ~ Industrial Set

A quick disclaimer for fans of German industrial DJ sets ~ don’t be fooled by the title!  This is a set of four field recording EPs, each recorded at an industrial site.  Feel free to play them concurrently with your

Tiny Portraits ~ Industrial Set

A quick disclaimer for fans of German industrial DJ sets ~ don’t be fooled by the title!  This is a set of four field recording EPs, each recorded at an industrial site.  Feel free to play them concurrently with your

Fabio Orsi | Alessandra Guttagliere ~ Giardino Forico n° 1 – Napoli

When describing a location, some people choose the literal and others the figurative.  Giardino Forico n° 1 – Napoli is a multi-media attempt to paint an impression of Naples that goes far beyond the physical, hovering instead on the edge of the

Fabio Orsi | Alessandra Guttagliere ~ Giardino Forico n° 1 – Napoli

When describing a location, some people choose the literal and others the figurative.  Giardino Forico n° 1 – Napoli is a multi-media attempt to paint an impression of Naples that goes far beyond the physical, hovering instead on the edge of the

Vacuamoenia ~ Panphonia

Seeing, goes the theory, necessarily modifies what is being seen. That’s not even considering the effects of perspective, which is to say the mental articulation of meanings and associations in a particular language about whatever’s under observation. If field recording

Vacuamoenia ~ Panphonia

Seeing, goes the theory, necessarily modifies what is being seen. That’s not even considering the effects of perspective, which is to say the mental articulation of meanings and associations in a particular language about whatever’s under observation. If field recording