Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

BJ Nilsen ~ Pending

BJ Nilsen‘s Pending is not only one of the year’s best releases, but a document of historic import.  The current crisis has provided an unprecedented opportunity for field recording artists: to go out and capture the sound of a changed world.  Humans

BJ Nilsen ~ Pending

BJ Nilsen‘s Pending is not only one of the year’s best releases, but a document of historic import.  The current crisis has provided an unprecedented opportunity for field recording artists: to go out and capture the sound of a changed world.  Humans

Toni Dimitrov ~ Bucharest Sketches

There’s no substitute for a good rainstorm, and Toni Dimitrov catches a beauty.  The segment forms a major part of Bucharest Sketches, a tapestry teeming with life.  The soundscape serves as a warm advertisement for Romania, and marks the return of Green

Toni Dimitrov ~ Bucharest Sketches

There’s no substitute for a good rainstorm, and Toni Dimitrov catches a beauty.  The segment forms a major part of Bucharest Sketches, a tapestry teeming with life.  The soundscape serves as a warm advertisement for Romania, and marks the return of Green

Saga Aava ~ Darkness

“I want to get my life back,” repeats an anonymous narrator on “۷.Sju,” the concluding track of Brooklyn artist Saga Aava‘s debut EP.  The sentiment is echoed around the world.  As we remain in a holding pattern, we fall prey to

Saga Aava ~ Darkness

“I want to get my life back,” repeats an anonymous narrator on “۷.Sju,” the concluding track of Brooklyn artist Saga Aava‘s debut EP.  The sentiment is echoed around the world.  As we remain in a holding pattern, we fall prey to

Cites and Memory ~ Sounds for Lifting Hearts

The Cities and Memory label has been quiet this year, but they’ve returned with a timely gift.  Having scoured their massive archive of sounds, they present Sounds for Lifting Hearts, a collection of cheerful selections that can be put to good use right

Cites and Memory ~ Sounds for Lifting Hearts

The Cities and Memory label has been quiet this year, but they’ve returned with a timely gift.  Having scoured their massive archive of sounds, they present Sounds for Lifting Hearts, a collection of cheerful selections that can be put to good use right

Martina Testen and Simon Šerc ~ Biodukt

During this global crisis, we need reminders of the great eternal.  Biodukt is an intensely soothing release, a day spent in the forest from sunrise to sunset, shared in the space of exactly one hour.  The five track titles ~ Sunrise, Morning,

Martina Testen and Simon Šerc ~ Biodukt

During this global crisis, we need reminders of the great eternal.  Biodukt is an intensely soothing release, a day spent in the forest from sunrise to sunset, shared in the space of exactly one hour.  The five track titles ~ Sunrise, Morning,

Thibault Jehanne ~ Farol

Thibault Jehanne shapes sound like builders shape metal. Farol may be a tribute to Lisbon’s 25 April bridge, but its reverberations seem otherworldly and unknown.  After hearing the recording, we’re not sure we’d want to drive across the bridge; it seems desperately

Thibault Jehanne ~ Farol

Thibault Jehanne shapes sound like builders shape metal. Farol may be a tribute to Lisbon’s 25 April bridge, but its reverberations seem otherworldly and unknown.  After hearing the recording, we’re not sure we’d want to drive across the bridge; it seems desperately

Pablo Diserens ~ on australian shores: listening to birds, insects and molluscs

Pablo Diserens was either in the right place at the right time, or just before the incredibly wrong time.  Only three months ago, he was walking the Australian shores, recording the sounds of the local wildlife.  The bushfires had already begun,

Pablo Diserens ~ on australian shores: listening to birds, insects and molluscs

Pablo Diserens was either in the right place at the right time, or just before the incredibly wrong time.  Only three months ago, he was walking the Australian shores, recording the sounds of the local wildlife.  The bushfires had already begun,