Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Anne Guthrie ~ Brass Orchids

Brass Orchids is a dense and unusual album, whose outer darkness disguises an inner light.  On the surface, it’s a set filled with field recordings, drones and danger.  Below the surface is Anne Guthrie‘s ancestry, apparent in piano pieces from the artist’s

Anne Guthrie ~ Brass Orchids

Brass Orchids is a dense and unusual album, whose outer darkness disguises an inner light.  On the surface, it’s a set filled with field recordings, drones and danger.  Below the surface is Anne Guthrie‘s ancestry, apparent in piano pieces from the artist’s

Philip Sulidae ~ Ramshead / Yiorgis Sakellariou ~ In Aulis

Brussels’ Unfathomless label continues to go from strength to strength with a pair of particularly strong releases.  Philip Sulidae heads into the bushland of Australia, while Yiorgis Sakellariou ventures off to the Temple of Artemis.  As one might expect from these settings, their

Philip Sulidae ~ Ramshead / Yiorgis Sakellariou ~ In Aulis

Brussels’ Unfathomless label continues to go from strength to strength with a pair of particularly strong releases.  Philip Sulidae heads into the bushland of Australia, while Yiorgis Sakellariou ventures off to the Temple of Artemis.  As one might expect from these settings, their

V/A ~ Soundmaps for the Dreamer II

Soundmaps for the Dreamer II doubles the length of its predecessor, and is a gold mine of sound: a 37-track collection featuring four hours of field recordings and soundscapes from around the globe.  The variety is high, the quality even higher.  The

V/A ~ Soundmaps for the Dreamer II

Soundmaps for the Dreamer II doubles the length of its predecessor, and is a gold mine of sound: a 37-track collection featuring four hours of field recordings and soundscapes from around the globe.  The variety is high, the quality even higher.  The

Lucas Norer ~ Portbou

What a difference time can make.  In 1940, Portbou (Spain) was a crossing point for refugees fleeing the Nazis, traveling from Marseilles to Lisbon.  A sound-funneling monument now stands there in honor of Walter Benjamin, who after being discovered by

Lucas Norer ~ Portbou

What a difference time can make.  In 1940, Portbou (Spain) was a crossing point for refugees fleeing the Nazis, traveling from Marseilles to Lisbon.  A sound-funneling monument now stands there in honor of Walter Benjamin, who after being discovered by

Joshua Bonnetta ~ Low Islands / Videobasic ~ To our good friends in the Western Alps

Italy’s Canti Magnetici label gets into the spirit of winter with a pair of cold cabin tapes.  The first leaves the safety of the cabin to travel into the storm; the second stays inside and makes a pleasant racket. Joshua

Joshua Bonnetta ~ Low Islands / Videobasic ~ To our good friends in the Western Alps

Italy’s Canti Magnetici label gets into the spirit of winter with a pair of cold cabin tapes.  The first leaves the safety of the cabin to travel into the storm; the second stays inside and makes a pleasant racket. Joshua

Nicolas Montgermont ~ Radioscapes

Imagine if radio waves looked like tree rings, visible in concentric circles of white, black and grey.  This is the appearance of Radioscapes, the new picture disc vinyl from Nicolas Montgermont and Art Kill Art.  The usual markers are obscured; one cannot hold

Nicolas Montgermont ~ Radioscapes

Imagine if radio waves looked like tree rings, visible in concentric circles of white, black and grey.  This is the appearance of Radioscapes, the new picture disc vinyl from Nicolas Montgermont and Art Kill Art.  The usual markers are obscured; one cannot hold

Ká ~ Friendly Greetings from Pre​-​War Bohemia (Přátelské pozdravy z předválečných Čech)

A new year begins with questions, wishes and hope.  Will there be peace on earth?  Will the world turn back from the precipice?  At the very least, will this year be better than the last?  Searching, if not for answers,

Ká ~ Friendly Greetings from Pre​-​War Bohemia (Přátelské pozdravy z předválečných Čech)

A new year begins with questions, wishes and hope.  Will there be peace on earth?  Will the world turn back from the precipice?  At the very least, will this year be better than the last?  Searching, if not for answers,