Category Archives: Field Recording & Soundscape

Amplify 2020: quarantine festival

No live festivals this summer?  No problem ~ Amplify 2020 brings the festival to you!  This ongoing quarantine project is already up to an amazing 130 releases, which means there’s no way we can give it a closer listen ~ just like a live

Amplify 2020: quarantine festival

No live festivals this summer?  No problem ~ Amplify 2020 brings the festival to you!  This ongoing quarantine project is already up to an amazing 130 releases, which means there’s no way we can give it a closer listen ~ just like a live

Ká ~ In the Land of Lonesome Vicarages (V kraji opuštěných far)

How would you like to spend an hour in a Bohemian forest?  Travel may be restricted right now, but you are invited to take a sonic trip with Ká.  In a time of crisis, a trip to the forest is much

Ká ~ In the Land of Lonesome Vicarages (V kraji opuštěných far)

How would you like to spend an hour in a Bohemian forest?  Travel may be restricted right now, but you are invited to take a sonic trip with Ká.  In a time of crisis, a trip to the forest is much

LFSaw ~ attuning

Much time is spent considering the way we view nature, and some on how nature views us; but very little on how nature views nature.  On a recent trip to the island of Amrum, LFSaw (Berlin’s Till Bovermann) attempted to enter the

LFSaw ~ attuning

Much time is spent considering the way we view nature, and some on how nature views us; but very little on how nature views nature.  On a recent trip to the island of Amrum, LFSaw (Berlin’s Till Bovermann) attempted to enter the

Ian Battenfield Headley ~ NYC Field Recordings Vol. 1

When last we heard from Queens recording artist Ian Battenfield Headley, he had released the final EP of a seasonally-inspired quartet.  Times have changed a lot since then, especially in New York, the epicenter of the pandemic.  Headley’s latest set is

Ian Battenfield Headley ~ NYC Field Recordings Vol. 1

When last we heard from Queens recording artist Ian Battenfield Headley, he had released the final EP of a seasonally-inspired quartet.  Times have changed a lot since then, especially in New York, the epicenter of the pandemic.  Headley’s latest set is

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