Posts Tagged: BJ Nilsen

BJNilsen ~ Massif Trophies

BJ Nilsen is in great shape.  How do we know?  Look at these mountains.  By the end of his month-long Alpine hike, the artist learned a few lessons about difficulty, determination and perseverance, which are translated to this recording.  We hear

BJNilsen ~ Massif Trophies

BJ Nilsen is in great shape.  How do we know?  Look at these mountains.  By the end of his month-long Alpine hike, the artist learned a few lessons about difficulty, determination and perseverance, which are translated to this recording.  We hear

Matthew Gandy & BJ Nilsen ~ The Acoustic City

The Acoustic City is a 224-page book that includes a 75-minute CD.  One can imagine it as required reading for sound studies students, but it possesses the same readability as Angus Carlyle and Cathy Lane’s On Listening and In the Field: The Art of

Matthew Gandy & BJ Nilsen ~ The Acoustic City

The Acoustic City is a 224-page book that includes a 75-minute CD.  One can imagine it as required reading for sound studies students, but it possesses the same readability as Angus Carlyle and Cathy Lane’s On Listening and In the Field: The Art of

BJ Nilsen ~ Eye of the Microphone

Does a field recording have to sound like its subject in order to be authentic?  BJ Nilsen ponders this question and concludes that “a pure field recording is not the most accurate representation of a place”.  As an artist-in-residency in London, he

BJ Nilsen ~ Eye of the Microphone

Does a field recording have to sound like its subject in order to be authentic?  BJ Nilsen ponders this question and concludes that “a pure field recording is not the most accurate representation of a place”.  As an artist-in-residency in London, he

Novi_sad ~ Neuroplanets

Neuroplanets is the latest entry in Sub Rosa’s New Framework Series, which is itself a subset of the label’s Concrete Electronics Noise.  These matryoshka-like layers serve as an apt parable of the music itself, based on source material donated to sound

Novi_sad ~ Neuroplanets

Neuroplanets is the latest entry in Sub Rosa’s New Framework Series, which is itself a subset of the label’s Concrete Electronics Noise.  These matryoshka-like layers serve as an apt parable of the music itself, based on source material donated to sound

ACL 2012: The Year’s Best Winter Music

As the leaves land, as the frost forms, and as the first flakes begin to fall, we set our minds to winter.  Some will experience the stalwart winter of Wallace Stevens, and others the cold, claustrophobic winter of Sylvia Plath.

ACL 2012: The Year’s Best Winter Music

As the leaves land, as the frost forms, and as the first flakes begin to fall, we set our minds to winter.  Some will experience the stalwart winter of Wallace Stevens, and others the cold, claustrophobic winter of Sylvia Plath.

BJ Nilsen & Stilluppsteypa ~ Góða Nótt

Snowed in at their studio in Iceland, BJ Nilsen and Stilluppsteypa found themselves trapped with no food or water in the icy depths of Winter. Snowbound, the studio became an icy enclosure, pulling white shutters over white windows and reflecting nothing but the blank.

BJ Nilsen & Stilluppsteypa ~ Góða Nótt

Snowed in at their studio in Iceland, BJ Nilsen and Stilluppsteypa found themselves trapped with no food or water in the icy depths of Winter. Snowbound, the studio became an icy enclosure, pulling white shutters over white windows and reflecting nothing but the blank.