Posts Tagged: Discrepant

Gonçalo F. Cardoso ~ Impressões de Outra Ilha (Borneo)

In the movie industry, sometimes a sequel appears and we realize we have a series.  The same principle holds true in the music industry.  Impressões de Outra Ilha (Borneo) is a follow-up to Impressões De Uma Ilha (Unguja), its source material

Gonçalo F. Cardoso ~ Impressões de Outra Ilha (Borneo)

In the movie industry, sometimes a sequel appears and we realize we have a series.  The same principle holds true in the music industry.  Impressões de Outra Ilha (Borneo) is a follow-up to Impressões De Uma Ilha (Unguja), its source material

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

The natural world existed long before the creation of instruments: music made by wind and waves, birds and beasts.  During the pandemic, many people have rediscovered the aural joys of nature: music that is always playing, and that can best

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

The natural world existed long before the creation of instruments: music made by wind and waves, birds and beasts.  During the pandemic, many people have rediscovered the aural joys of nature: music that is always playing, and that can best

Francisco López ~ Hidden Island Music (untitled #398)

When can one tell that a field recordist is really into their craft?  When the artist visits for a performance and while waiting, wanders off into the surrounding area to record sounds for a new composition.  The island of Tenerife provides  Francisco

Francisco López ~ Hidden Island Music (untitled #398)

When can one tell that a field recordist is really into their craft?  When the artist visits for a performance and while waiting, wanders off into the surrounding area to record sounds for a new composition.  The island of Tenerife provides  Francisco

the new objective presents ‘Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار’ [mix]

It’s been a while since I put together a tape mix for ACL. Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار  draws mostly on some tapes I acquired in the second half of 2019, many of which

the new objective presents ‘Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار’ [mix]

It’s been a while since I put together a tape mix for ACL. Or the murmur trees make . . . نفخة من الأشجار  draws mostly on some tapes I acquired in the second half of 2019, many of which

Sound Propositions 017: Gonçalo F Cardoso (Gonzo)

Discrepant label boss Gonçalo F Cardoso explores the noise(s) of his homeland Portugal on Ruído(s), his final work under the Gonzo moniker. One part sonic capriccio, one part subjective dream journal, Ruído(s) is a fitting farewell to Gonzo’s roving audio

Sound Propositions 017: Gonçalo F Cardoso (Gonzo)

Discrepant label boss Gonçalo F Cardoso explores the noise(s) of his homeland Portugal on Ruído(s), his final work under the Gonzo moniker. One part sonic capriccio, one part subjective dream journal, Ruído(s) is a fitting farewell to Gonzo’s roving audio

Félix Blume ~ Death in Haiti: Funeral Brass Bands and Sounds from Port au Prince

Death in Haiti is in turns painful and exultant, drenched in loss and life-affirming.  The cries of a woman who has lost her mother are nearly unbearable; the brass bands are triumphant to the point of being transcendent.  This is the

Félix Blume ~ Death in Haiti: Funeral Brass Bands and Sounds from Port au Prince

Death in Haiti is in turns painful and exultant, drenched in loss and life-affirming.  The cries of a woman who has lost her mother are nearly unbearable; the brass bands are triumphant to the point of being transcendent.  This is the

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

While each of our categories travels around the world, only this one sounds like a passport book.  From the beaches to the mountains, Belgrade to Tibet, these artists unpack their listening devices and head into the wild.  Sometimes this means

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

While each of our categories travels around the world, only this one sounds like a passport book.  From the beaches to the mountains, Belgrade to Tibet, these artists unpack their listening devices and head into the wild.  Sometimes this means

Carlos Casas ~ Pyramid of Skulls

Ruffled by a distant paradise, Pyramid of Skulls is a one-off field recording experiment full of indigenous sounds. The traditions of the past resurface like an apparition merging into the daylight of today, but the music is also an important document, cataloguing with some anxiety a growing disappearance,

Carlos Casas ~ Pyramid of Skulls

Ruffled by a distant paradise, Pyramid of Skulls is a one-off field recording experiment full of indigenous sounds. The traditions of the past resurface like an apparition merging into the daylight of today, but the music is also an important document, cataloguing with some anxiety a growing disappearance,