Posts Tagged: Discrepant

ACL 2015: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

This year’s top field recording and soundscape albums travel to global extremes, from the frozen Arctic to the heart of the jungle.  They commute to congested cities and retreat to quiet streams.  They fall in love with frogs and olives.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

This year’s top field recording and soundscape albums travel to global extremes, from the frozen Arctic to the heart of the jungle.  They commute to congested cities and retreat to quiet streams.  They fall in love with frogs and olives.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Drone

Extended tones form the basis of Drone, a category that can be as soft as a refrigerator hum or as loud as the military plane that adopted its name.  But there’s so much more to the genre than simple extension.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Drone

Extended tones form the basis of Drone, a category that can be as soft as a refrigerator hum or as loud as the military plane that adopted its name.  But there’s so much more to the genre than simple extension.

Gonçalo F Cardoso & Ruben Pater ~ A Study into 21st Century Drone Acoustics

The word “drone” was coined to describe the sound made by the male bee.  Over time, this definition was expanded to include any sort of low continuous hum.  Our Drone section covers sound art in this spectrum.  Yet in recent years,

Gonçalo F Cardoso & Ruben Pater ~ A Study into 21st Century Drone Acoustics

The word “drone” was coined to describe the sound made by the male bee.  Over time, this definition was expanded to include any sort of low continuous hum.  Our Drone section covers sound art in this spectrum.  Yet in recent years,

Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra ~ S/T

Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra is a band from Lebanon that was born from the coming together of a free improv collective and a punk group, the result being a merger not so much of styles but of humors. The irreverence

Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra ~ S/T

Johnny Kafta Anti-Vegetarian Orchestra is a band from Lebanon that was born from the coming together of a free improv collective and a punk group, the result being a merger not so much of styles but of humors. The irreverence

Yannick Dauby ~ tsi̍t lâu tsuí 一流水

Yannick Dauby‘s latest soundscape is not a typical field recording; louder and more immediate than the average effort, this vinyl excursion amplifies the sounds of shore and sea beyond what the naked ear is used to hearing. As a Frenchman

Yannick Dauby ~ tsi̍t lâu tsuí 一流水

Yannick Dauby‘s latest soundscape is not a typical field recording; louder and more immediate than the average effort, this vinyl excursion amplifies the sounds of shore and sea beyond what the naked ear is used to hearing. As a Frenchman