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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.

Rodolphe Alexis ~ The glittering thing on the mountain

After reviewing Gruenrekorder’s oppressive yet vastly alluring Landscapes of Fear, it’s a pleasure to receive its polar opposite.  Rodolphe Alexis’ The glittering thing on the mountain is a soothing reminder of the world’s unsullied places, where rivers flow, birds sing, and sunlight glimmers in

Rodolphe Alexis ~ The glittering thing on the mountain

After reviewing Gruenrekorder’s oppressive yet vastly alluring Landscapes of Fear, it’s a pleasure to receive its polar opposite.  Rodolphe Alexis’ The glittering thing on the mountain is a soothing reminder of the world’s unsullied places, where rivers flow, birds sing, and sunlight glimmers in

V/A ~ Landscapes of Fear

Gruenrekorder’s new double-disc Landscapes of Fear, conceived and produced by Dirk Specht and Sebastian Thewes, explores the role of sound art as psychological reflection and social commentary.  The liner notes are as contemporary as the evening news, referencing the European border crisis and military

V/A ~ Landscapes of Fear

Gruenrekorder’s new double-disc Landscapes of Fear, conceived and produced by Dirk Specht and Sebastian Thewes, explores the role of sound art as psychological reflection and social commentary.  The liner notes are as contemporary as the evening news, referencing the European border crisis and military

Lewis Gilbert ~ Roundstone

The Atlantic Ocean is an eternal line that looks out at the shore from behind her untainted blue-grey eyes. Seashells lie abandoned on the white sand of the white beach. The ocean didn’t just deposit them here – it left them here.

Lewis Gilbert ~ Roundstone

The Atlantic Ocean is an eternal line that looks out at the shore from behind her untainted blue-grey eyes. Seashells lie abandoned on the white sand of the white beach. The ocean didn’t just deposit them here – it left them here.

Bryan Eubanks ~ From the Cistern

Reverb.  Love it or hate it, its use has become ubiquitous since at least the advent of the bedroom studio.  Digital modeling more often than not replaces natural reverb these days, and even spring reverbs and make-shift creative solutions of

Bryan Eubanks ~ From the Cistern

Reverb.  Love it or hate it, its use has become ubiquitous since at least the advent of the bedroom studio.  Digital modeling more often than not replaces natural reverb these days, and even spring reverbs and make-shift creative solutions of

Tobias Fischer & Lara Cory ~ Animal Music: Sound and Song in the Natural World

This new book/CD set, a joint release from Strange Attractor and Gruenrekorder, will have a treasured place on my shelf aside Bernie Krause’s The Great Animal Orchestra, David Rothenberg’s Thousand Mile Song and Cathy Lane & Angus Carlyle’s In the Field: The Art of Field

Tobias Fischer & Lara Cory ~ Animal Music: Sound and Song in the Natural World

This new book/CD set, a joint release from Strange Attractor and Gruenrekorder, will have a treasured place on my shelf aside Bernie Krause’s The Great Animal Orchestra, David Rothenberg’s Thousand Mile Song and Cathy Lane & Angus Carlyle’s In the Field: The Art of Field

R. Schwarz ~ The Scale of Things

Viennese sound artist R. Schwarz has dual Master’s degrees in art and architecture, both of which come to bear on his careful constructions.  Just as he merges disciplines in his sound and installation art, he utilizes a variety of pseudonyms in his

R. Schwarz ~ The Scale of Things

Viennese sound artist R. Schwarz has dual Master’s degrees in art and architecture, both of which come to bear on his careful constructions.  Just as he merges disciplines in his sound and installation art, he utilizes a variety of pseudonyms in his

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir ~ Sounds of Iceland

“These recordings do not contain human-derived sounds,” writes Hafdís Bjarnadóttir in her introduction to the evocative Sounds of Iceland.  This is a difficult achievement in field recording, although with 90% of Iceland residents living in or near Reykjavik, it likely grew easier

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir ~ Sounds of Iceland

“These recordings do not contain human-derived sounds,” writes Hafdís Bjarnadóttir in her introduction to the evocative Sounds of Iceland.  This is a difficult achievement in field recording, although with 90% of Iceland residents living in or near Reykjavik, it likely grew easier