Posts Tagged: Impulsive Habitat

Darren McClure ~ Togari summerscapes

It’s been a long layoff for Impulsive Habitat, but earlier this month the label returned with a half-dozen releases, the most timely being Togari summerscapes.  The second word is invented ~ my MacBook keeps insisting that I want to write summer’s capes ~ but for

Darren McClure ~ Togari summerscapes

It’s been a long layoff for Impulsive Habitat, but earlier this month the label returned with a half-dozen releases, the most timely being Togari summerscapes.  The second word is invented ~ my MacBook keeps insisting that I want to write summer’s capes ~ but for

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.

The Return of Impulsive Habitat

After a six-month hiatus, the field recording label Impulsive Habitat has returned with five releases that speak to the season and serve as a restorative to the soul.  The label is run by David Vélez, Juan Calarco and Pedro Leitâo, and

The Return of Impulsive Habitat

After a six-month hiatus, the field recording label Impulsive Habitat has returned with five releases that speak to the season and serve as a restorative to the soul.  The label is run by David Vélez, Juan Calarco and Pedro Leitâo, and

Enrico Coniglio ~ OlivElegy

A compact yet effective recording, OlivElegy is both a tribute to the olive oil industry and a romantic gesture.  Recorded in an olive mill near the holy town of Assisi, the work is dedicated to Coniglio’s wife Rachele; one imagines it may

Enrico Coniglio ~ OlivElegy

A compact yet effective recording, OlivElegy is both a tribute to the olive oil industry and a romantic gesture.  Recorded in an olive mill near the holy town of Assisi, the work is dedicated to Coniglio’s wife Rachele; one imagines it may

ACL 2014: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

Field recordings and soundscapes do much more than reflect the sounds of nature.  They also delve into local culture and artificial sound environments; they serve as travelogues, historical statements, and calls to political action.  An environment once captured is never

ACL 2014: Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

Field recordings and soundscapes do much more than reflect the sounds of nature.  They also delve into local culture and artificial sound environments; they serve as travelogues, historical statements, and calls to political action.  An environment once captured is never

Chris Silver T ~ Salty spots

Sadly yet inevitably, summer is ending, and is now hanging on by a very thin thread.  At this time of year, the beach days are numbered – we’re back at our desks, dreaming of the sea. Pablo Neruda writes, “Whoever

Chris Silver T ~ Salty spots

Sadly yet inevitably, summer is ending, and is now hanging on by a very thin thread.  At this time of year, the beach days are numbered – we’re back at our desks, dreaming of the sea. Pablo Neruda writes, “Whoever

David Vélez ~ isolation matter

Public notice:  gently-used rooms in David Vélez’ apartment complex have just become available!  The artist recently rescued “a large bell-shaped stainless steel recipient, a heavy rusty chain, a large zinc sheet, oil pipes and many other pieces of metallic junk”

David Vélez ~ isolation matter

Public notice:  gently-used rooms in David Vélez’ apartment complex have just become available!  The artist recently rescued “a large bell-shaped stainless steel recipient, a heavy rusty chain, a large zinc sheet, oil pipes and many other pieces of metallic junk”

Claudio Curciotti ~ Indica: Sounds from India

Italian sound explorer Claudio Curciotti invites us to travel alongside him on his latest release, Indica: Sounds from India.  These 22 short soundscapes, based on raw field recordings from New Delhi, Mumbay and Varanasi, come across as both sensitive and authentic.  The artist set

Claudio Curciotti ~ Indica: Sounds from India

Italian sound explorer Claudio Curciotti invites us to travel alongside him on his latest release, Indica: Sounds from India.  These 22 short soundscapes, based on raw field recordings from New Delhi, Mumbay and Varanasi, come across as both sensitive and authentic.  The artist set