Drove Cottage

27 January 2014 // Drove Cottage

Another ending, another beginning. Words and pictures by Malcolm Anderson Five months ago I sat here on this old lichen stained bench with my brother. The night was warm and still, the only sound was the faint breathing of the nighttime world and the noisy bubbles emanating from the cold beers in our hands. Above […]

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In Pursuit Of Silence

26 January 2014 // Field Recording //Film/TV

Received an email from friend and contributor Cheryl Tipp the other day: “I just got wind of this great looking documentary – ‘Pursuit of Silence’ – which investigates our relationships with sound. Thought you guys at CBTR might be interested.” It looks fantastic. Check the film’s website here.

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New Stanley Donwood Old Ways Print

25 January 2014 // Books //Shop

Artist, writer and top chap Stanley Donwood has given us an incredible new print to sell in the Caught by the River shop. The illustration is the original version of the cover for the paperback of Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways. The print is 8″ x 6″ on 11″ x 9″ 300 gsm Somerset Satin […]

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Robbie Basho – Visions of the Country

24 January 2014 // Music

Robbie Basho’s 1978 LP, Visions of the Country, is now back in print after almost 35 years. It happens to be one of Jerry De Cicca’s all time favourite records so we asked him for a few words: The first time I heard Robbie Basho’s name was the same night I met Jack Rose. This […]

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The Caught by the River Book of the Month – January

23 January 2014 // Books

Sonic Wonderland: A Scientific Odyssey Of Sound By Trevor Cox (The Bodley Head, hardback. out now) Review by Chris Watson. “Open this book turn the pages and listen to the sounds” Are the instructions printed, perversely, on the back cover of this book. Nevertheless this is very good advice as this is a book to […]

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