Shadows & Reflections: Chris Watson

1 January 2017 // Shadows & Reflections

…In which, as we enter a new year, our friends and collaborators look back on the past twelve months and share their moments; Väinämöinen’s Wakes In the early 1980’s whilst I was exploring Northumberland for recording locations I discovered a book by Alfred Watkins, first published in 1925. The Old Straight Track, together with the […]

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Chris Watson at The Good Life Experience

6 September 2016 // Chris Watson Watch //Events

As we come to the end of our run of summer fesivals, we look back once again at days well spent. At laughter, enlightenment, and hangovers from hell. One friend that has been missing from our lives this year, however, has been Chris Watson. Without him there have been no hippos laughing, no volcanoes erupting, […]

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Chris Watson at Cheeseburn Sculpture Gardens and Gallery

23 August 2016 // Chris Watson Watch

Compass, a new piece by Chris Watson, is at the Cheeseburn Sculpture Gardens and Gallery this bank holiday weekend, Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August, 11am until 4pm. Press release: Compass, premiere of new work by Chris Watson and Linda France Compass is a brand new sound installation from world renowned wildlife recordist Chris Watson […]

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Chris Watson and the Fen Raft Spider

11 July 2016 // Chris Watson Watch

Photo: Broads Authority This Wednesday 13 July, a programme focused on the fen raft spider airs on BBC Radio 4 at 9pm. Accompanied by arachnologist Helen Smith, Chris Watson has attempted to record the courtship behaviour of this declining species of spider, as well as – with the use of hydrophones – the soundscape of […]

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Emma Warren’s Q&A with Chris Watson

1 July 2016 // Chris Watson Watch

Following her visit to Chris Watson‘s immersive new sound installation ‘The Town Moor: A Portrait In Sound’, Emma Warren chats to the man himself to find out more about the project’s inception Firstly, what’s your relationship with the Town Moor? I live quite close to it so I know it very well. My kids learnt […]

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