Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

9 October 2017 // Field Recording //Sound art

Ian Preece visits Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound, an exhibition currently on show at the British Library: 140 Years of Recorded Sound sounds a somewhat overwhelming notion for an exhibition, but it turns out the British Library’s new initiative to highlight the preservation of their sound archive is a tightly structured affair. It’s a […]

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The Long Player Conversation: Chris Watson and David Attenborough at The British Library

6 September 2017 // Events //Field Recording

On Monday 27 November, long-term collaborators Chris Watson and David Attenborough will come together at The British Library to discuss their shared interests and experiences as sound recordists in the natural world. Unmissable, we reckon. Tickets are already on sale for British Library members, and go on general release at 11am this Friday. More info […]

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Kate Carr: Soundcamp set and video for Reveil 2017

22 May 2017 // Field Recording

Soundcamp set and video for Reveil 2017 (May 6) from Kate Carr on Vimeo. Urban nature in London’s docklands, an audio visual recording by Kate Carr. Recorded for Soundcamp in a very small park opposite Canary Wharf for International Dawn Chorus Day 2017. Footage taken from Canada Water to the Thames. Kate Carr on Caught […]

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Great Monk Woods to Baldwins Pond Pt 1

25 April 2017 // Field Recording //Music

Dear Caught by the River, This is the first track from the forthcoming Spaceship album; a prospect of loughton brook (release date 12th May 2017). The music on this album was composed using extensive field recordings from Loughton Brook, a small stream in Epping Forest. Following the stream’s course from its source near Wake Valley […]

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Interview with Jez riley French | Height of the Reeds

26 March 2017 // Events //Field Recording

Neil Mudd chats to field recordist Jez riley French about capturing the ‘music’ of the Humber Bridge for ‘Height of the Reeds’, his Hull UK City of Culture 2017 collaboration with Opera North ‘Noises must become music,’ wrote Robert Bresson in Notes on Cinematography, with a characteristic exactness that might just as readily be used […]

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