This piece uses field recordings from a particularly strong bout of cabin fever in Port Hardy, British Columbia in the late winter of 2010. Stuck in a motel room during a series of snowstorms, our ungodly loud mini-fridge (likely circa 1834) consistently demonstrated its talent as an uncanny impersonator of diesel engines. The noise of […]
“Want to be a successful improviser?
Don’t listen, ever. Don’t change. Don’t be aware of other people and most of all don’t be aware of time.
People may die around you. Don’t pay attention to it. Don’t be afraid of the dead.
Don’t let them walk into your emotions. Be powerful and have clear angles.
Know your territory and […]
What was intended to be a show of contemporary classical ending up having nothing particularly classical about it. Call it an exercise in serialism.
1) Frederic Rzewski – ‘Coming Together’ – Attica / Coming Together / Les Moutons De Panurge – United States – 1974
Two versions of this piece appear below. The second and more recent version […]
A site of interest for our soundscape and field recording oriented listeners: SoundTransit. I heard of (and contributed to) the project a number of years ago, before it went under due increasing server costs. Well, it appears to be back online. You can search for recordings based on location, or plan a trip, touring different […]
Soundscape will be absent from the radio waves this week (Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011). We have lent our space to Accordion Noir for special programming. So listen to their show instead, but fear not: everything will be back to normal next week . . . if by normal you mean interviews with personified radios, AC/DC […]