Category: Soundscape.radio

Audio and text archives of Soundscape episodes.

 
 
In this special Valentine’s Day-proximate episode, hosts Helena Krobath and Brady Marks explored how sound intersects with pleasure-oriented media, such as pornography. We launched right in with a found-sound vignette by sex and digital culture researcher Margaret MacDonald, which really gets to the, erm, point of porn cliches.
Onions by Helena Krobath
Bracing ourselves, we explored the […]

Using Pauline Oliveros’ Don’t Call them “Lady” Composers as a guide and tracing the roots of the Moog synth heritage in electronic music in the late 60s, we discover some decidedly witchy vibes.
Track List

Jana Irmert – TH/is th/IS real – (Decoy Magazine, Subscription, March 2019)
Wendy Carlos – Air on the G String – Switched-On Bach (1968)
Jean Eichelberger Ivey – […]

Listening to contemporary composition and avant garde or experimental works, I’ve noticed and coincidence of timbral representation, do you hear it in these works too?

Track Listing

Sean McCann – String Quartet with Ski Response – Music for Public Ensemble (2016)
Kenneth Newby, Flicker Generative Orchestra – Dance (for Mingus) – Kenneth Newby: Chambers (2017)
Sarah Davachi – Evensong – Gave In Rest (2018)
Sean McCann – Video Singing […]

Brain Dance Practitioners: RiDylan (left) Hitori Tori (Right), Photo: Brady Marks
A deep dive into Brain Dance, a genre with various interpretations; IDM under another guise, dance music with syncopation, counterpoint or high BPM (~140) employed to move attention from the feet to the head, or soundings with FM (Frequency Modulation) or resonant timbral tangles to […]

The netlabel Audiobulb has amassed a vast collection of ambient musics, we take a hour out of the swirling media storm to float above it all, and survey their most suspended recent samples.