A fairly random very-early-morning/very-late-night purchase of mine led to this discovery: a self-titled and self-released cassette by Anode from 1979. An incredible mix of field recording, tape effects, proto-electro and drone which has baffled me for the last week – mostly because it sounds incredibly contemporary. Sections (like the last 6 minutes of ‘Trips North…’) […]
Tonight’s show: Marginal Music During Japan’s Bubble Economy, 1982-1994.
Featuring the world’s most exciting graphics, guest George Rahi, and a bunch of cassettes. The show’s arc begins prior to Japan’s real estate and asset boom, with contemporary classical pieces that are generally strongly influenced by Western music. By the mid 80s, a new optimism has grasped […]
An improvisation using field recordings from the winter and autumn of 2010. Most of the sources are from locations whose use is transitory and transformational. The points of transition from pedestrian to passenger, employee to peer. Places of waiting: a sinking dock in Wuikinuxv Lake, a helipad hanging above the Museum FSR, a landing alongside […]
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 […]
A pair of field-recording based tracks produced by one of your friendly Soundscape radio hosts is available for listening or download at Compost and Height. Both recordings brought to you courtesy of Brian, a horse, and weather.
How Would You Describe Yourself – Vancouver, BC – field recordings and equalizer.
Liquid Spite – Strachan Bay, Broughton […]