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The magnified voice of nature

gallery_1lgPine Cove, Canada, and a peaceful recording of nature at a rural resort from Rob Bertola. UK-based sound artist Colin Ventura applied the Oblique Strategy card Listen to the quiet voice to this recording and came up with what he calls an ‘ultra field recording’, mixing in other natural sounds from around the world to create a new, hyper-natural soundscape and listening experience, as he explains:

“The idea was to magnify the sounds of nature, to make an ultra field recording, if you will, to get the sort of sound that it might be possible to get if all the clutter and congestion of human noise was removed.”

“To listen to the seemingly quiet voice of nature, and find that it does, in fact, roar.”

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