On a sonic tour of Yellowstone National Park, where better to start than Geyser Hill, the heart of the world’s greatest concentration of geysers? In this binaural recording from the National Park Service, we can hear a water outflow on Geyser Hill trickles as it passes underneath the boardwalk –
As another crazy weekend in the Trump presidency unfolds in the news, it’s an appropriate time to tune into the sounds of America’s Trump – real and reimagined. “We want a leader, not a crazy tweeter!” is the simple and to-the-point chant recorded by Lezak Shallat, who writes: “The recent
As part of our overall Sound Waves project, 38 sound artists from around the world have submitted a field recording and reimagining of water somewhere in the world: ocean, river, lake, stream, swimming pool, boiling kettle, splash of a puddle – anything in which water is the defining sound. These reimagined sounds have been recomposed and re-edited by Cities and Memory into this 30-minute mixed sound piece incorporating many of the sounds in a new context.
“It started as an idea to use the Cities and Memory Botany Bay sample as the backdrop for a reading from ‘The Sea Priestess’ by Dion Fortune.We are both really pleased with how the song has turned out. The process went very smoothly despite the fact that we are on both sides of the Atlantic – just goes to show that music knows no boundaries.”