Birdsong is often one of the most inspiring field recordings for Cities and Memory artists to use as source material, and the birds of Yellowstone were no exception. Come with us on a tour of the chirping birds of Yellowstone, as we reimagine the sounds of bluebirds, cranes, loons and
Sounds from three different, equally imposing mausoleums in Italy, Norway and Kazakhstan – and their recomposed counterparts.
Today we visit Rough Trade East, perhaps London’s most famous record shop, to listen in to some of the conversations their customers have while shopping for vinyl. Our in-store field recording, capturing a conversation between music enthusiasts, was reimagined via ambient, techno and cassette machines.
We asked some of our contributors to reveal all and tell us about some of their favourite tools for sound design, music and sonic manipulation. Read on for some serious sonic inspiration.
It was a stormy day on Cala Mazzo di Sciacca, which made swimming all but impossible, but made for some powerful wave sounds. Clambering on top of some rocks, then hanging over the edge until my head was practically in the water allowed for this close-in recording of waves pounding on rocks to sound really vibrant and lively.