the sound of wires, wind harps, resonant strings and other aeolian effects
Powerless Flight / Jõuetu lend is in some ways, a response to the global pandemic events of spring 2020, where many instances of a “return to nature” were witnessed, from sightings of dolphins near Tallinn to great ‘waves of silence’ that were registered due to dramatic drops in airline traffic […]
In early April 2016 I had the good fortune to visit to Iceland at the invitation of SkÃ¡lar | Sound Art | Experimental Music. The visit was intended to be a quick orientation and research trip to eastern Iceland and yet it turned out to be much more.
What you hear is a live sound mix made in my backyard using both live mics and contact mics, run simultaneously through a portable mixer. No post-processing or composing was done. The video was edited from hand held material recorded on a cheap panasonic digital camera. More videos available on […]
It’s winter and the temperatures are not friendly for recording outdoors. In Dresden, where I’m in residence for several weeks at 7.stock, it’s been around -5 – 0 C during the day (not including the wind). I mention the wind because I’ve been working on the 7th floor of a […]
I spent several weeks in northern France in a temporary residence that functioned as a gathering place for friends, most of whom are avid composers and sound recordists. Naturally those who came started to explore the local area for interesting locations. The first week was exploratory in seeking out recording spots in […]
In April of 2008 I spent a month at the Binauralmedia residency in Nodar, Portugal. My interest was to carry out a sonic and visual survey of the landscape around the local village through a series of site-specific recording sessions. In particular I compared and contrasted the geographic lines caused […]
Video that documents some of my latest recording activities using installed wires, strings and resonant objects. I’ve decided to call this series ‘animate structures’ rather than phenomenological because it reflects more of the ‘living’ nature of what we hear in this installation as it responds to environmental conditions. The audio […]