Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Free Music: Field Recordings

I’ve been enjoying listening to field recordings and non-idiomatic music made with field recordings recently: one can come to hear mostly-accidental juxtapositions and patterns as if deliberate (love the way the track builds towards that ambulance coming through), and the training in listening to one’s immediate environment can make being out in a city, in particular, a lot more pleasant. There’s something very enjoyable in being able to hear environmental noise as artistry.

I find most of this stuff as free downloads via Impulsive Habitat, Acts of Silence, and Bandcamp.

Some recordings I particularly like:

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