Defence Against the Jungle Vibe
When we started work on building instruments, I was working at the University of Bristol on levitation technologies. Towards the end of the project, I had moved to Bali, Indonesia to work on a plastic recycling project. This led to some unexpected challenges when recording the narration for the Bristol sound-walks. There was a 7-hour…
‘Isle of Sound’ by Emily Peasgood
‘Isle of Sound’ by Emily Peasgood creates new soundscapes for Thanet’s railway stations using a community driven method of gathering sounds. More info from the Turner Contemporary website: Isle of Sound is the first artwork created for the new Creative Isle Community Rail Partnership, a new initiative by Turner Contemporary in collaboration with Thanet District Council…
Inspiration from Hildegard Westerkamp – Kits Beach Soundwalk (1989) for sound walk narration.
Mapping Bristol City Soundscapes
Inside Bristol City Soundscapes Queen’s Square A-B Stereo Sound Field Oktava MK012 Matched Pair 19.05.21 at 1530 | 15 °C | Wind Speed 28-37kmph, Moderate Gale | Mostly Sunny City Center (Anchor Road) A-B Stereo Sound Field Oktava MK012 Matched Pair 19.05.21 at 1600 | 14°C | Wind Speed 12-28kmph, Strong Breeze | Mostly Sunny…
What is a Soundscape?
Welcome to this series of blog posts that aim to provide a general background with regard to soundscape design, terminologies, methodologies, analyses and so on, all in relation to Building Instruments. In short, this blog aims to: Introduce the concept of soundscape within urban design Highlight the difference between sound and noise Provide examples of…