Kate Carr creates environments with birds she never recorded * Synthetic Bird Music is a compilation of recordings of birds that don’t exist.
Claire M. Singer explores the possibilities of different organs to capture the dramatic Scottish landscape *** Galya Bisengalieva’s Polygon sonificates the effect of 465 nuclear tests in the Kazakh steppe.
Two albums from Lost Tribe Sound’s latest subscription series (which you don’t necessarily have to subscribe to to enjoy them): one by From The Mouth Of The Sun, and another by Claire Deak and her Sotto Voce Consort.
CV & JAB (Christina Vantzou & John Also Bennett) present their third (‘rhizomatic’) collaboration. Joseph Branciforte & Theo Bleckmann further explore the musical language they developed earlier.
Rutger Zuydervelt’s score for Lily&Janick’s contemporary circus performance *** Coen Oscar Polack explores new concrete pastures.
Quiet Places presents four sides of associative sonic landscapes, not unlike that of the KLF. Flocks debut album merges Jon Hassell’s Fourth World music with some Krautrock ingredients.
Three different approaches to field recordings: a realistic reproduction (Martina Testen & Simon Šerc), completely reconfiguring the landscape (Natasha Barrett), and observing life from within an empty milk jar (Dorian Wood).
Drøne ‘reasserts the feminine while the male world falls apart’ *** Rand’s Peripherie album gets a remix treatment.
Exploring new (post-classical?) territories with Aki Yli-Salomäki (Finland) and Mardit B. Lleshi / Bledi Boraku (Albania).