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Vanishing

Brian Price + Eleanor Price – Adaptation It is time to take the coming changes personally. Written and produced by Brian Price (Great Northern Audio Theatre, Indiana). Alto flute performed by Eleanor Price, who studies music, writing and is a

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Vanishing

Brian Price + Eleanor Price – Adaptation It is time to take the coming changes personally. Written and produced by Brian Price (Great Northern Audio Theatre, Indiana). Alto flute performed by Eleanor Price, who studies music, writing and is a

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Retreat, Disappearance

Proximity of ghosted towns and birds; imagined dissipation of entities lurking in and out of real life; the canceling signals— crossed and masked; anticipation of vaporized languages, words stuck inside mouths. There’s a joy in static memory, trundling through the inky tunnel and out into the light. Twelve short works in Earlid’s annual Liminal Sounds. LISTEN…

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Retreat, Disappearance

Proximity of ghosted towns and birds; imagined dissipation of entities lurking in and out of real life; the canceling signals— crossed and masked; anticipation of vaporized languages, words stuck inside mouths. There’s a joy in static memory, trundling through the inky tunnel and out into the light. Twelve short works in Earlid’s annual Liminal Sounds. LISTEN…

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Evanesce

Lou Barnell – Manapouri Ghostbirds A close relative retreated to New Zealand a decade ago. The pace of life is slower, and nature is everywhere. On our last visit, we camped on lake Manapouri in fjordland in the South Island.

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Evanesce

Lou Barnell – Manapouri Ghostbirds A close relative retreated to New Zealand a decade ago. The pace of life is slower, and nature is everywhere. On our last visit, we camped on lake Manapouri in fjordland in the South Island.

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Interference

Adern X – Behind the (h)ear There are roughly two situations in which someone can hear another: in a silent place and in a noisy one. In the first case, it’s fairly easy to hear what is said, while in

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Interference

Adern X – Behind the (h)ear There are roughly two situations in which someone can hear another: in a silent place and in a noisy one. In the first case, it’s fairly easy to hear what is said, while in

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Static Spirit: Mollye Bendell

“Focusing on the physicality of those electronics became fascinating as opposed to a means-to-an-end. After I had built a few, I just started wondering how I could screw them up.”

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Static Spirit: Mollye Bendell

“Focusing on the physicality of those electronics became fascinating as opposed to a means-to-an-end. After I had built a few, I just started wondering how I could screw them up.”

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Skin + Vinyl: Sherre DeLys

To meditate on archival recordings—divided in time by roughly 25-year spans—appeals on a number of levels. You imagine the sounds of one era crashing into another and again into another: the ’20s Zulus Ball, the ’40s Australian radio interview with

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Skin + Vinyl: Sherre DeLys

To meditate on archival recordings—divided in time by roughly 25-year spans—appeals on a number of levels. You imagine the sounds of one era crashing into another and again into another: the ’20s Zulus Ball, the ’40s Australian radio interview with

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Requiem for Radio: Amanda Dawn Christie

“Listen here,” the artist seems to beg of our curiosity via shortwave signals, drone tones, theremin twangs, even cow bones morphed into lo-fi transmitting loop antennas on a newly made cello. Read More…

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Requiem for Radio: Amanda Dawn Christie

“Listen here,” the artist seems to beg of our curiosity via shortwave signals, drone tones, theremin twangs, even cow bones morphed into lo-fi transmitting loop antennas on a newly made cello. Read More…

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The Clouds Should Know Me By Now

Myke Dodge Weiskopf listens wherever there’s a signal. Explore his process around field recording, sound archaeology and his myriad shortwave expeditions.
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The Clouds Should Know Me By Now

Myke Dodge Weiskopf listens wherever there’s a signal. Explore his process around field recording, sound archaeology and his myriad shortwave expeditions.
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Fidelity—scratch, static, decay

Body and mind and soul, we fall victim to time, place and the wind blowing upon our faces. Four artists collect sounds out of the ether, build them out of nothingness, a fidelity to the thin air itself. Read More.

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Fidelity—scratch, static, decay

Body and mind and soul, we fall victim to time, place and the wind blowing upon our faces. Four artists collect sounds out of the ether, build them out of nothingness, a fidelity to the thin air itself. Read More.

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Haus

Home: Four walls around a block and air from amid all that burgeoning, billowing matter with claws of stone, pinning it down. A house is your third skin. —Jenny Erpenbeck, Visitation   A written tapestry, like Erpenbeck’s pummeling text, is

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Haus

Home: Four walls around a block and air from amid all that burgeoning, billowing matter with claws of stone, pinning it down. A house is your third skin. —Jenny Erpenbeck, Visitation   A written tapestry, like Erpenbeck’s pummeling text, is

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