Recently finished co-teaching with Olivia Bradley-Skill at Union Docs called Riding the Wave(forms): Process Oriented audio-creation. The workshop an intensive three days built around the idea that how you listen and the tools you use effect what you end up making (Pro Tools makes you think one way, Reaper another, live radio yet another, etc etc). Anyway, the workshop was sonically themes around waves and the beach so here are a few things we were listening to and thinking about:
And always, I return to this by Johanna Hedva and AM Kanngieser. There are three pieces, all waves and sea.
Kits Beach Soundwalk (1989) by Hildegard Westerkamp
I’ve also been listening to Elías Merino and Daniel del Río’s Structures for Wave Field Synthesis. structure_1. I get the feeling of being in the hull of an ocean liner listening to wire ropes being pulled apart during a storm. It reminds me of the documentary Leviathan (2012), except if everything was perfectly dry.
and some other things.. in no particular order :