ok, folks, welcome to our last regular edition of 2018! we’ve got one more show next week, a very special framework:afield edition, a seasonal special in celebration of our edition #666! produced by regular listener and contributor mandy szostek, it is an environmental spoken-word musing on all the themes you might deem appropriate for such a milestone, recorded at the graveside of william s. burroughs. we hope you’ll tune in for that, and then join us again in the new year for edition #667, premiering on january 13th […]Read more
i am already late late late getting this show online, and the playlist is long long long, so i’m going to keep this short. in this edition we feature sounds from the green field recordings label by rafal flejter, chris lynn, and murmer (that’s me!), as well as a re-release of the 1973 album of venezuelan birdsong by french ornithologist jean c. roche, a cassette by kate carr, some unreleased work by liu pei-wen, and sounds from the aporee maps by sabri meddeb, pablo salaün, joao bento, maciej janasik, and sala. the show begain with a framework intro recorded by jean-philippe drécourt.[…]Read more
quite a long playlist this week, with a lot of new sounds we’re excited to present to you: felix blume’s installation of wind-and-sea-played flutes in thailand, jana winderen’s latest compositions with oceanic sounds, a 2nd batch of cassettes from philip sulidae’s hemisphäreの空虚 label (anyone know how to pronounce that?), and a first release from ben link collins’ new alabama field label. […]Read more
this week we listened to the last of the 3 tracks on our latest framework:seasonal release, this one, by alan courtis, a longform unedited field recording from the peruvian amazon rainforest. if you like to sound of it, you can listen to it on it’s own, or along with the rest of the release, here: https://frameworkeditions.bandcamp.com/album/framework-seasonal-issue-10-autumn-2018 […]Read more
this is the second of 3 regular editions featuring our new framework:seasonal release, issue #10, autumn 2018. this week we take a listen to julie rousse‘s contribution, nag mapu (esperando la lluvia suite).
along with this long work we listened to recent releases by kajsa lindgren (lp and dl), chris whitehead & mark browne (dl), nigel baldacchino (unreleased), sounds from the aporee maps, and a framework introduction by dillon vessels. […]
with this edition we begin our exploration of our latest edition of framework:seasonal issue #10: winter 2018. this is the second issue of our new format, featuring longer works from fewer artists, and this time around we’ve given around 20 minutes each to manja ristič, julie rousse, and alan courtis. we’ll listen to one of the tracks in each show over the next few regular edition slots, and this week we began with manja ristič‘s crni otok / the black isle. […]Read more
our first show back after our annual summer break is a sad return to the airwaves, as while we were away we learned of the passing of our friend and colleague, dmitry vasilyev. dmitry was an organiser, podcaster, music and mushroom enthusiast, expert, curator of the monochrome vision record label, and author of the massive treatise on italian experimental music, viva italia. in this edition we pay tribute to dmitry with a mix of his monochrome vision releases, as well as a few tracks from the field-recording based the sound ecology: range compilation released some years back on his other label project, nitkie. dmitry has been steadily sending us the releases featured in this edition since our first meeting back in 2009, and to be honest, the massive, growing pile of amazing sounds to explore was so intimidating that we never managed to get most of them on the air. we’re devastated that this is what it took, but we’re very happy to finally be able to present this great label’s body of work. […]Read more
this is it, folks, our last edition before our annual summer break! we’ll be back with edition #653 on september 16th, after a good long pause to recharge and refresh our ears (and spend some time in the lake – in the midst of an unusually hot estonian summer!). in the meantime, we think this show brings the season to a nice close, a more inward-looking mix or mostly untreated recordings. […]Read more
another landmark under the belt – they’re coming so hard and fast now we don’t know how to celebrate them anymore! i guess we’ll wait until #750 to do something proper.
very exciting to present the latest offering by longtime framework favorite jeph jerman this week, along with another recent release from the unfathomless label. also a new cassette by yiorgis sakellariou (i saw someone recently expressing surprise to learn that the shorthand K7 for cassette derives from the french, in which the letter ‘k’ is pronounced ‘ka’ and the number 7 is ‘sept’, pronounced ‘set’, hence ‘ka-set’. so if you also didn’t realise that: you’re welcome!). also an unreleased work by rafal fletjer, aka aRF, and a framework introduction recorded for us by sam roberts. […]Read more
two physical releases this week: the beautiful (both sounds and object) double-lp on fragment factory by jean-luc guionnet and thomas tilly (we’d like to hear how it relates to the cd release from a few years ago that partly shares its title), and a cassette release by a new artist to our airwaves, matthew atkins (this one is also available as a name-your-price download). andy graydon‘s release is a free download from the contour editions website, and yui onodera‘s work is a paid download from the dragon’s eye bandcamp page. and all the aporee sounds, of course, can be heard at https://aporee.org/maps. […]Read more
we’ve had a little stint of receiving physical releases in the post again lately, which has been lovely, and we’re getting to two more of them this edition: the re-release of the 1998 work by the great small cruel party, islands of sleep, and the not-quite-latest vinyl release by pali meursault, stridulations. also some bandcamp releases that you can go and explore further via the links below: the various artists collaborative work sound: lost and found symphony, led by marcus leadley, james bulley, david rogers and adrian newton, with the participation of ivon oates, mandy rathbone, sarah west, eva fahle-clouts, jemima talbot-rogers, yoshiki ichihara, han joon sung, duncan silvey and guy fleisher, and russian artist rem koral’s 2016 release, rain, waves and stream. also another unreleased work (available on soundcloud) send to us by peter wullen – a beautiful, dreamy, looping ambiance constructed from the sounds of a belgian subway station, more sounds from the aporee maps, and a framework introduction recorded for us in the uk by last week’s framework:afield contributor, peter rice, aka thesoundcollective.Read more
in this edition we pay tribute to the mexican field recordist and sound artist manrico montero, who sadly passed away recently only in his 40’s. we’re featuring a selection of his own solo and collaborative works as released by labels such as unfathomless, sem and impulsive habitat, as well as works by other artists – terje paulsen, james mcdougall, juan josé calarco, christopher mcfall, hiroki sasajima – released on the netlabel that manrico himself curated, mandorla. we didn’t know him personally, but from the tributes that have been made to him throughout the field recording community, it is clear that he will be greatly missed. […]Read more
we had a pleasant week full of packages arriving at framework HQ – well, ok, only two, but that’s a lot these days. once upon a time we received three or four packages PER DAY with new submissions for the show, and while the submission rate hasn’t really dropped, 95% of them are online now, so we don’t get that nice it’s-christmas-everyday feeling anymore. i wouldn’t want to go back to those days, we wouldn’t have room to keep all those spinning things, but once in a while it’s still nice to hold objects in the hand, especially when they’re as attractive as these ones are. thanks philip sulidae and adrian dziewanski! […]Read more