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
this edition of framework:afield has been produced in canada by france jobin. after a six-year hiatus, this is the latest installment in her ongoing series these are a few of my favorite things. producer’s notes:
france jobin – my favorite things (Installment #10)
Bonjour, I am France Jobin, Welcome to these are a few of my favorite things.
As mentioned in earlier installments, my interpretation of field recording based works is very broad. however, the thread I like to follow is to find artists who have mastered their unique identity through the music of sound.
In the last 4 years, I have spent a lot of time in the Abruzzo region of Italy. With this edition of my favorite things, it is my pleasure to showcase the sound artists of this region.
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
this edition of framework:afield has been produced in quebec, canada by boris chassagne, and is entitled 60 secondes radio. for more information see http://www.60secondesradio.com. producer’s notes:
60 Second Radio presented its 4th edition last spring. Over the years and since 2015, more than 400 radio works were submitted to this international radio art competition by radio artist originating from more than 40 countries and in some 15 languages. 60 Second Radio is based in Montréal. It is a contest but also a broadcast platform which distributes freely the audio works collected to non-profit radios and festivals around the globe. Many radio stations, radio festivals and independent radio artists have aired many selections of the sounds produced in 2015, 16, 17, and 2018, Framework Radio being one of them. Here a 57 minute selection of exactly that, 57 works from at least 57 different artists, most with some elements of field recording. You can also listen to all audio works from present and pas editions of the contest on the 60 Second Radio soundcloud:
https://soundcloud.com/60secondesradio/sets/2018-60-s-radio […]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
this edition of framework:afield has been produced in ireland by slavek kwi, aka artificial memory trace. for more information, see http://www.artificialmemorytrace.com. producer’s notes:
An Attempt to Tune_in to Everything through Manifestation of Ego Chapter Five from Soundlife of Slavek Kwi, radio-series:
This is fifth installment of another soundOrganism destined for Framework radio, and is this time dedicated to the idea of exploring extrasensory communication in an attempt to raise our sensitivity to one another and to our surrounding environment. […]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
this edition of framework:afield has been produced in the uk by thesoundcollective, aka peter rice. for more of peter’s work see http://www.peterricesounddesign.co.uk. producer’s notes:
thesoundcollective is a collection of designers and engineers making audio in many ways. it’s contributors continually evolve and change around the centre pin of one designer, peter rice. most of the pieces in this program are made up of contributions from sound designers and composers from the uk theatre scene. […]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
this edition of framework:afield has been produced in canada by claude schryer. for more information see http://simplesoundscapes.ca. producer’s notes:
Simplesoundscapes are a series of field recordings by Canadian soundscape composer Claude Schryer that explore mindfulness through listening. Simplesoundscapes Afield (2018) is a narrated radio composition that brings together 18 of the best of 80 episodes from the second iteration of this project. […]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
this week’s edition of framework:afield has been produced in tashkent, uzbekistan by vortichez. for more sounds see http://soundcloud.com/vortichez. producer’s notes:
framework:afield: Deep Listening 2018
Field recordings and field recording based sound art of recently certified teachers in the late Pauline Oliveros’ Deep Listening® practice, presented by sound artist Vortichez.
For more information about Deep Listening join the FaceBook Group: The Center for Deep Listening at Rensselaer.
Artwork by fellow new Deep Listening certificate holder Gwyneth Anderson, inspired by the sounds from the show: Internal facade of Umayyad Mosque of Aleppo drawn in violets. (http://gwynethvzanderson.com) […]Read more