For anyone interested in sound and sound recordings
'Selected Realities' is now available.
Released on the Viennese label, ‘Moozak’ Cat#005 : Available from website tattered-kaylor.com
Added by Tessa Elieff on March 18, 2013 at 8:03 — No Comments
Sound artists Jason Kavanagh (Scotland) and Jaydea Lopez (Australia) celebrate the use of technology in manipulating field recordings in their collaborative release [dis]location. Transplanting familiar sonic features into unfamiliar contexts, Kavanagh and Lopez explore the relationship between…Continue
Added by Jay-Dea Lopez on August 11, 2012 at 2:30 — No Comments
In 1898, Alfred Cort Haddon led an anthropological expedition from Cambridge (UK) to the Torres Strait Islands. They had with them a phonograph with which they made recordings of speech, songs and ceremonies. A few years ago I made a documentary programme on the expedition for BBC Archive Hour, produced by Monty Funk Productions. The programme has now been made available on their website as a podcast.…Continue
Added by Janet Topp Fargion on January 27, 2012 at 10:49 — No Comments
The SierraLeoneHeritage.org digital resource is the main output of a research project entitled ‘Reanimating Cultural Heritage: Digital Repatriation, Knowledge Networks and Civil Society Strengthening in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone’. Historically, cultural heritage has been a low priority in Sierra Leone. The hope is that by reanimating dispersed collections held in the Sierra Leone Natinal Museum, The British Museum, The British Library (among others) and the differently-situated knowledges…Continue
Added by Janet Topp Fargion on January 13, 2012 at 10:13 — No Comments
The World and Traditional Music section at the British Library has worked with ethnomusicologists/field recordist since 2000. Since then he has created a large archive or audio and video recordings of music and customs from rural, and often very remote, areas of India.
Some of his videos can be seen on his YouTube channel at…Continue
Added by Janet Topp Fargion on January 6, 2012 at 11:07 — No Comments
This represents a very nice collaboration between publishers and an academic society, enabling authors to distribute audiovisual materials to accompany their publications.
Added by Janet Topp Fargion on January 6, 2012 at 10:15 — No Comments