Monthly archive November, 2012
The winds of Ocean Breeze lament Staten Island's dead

The winds of Ocean Breeze lament Staten Island’s dead

The winds of Ocean Breeze lament Staten Island’s dead from finitor on Vimeo. There’s this unfinished building on Staten Island’s east shore, intended to eventually house an indoor track. When the wind blows strong, the metal strutwork and roof skin resonate to create this haunting music, like something one of those austere Nordic composers like...
Insects

Insects

Nature Sound Recording Workshop 2012 : Insects in three locations from john grzinich on Vimeo.
Simon Whetham Interview

Simon Whetham Interview

Fifteen Questions has published a nice interview with my good friend Simon Whetham, a great sound artist working mainly with field recordings. For part-time Bristol resident Simon Whetham, location is vital to the creative process and as a launching point in composition but when it comes to the finished result, where the sound comes from...
Sandy

Sandy

Michael Raphael has published several recordings of hurricane Sandy. This past Monday was a rather hectic day on the East Coast, especially for New York and New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy started to bear down on Sunday night, and by Monday evening it was clear New York City was going to be hit with hurricane grade...