(Erstwhile - ERST066) 2xCD $24.25 (Out-of-stock)

A beautiful, flowering extension the Pisaro’s Transparent City (Wandelweiser 2007), where sine tones were chosen to roughly correlate with the perceived pitches of field recordings, resulting in a silvery strand weaving through the soundscape. Echoes of that are here, with roughly musical sounds embedded within a landscape and vice versa. Though not completely serene and contemplative, there does seem to be an elusive connectedness, an interweaving of apparently natural and electronic sounds such as birds, metallic clanks and thin sine tones; or a funereal, low piano tolling that bridges a chasm between the severely abstract and the sincerely (not sentimentally) emotive. A deep, incredible recording.


Pieces Of Air

(Lucky Kitchen) Used CD $20.00

This 2002 collection of uniquely compiled field recordings captured via multiple microphones professional and handmade, placed strategically about the recording subject matter (crickets, water against a rocky coast, Islamic calls to prayer in Istanbul), is a study of air movements and currents in open and enclosed spaces. “Tsunoda reveals the inherent beauty in everyday things…, thus creating an exposition of the sacred in the ordinary.