So on the recommendation of Indianna, I turned on Radio 3 to listen to ‘Composers’ Rooms‘.
The recommendation was for the rich and engrossing soundscapes of Chris Watson – stunning work in its own right. Chris specialises in Natural History and natural environment sound recording, but any scene he introduces to you is painted with the panache and masterfulness of a William Turner. Below is a link to his website, with links aplenty to his work.
But the one piece I was incredibly shocked by was ‘G.L.O.R.I‘ by Jennifer Walshe. Described as and extended vocal technique, the piece feels something between a Stars in Their Eyes level karaoke and a montage piece. The best way to describe her performance is live vocal sampling of music in quick succession.
Definitely worth a listen to:
Apart from that, Happy New Year!
(Look Jennet, I posted!)