UPDATE 12/16/15: Are you a fan of Irv’s work? Want to collaborate or share your personal story of discovering the environments series? Drop me a line at jonathaneennewton [at] gmail [dot] com. Exciting projects in the works. UPDATE 10/8/14: I’m now working with Syntonic Research, Irv Teibel’s label, to sort through his papers and recordings […]
Hear the subtle mimicry of the lyrebird recorded by ornithologist K.C. Halafoff.
When you hear the name Roomful of Teeth what image comes to mind? Perhaps a brutal Swedish metal group invoking a pagan mosh. Or maybe a mid-70s Italian exploitation film filled with vampiric episodes. In Pee Wee’s Playhouse both guesses would be correct, however this is the realm of new music where esoterica thrives and fragment-sentenced band […]
This album introduces the “Gross Method” of learning Morse Code which will have you long-shorting in no time.
Take a ride on the wild side with the static pony to the tune of the calliope.
Cook Records tours the world of hi-fi and stereophonic sound with stops in Seville and Detroit.
Alpheidae, or snapping shrimp, produce sounds up to 218 dB and can kill small fish with the change in pressure.
Word jazz pioneer Ken Nordine’s ode to the spectrum of visible light.
This stunning “symphony” is pieced together from bird calls recorded by Jerry and Norma Stilwell. Jim Fassett then overlayed the sped-up and slowed-down calls to simulate the varied timbres of an orchestra. The work is divided into three parts–Andante e lirico, Buffo, and Misterioso–and premiered on Fassett’s Sunday afternoon CBS radio program. Messiaen would have been […]