field recordings

Found sound: noise as art

More and more musicians are downing instruments in favour of capturing the natural noises outside their studio. We delve into their sonic world…

Interview: Huw Bennett

Footloose innovator Huw Bennett is a bassist and producer whose work weaves in field recordings from Gambia. He tells us about his first LP, Susso, and what's in store for the 2018 reboot...

Interview: David Toop

'Found sounds and field recordings help us cross that gap we feel divides us from other creatures:' sonic innovator and Bjork-influencer David Toop on the music outside music...

Interview: Farm Hand

'I don’t know what came over me! It was supposed to be cold and arty': Shape Records head honch Mark Daman Thomas (aka Farm Hand) on goofing around for his ace new LP and vid...

30 seconds interview: Sephine Llo

Sephine Llo's debut LP I, Your Moon, is a deeply moving tribute to a young life cut short and a new life beginning, reflected through the otherworldly incantations of an artist in her stride.