Ten sound artists and composers from around the world respond to notions of place. Featuring binaural sound, electroacoustic composition and field sound recordings, Hearing Place journeys the environment and that of our internal response.
The Australian Sound Design Project in association with Move Records is proud to announce the launch of Hearing Place, an audio CD with works by 10 artists from around the world.
The pieces respond to notions of place from a variety aesthetic viewpoints and methodologies. The works range from classic electroacoustic and soundscape compositions through to pure unedited field recordings. Ten works journey the acoustic environment and that of our internal response and provide unique insight to each locale.
The composers include:
Petri Kuljuntausta (Finland)
Samuel Pellman (USA)
Christopher DeLaurenti (USA)
Jon Drummond (Australia)
Aaron Ximm (USA)
Greg Hooper (Australia)
Viv Corringham (United Kingdom)
Pierre Thoma (Switzerland)
Gabriele Proy (Austria)
Michelle Nagai (USA)
Ros Bandt is a composer performer and sound artist who is passionate about combining ancient and modern sonic practices. Her sound research has included building a medieval Pythagorean recorder and she directs the Australian sound design project on line at the Australian centre, The University of Melbourne.
- Vroom!! Petri Kuljuntausta 8:19
- The Home Planet Samuel Pellman 9:58
- Your 3 Minute Mardi Gras Christopher DeLaurenti 3:00
- Sydney Sound Walk Jon Drummond 9:29
- Beach Rain Aaron Ximm 5:58
- decemberYard Greg Hooper 9:59
- Vocal Strolls Viv Corringham 6:03
- Le Souterrain Pierre Thoma 8:22
- Lagom Gabriele Proy 3:29
- Hawk Study Michelle Nagai 7:29
- Petri Kuljuntausta · track 1
- Samuel Pellman · track 2
- Christopher DeLaurenti · track 3
- Jon Drummond · track 4
- Aaron Ximm · track 5
- Greg Hooper · track 6
- Viv Corringham · track 7
- Pierre Thoma · track 8
- Gabriele Proy · track 9
- Michelle Nagai · track 10
Michelle Nagai is a New York City based electroacoustic composer and performance artist whose interdisciplinary approach utilises a myriad of physical and aural elements in the creation of site-specific performances, radio broadcasts and installations.
Gabriele Proy is a composer and sound artist living in Vienna and studied composition and computer music at the Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts. Her electroacoustic soundscapes and sound installations have been performed and exhibited widely.
Pierre Thoma makes instrumental compositions, loudspeaker installations for concerts and exhibitions, sound poetry performances and textual and graphic works for publications and exhibitions .
Viv Corringham is a vocalist based in London. She works with improvisation, electronics and Eastern Mediterranean music.
Greg Hooper lectures in the Information Environments and Multimedia programs at the University of Queensland.
San Francisco sound artist Aaron Ximm makes trips for the headphone tourist with recordings he collects around the world. He seeks to reveal the hidden music of the everyday soundscape.
Jon Drummond is a Sydney-based composer who creates works for a variety of media including electroacoustic, live electronics, interactive media, web and installation.
Christopher DeLaurenti is a composer, improviser, phonographer, and music writer. His music resides at delaurenti.net along with many music-related essays and articles.
Presently a Professor of Music at Hamilton College, in Clinton, New York, Samuel Pellman has composed a variety of works for acoustic and electroacoustic media.
Petri Kuljuntausta is a composer, performer and sound artist. His latest soundscape compositions are based on the first recorded sounds of Aurora Borealis along with soundscape compositions based on urban environments.
Where to buy
This recording project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.