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Hearing Place

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)


Petri Kuljuntausta

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.

Samuel Pellman

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.

Christopher DeLaurenti

Christopher DeLaurenti is a composer, improviser, phonographer, and music writer. His music resides at along with many music-related essays and articles.

Jon Drummond

Jon Drummond is a Sydney-based composer who creates works for a variety of media including electroacoustic, live electronics, interactive media, web and installation.

Aaron Ximm

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.

Greg Hooper

Greg Hooper lectures in the Information Environments and Multimedia programs at the University of Queensland.

Viv Corringham

Viv Corringham is a vocalist based in London. She works with improvisation, electronics and Eastern Mediterranean music.

Pierre Thoma

Pierre Thoma makes instrumental compositions, loudspeaker installations for concerts and exhibitions, sound poetry performances and textual and graphic works for publications and exhibitions .

Gabriele Proy

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.

Michelle Nagai

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.

Audio previews

Track Listing

  1. Vroom!! Petri Kuljuntausta 8:19
  2. The Home Planet Samuel Pellman 9:58
  3. Your 3 Minute Mardi Gras Christopher DeLaurenti 3:00
  4. Sydney Sound Walk Jon Drummond 9:29
  5. Beach Rain Aaron Ximm 5:58
  6. decemberYard Greg Hooper 9:59
  7. Vocal Strolls Viv Corringham 6:03
  8. Le Souterrain Pierre Thoma 8:22
  9. Lagom Gabriele Proy 3:29
  10. Hawk Study Michelle Nagai 7:29


Where to buy

Hearing Place is available for download from the iTunes Music Store.
It's available for streaming through Apple Music.

Hearing Place is available as as CD. It can be purchased online through Buywell Music or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

Move CDs can be ordered through music retailers across Australia including Readings.

Product details

This recording project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

List price
$25.00 AUD
Total playing time
72 minutes 6 seconds
Thanks to
Australia Council
Australian Research Council
Release date
© 2003 Move Records
℗ 2003 Move Records
Australian, Cross-cultural
Catalogue number
MD 3275
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574327526