SCHAEFER, JANEK - LOCATION STORIES (2X7")


"'Location Stories' is another collection of found-sound stories, that Stichting Mixer is proud of to release. A: Minneapolis Office Max Messages > 1.45min A collage of the messages I found left on the display model of a mini digital dictaphone bought at a Branch of Office Max in Minneapolis. In a condensed period of time we get to hear many different cultures and stereotypes interacting with the technology uninterrupted by the presence of sales staff. The track concludes with a voice from my car radio, as I tested it in the car park outside, talking about innovation and technology. B: Field Recording > 6.00min This is the unedited recording of a huge field of silent goats in the village of Villanueva de la Concepcion, south Spain. They were all wearing goat bells and didn't bleat once. The result is a random cacophony of bells. A very pure 'field recording' composition. C: Amazon Word Game [beginning] side 1 > 7.41min D: Amazon Word Game [ending] side 2 > 7.40min A recording made in the heart of The Amazon Rain Forest, where a Brazilian guide, two English tourists and a German tourist, are lying in hammocks at dusk, in a camp made from palm leaves, playing a 'word association' game. The language differences make an entertaining and intimate play of language in the middle of the ambient sounds of the virgin rainforest." (label info)
in stock | NL| 2006| MIXER | 13.90


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