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a summer palimpsest

Four walks around a year: summer Gruenrekorder | GrDl 130/13 The slow release of the four winnall moors soundwalks reaches summer. The full 25-minute perambulation is available as a digital download (MP3/FLAC) from the German field-recording and sound art label … Continue reading

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four walks around a year: spring

four walks around a year: spring Gruenrekorder | GrDl 128/13 Stepping into dawn The four winnall moors soundwalks will be slow released during 2013 on the German field-recording and sound art label Gruenrekorder Digital. Such a durational release of the soundwalks … Continue reading

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Interruptions in the soundscape: sound squared

In early October there was a sudden interruption to the landscape and soundscape in the moors. The collapse of a ‘hatch’ diverting water from the river Itchen into the water meadow meant that emergency repair work had to be undertaken. … Continue reading

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Autumn dawn with canoes: listening and speaking

The autumn equinox took place on September the 23rd and I rose early to record the first dawn of autumn. The autumnal equinox is that point at which the sun passes southerly across the celestial equator (the imaginary line of … Continue reading

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Everything is singing: the percussion of mandibles and the songs of pondweed

15/08/10 In the summer the moors are pregnant with sound, everywhere hums, sings, scratches, clicks and whines. Not all of these sounds are available to the ear, but they are still there. The microscopic noise that lurks beneath the surface … Continue reading

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Acoustic perambulators: a walk with the Pipistrelles

31/07/10 At the end of July there was an opportunity to join a bat walk around the moors. Although bat detectors were provided I wanted to get my own and learn more about ultrasound and different forms of bat detection. … Continue reading

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The rhythm in rain, doors and hammers

On what the BBC had forecast to be a day of showers and sunny intervals, I met up with Rachel and a work party at Barton Farm barn in the north of the moors. The work party were charged with … Continue reading

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