exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments

Tag: field recordings

Chicago Wildsounds Presents “Rooted in Sound: A Night of Soundscapes” – Thursday, March 5

Chicago Wildsounds is proud to present “Rooted in Sound: A Night of Soundscapes” at DePaul Art Museum 5:30pm on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Featuring lecture by Dr. Bryan Pijanowski, one of today’s leading acoustic ecologists, and sound performances by Zach Moore and Owen Davis.

Mixage Fou Chicago Sound Bank Call for Submissions – Deadline – September 27

Beginning October 4 the Mixage Fou Sound Bank will be available for the creation of original sound pieces. Works may be music compositions, sound narration, soundscapes, crazy mixes, etc. The duration is limited to 80 seconds. The deadline for submission of original sound pieces is November 16.

New Release from the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology

The Empty Space

THE EMPTY SPACE : Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology / World Listening Project

A joint release by The World Listening Project and The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, The Empty Space is now available on the Wandering Ear net.label. Launched in 2006, Wandering Ear is dedicated to releasing field recording-oriented audio from around the world..

The Empty Space : LISTEN

curated and produced by Christopher Preissing


the empty space, destitute of activity,
once inhabited, teeming with life, leaving traces
in the earth, on their walls, in the air
abandoned or never inhabited
a sonic odor, once removed
remains etched in the subconscious

artist / title
Christopher Preissing – Past Is Present
Chad Clark – 223 West Jackson
Eric Leonardson – Water El Train
Anton Mobin – Blockhaus de l’Atlantique
Christopher Preissing – On the Rocks
kikiilimikilii – Caphtoires
Christopher Preissing – Still Point
Peter Memmer – Silence Has a Body Too
Greg O’Drobinak – Purdue, Third Floor, Machine Room
Eric Leonardson – Sink Clocks


Earth Day 2012 Listening To the Earth April 22

What do you hear when you listen to the Earth? The World Listening Project invites you to participate in “Listen to the Earth,” a global event that happens during Earth Week. Listen to the Earth activities include listening to one’s soundscape, field recordings, soundwalks, performances, […]