PST, THIRD COAST IS BACK THIS FALL — in a new, virtual world. Join us for much-needed audio community & inspiration in: Third Place.

Sounds Loved and Sounds Lost

This session is: 1) A brief survey of field recording by that and other names, with an emphasis on non-pragmatic applications of recording technology such as musique concrete (last century) and phonography (this one);

This session is: 1) A brief survey of field recording by that and other names, with an emphasis on non-pragmatic applications of recording technology such as musique concrete (last century) and phonography (this one);

2) Also, a myopic and highly personal review of the ethics, tactics and tools of the contemporary field recordist (especially, one on a woefully inadequate budget); and 3) Accompanied by a related set of favorite recordings (or particularly noteworthy failures), with many unnecessary departures and irrelevant anecdotes.


Featuring

Aaron Ximm

Aaron Ximm is a San Francisco-based field recordist and sound artist.