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After two or three years of using phonography and noise music (anthrophony?) to find a way of dealing with human-induced noise, I decided to focus on the sounds of nature. Discovering Chris Watson’s “Outside the Circle of Fire” (WATSON 2008) was a more than welcome confirmation of my perception that pure, not collaged biophonies can have an […]

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Findings #03

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Findings – Phonographie Diskurse Patrick Franke &  Chris Weinheimer Ausgabe #03 – noise 13.07.2015, 20:00h Kapitaldruck Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 36 Leipzig-Süd Rauschen ist Bestandteil jeder technischen Aufnahme. Mit diesen Begriff wird in der Informationstheorie das nicht Verwertbare, nicht zur Information Gehörige bezeichnet. Aber lässt sich dieses allgegenwärtige „Geräusch“ so einfach in die Bedeutungslosigkeit hinein bezeichnen? Der Begriff […]

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Eastcoast

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JUNE 2015 Usually I try to avoid having expectations at all. The same goes for travelling. In addition, living a busy life means doing first things first – so I went off to my recent UK trip once more rather mentally unprepared. As a first stopover on my way to Northumberland Santpoort in the Netherlands […]

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Just dutch birding II

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MAY 2015 It’s no secret the Netherlands are always worth a visit at least for birding. Especially the north seems to be blessed with migrants and sometimes one can get the impression, the countless dutch birders even find every vagrant may it ever so inconspicuous. Therefore, no doubt a stopover in Holland travelling from the […]

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Come back, kid!

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MAY 2015 I remember vividly one of my first trips to explore potential biotopes for wildlife sound recording around Leipzig. Driven by the idea we could spot a displaying Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola my friend Daniel and I went off to a forest which should inhabit lots of them. PFR10669, 1-11, 150324, Eurasian Blue Tit […]

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Findings #02

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Findings – Phonographie Diskurse Patrick Franke &  Chris Weinheimer Ausgabe #02 – Tiere 13.03.2015, 20:00h Kapitaldruck Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 36 Leipzig-Süd Der Begriff des Natürlichen hat Bedeutungswandel erlebt, die ihn fast unbrauchbar machen. Von der „Gesamtheit dessen, was durch die Sinne wahrnehmbar ist“ bis hin zu dem, „was nicht vom Menschen geschaffen wurde“ ist Natur immer wieder […]

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Drömling VI

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FEBRUARY 2015 Here some impressions of my trips to the Altmark (Saxony Anhalt) during the winter. PFR10386, 2-00, 141231, children, campfire, raindrops, fireworks Flachwasserzone Mannhausen, Germany, ORTF, Neumann KM184   PFR10402, 2-00, 150104, Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus, calls in flight Berenbrock, Germany, Telinga parabolic reflector PFR10478, 2-00, 150121, Goldcrest Regulus regulus, 20, foraging on the […]