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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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August 2015 Some unfinished songs I’ve recently recorded at nature reserve Drömling, Germany. PFR11324, 2-00, 150809, Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla, excitement, begging calls, subsong Kraemkerhorst, Germany, Telinga parabolic reflector PFR11320, 2-00, 150809, Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla, 1CY, plastic song Kraemkerhorst, Germany, Telinga parabolic reflector


Bird bound feat. Hendrik Walcher

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August 2015 In the early 2000s I curated a sound art series called Alula Ton Serien. I think it was the concert series where I met Hendrik Walcher, an ornithologist and sound recordist for the first time. I remember not very detailed at things from that time, simply because I was so busy these days. […]


Red barn

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August 2015 On my way back from Iceland I came across Denmark. In 2009 I visited the Tipperne peninsula for the first time and was absolutely impressed by the lush birdlife I found there. This year my visit was quite late in the breeding season and the weather was rather uncomfortable with a stiff breeze […]


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 […]