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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 […]

Silver Fox

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July 2017 At this year’s Wildlife Sound Recording Society‘s annual general meeting I have been awarded the Silver Fox Award. The Silver Fox ist the overall winner of the annual competition. I feel very honoured and would like to thank the society especially the jury! These are my competition submissions to five categories: single individual of one […]

Brandenburg

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July 2017 I recently made a short trip to a former military area in Brandenburg in order to make decent recordings of Eurasian Nightjars Caprimulgus europaeus and in hope for another Grey Wolf Lupus lupus observation. PFR13073, 26/05/2017, Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix, song, Brandenburg, Germany Unfortunately that area is close to Berlin thus air traffic […]

An eerie journey home

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July 2017 After a bird and marine mammal offshore survey, our ship was slowly sailing back to the harbour through an eerie almost surreal marine landscape. This an excerpt of a long duration recording. PFR12960, 13/05/2017, deck ambience, North Sea, offshore

Rituals

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July 2017 Two excerpts from a recording I recently made at Alfred-Kunze-Sportpark Leipzig. It was the final match of the season to decide BSG Chemie Leipzig‘s promotion. My goal was to document sonic fan culture of the Diablos Ultras Chemie group. PFR12984, 03/06/2017, Alfred-Kunze-Sportpark Leipzig, MS-Stereo PFR12985, 03/06/2017, Alfred-Kunze-Sportpark Leipzig, MS-Stereo