Scorched Earth

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July 2019 The naturalist’s year is more or less structured by the life cycles of the natural world. Living in a life cycle mostly alienated from nature, it brings with it that only partial insights into the former are possible. At least once a year, I usually visit a former military training area south of […]

Move

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March 2019 After moving to Berlin, I slowly started to familiarise with my new environment, made some first trips in order to explore new spots and to check their suitability for sound recording. Unlike Leipzig, Berlin is not only surrounded by totally ruined agricultural deserts only, but of finest heathland and some interesting nature reserves. […]

Profen II

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February 2019 A field trip into a former coal mine (the landscape around Leipzig is strongly shaped by huge, primeval appearing wounds of the earth’s surface) raises some questions with the critical environmentalist. In addition to the bizarre beauty of these impressive landscapes, you will find views into the a small window of geological history, […]

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