field recording

Earthworks

Here's a 13-Minute Clip of Animal Collective Searching for Sounds in the Brazilian Rainforest

It's taken from 'Earthworks,' a new documentary series that follows artists on remarkable journeys around the world.
Noisey Staff
6.2.17
music video

[Premiere] Glowing LED Lights Dance to Birdsong in This Dreamlike Music Video

Hidden Orchestra recorded the sounds of nature at dawn to form the foundation of each track on his new album.
Kevin Holmes
5.18.17
Art

An Artist Documented Ayahuasca's Secrets as Sounds and Textile Art

“Everything is vibrating,” explains Irish artist Tanya Harris.
Andrew Salomone
8.10.16
Paris

Listen to the Sound of Extinct Habitats Preserved by an Ex-Hollywood Composer

After working on 'Rosemary's Baby' and 'Apocalypse Now,' Bernie Krause records orchestras of natural animal sounds.
Noémie Jennifer
7.20.16
Interviews

This Guy Made an Album Recorded Entirely at Guitar Center, and It Actually Kind of Rules?

Finally, what the world has been waiting for!
Reed Dunlea
7.13.15
Interviews

Listen to the Final Track From Burial Hex's Swansong While Clay Ruby Talks About Death and "Romantic Death Metal"

Clay Ruby discusses the death of Burial Hex; stream one of its final moments
Andy O'Connor
11.19.14
noise

What the 'Claustrophobic Atmosphere' at the Heart of a Data Center Sounds Like

Creeping and cyclical, pricked here and there with machine chatter, the din registers its own kind of mysterious silence.
Brian Anderson
9.11.14
earth

The Sounds of the Planet Melting

If a glacier melts, will it make a sound?
Brian Anderson
8.15.14
Motherboard Blog

What Every Habitat on Earth Sounds Like

It's days like today that we should all be deeply indebted to ambient crowdsourcing projects like Nature Soundmap, a new interactive global library of habitat noises.
Brian Anderson
2.3.14