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©©'s New Album Is a Dog-Eared Postcard From Off the Grid

Stream the elusive producer’s ‘People, Places, Patterns’ before it comes out June 27 on Jungle Gym Records.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.16.17
Features

Between Worlds: How Field Recordings Can Challenge Our Perceptions of Electronic Music

We speak to Throwing Shade and Black Merlin about what happens when east meets west.
James Darton
1.19.17
Music

The Global Synthesizer Project Makes Crowdsourced Sound Art

For Moogfest, sound artist Yuri Suzuki and Moog Music’s Chris Howe built a global sampler that is also a sound art installation.
DJ Pangburn
5.24.16
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Join Ashworth on the 'Slag Heap'

New label No Real Value is looking to combine the club with field recordings — check out their inaugural release right here.
THUMP Staff
11.9.15
Music

Abandoned Bunkers Become Unlikely Recording Studios

Talking to Samson Young, the artist recording an eerie nursery rhyme along Hong Kong's historically catastrophic Gin Drinker's Line.
Ysabelle Cheung
8.5.15
Music

[Exclusive Premiere] 'The Clock' Creator Christian Marclay Cuts a New Audiovisual Artwork

Marclay combines music and movie clips into "Fade to Slide" a piece commissioned by Bang on a Can All-Stars—and the result is pure jazz.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.21.15
noise

The Crushing Din of Vibrating Buildings

Since 2006, Nicolas Maigret has been blasting iconic European architecture with high-powered subwoofers. The results are overwhelming.
Brian Anderson at Motherboard
12.26.14
Design

New App Lets You Record Geo-Located Sounds And Stories For Others To Discover

'Recho" lets users record and discover messages which can be left scattered across physical locations.
Kevin Holmes
12.3.14
Music

3D Sonic Postcards Bring A New Meaning To Surround Sound

With the ubiquity of high-quality image capture tools, isn't it about time that audio caught up?
DJ Pangburn
10.9.14
Words

How Chet Faker Turns Weird Field Recordings Into Songs

Even his friends laughing like maniacs on mushrooms.
VICE Thump
12.9.13
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Touch Sensitive and EGO Use Your Instagram To Make Tracks

Submit your favorite sounds to take part in a cool audiovisual experiment from Down Under.
THUMP Staff
11.6.13
Music

Yuri Suzuki's Spherical Record Showcases The Sound Of Earth

<p>The sound artist compiles field recordings from around the world onto the surface of a globe.</p>
Abdullah Saeed
10.22.12