This week on the stopGOstop podcast… A plot pickle or looking for a way out of the trouble we’re in, an audio collage of a 1990 speech concerning the emerging field of climate change by Carl Sagan and the made for cable movie Deceptions (1990), accompanied by synthesizer and digital signal processing.
This week on the stopGOstop podcast… We will no not what will succeed, an audio collage of a 1988 interview with Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking and Arthur C. Clark, along side the 2017 media availability of Bill Belichick, accompanied by synthesizer.
This week on the program… there are problems that we can foresee, those that we can prepare for, those that we can dodge, those we can predict… there are others that we cause ourselves, these, the self-inflected are often the hardest.
stopGOstop presents Soft Bodies, an audio collage about war, misfortune and disaster, mostly man-made. Featuring recording about the Challenger Disaster, the Dust Bowl, shipwrecks, resent and historic environmental collapse and of course atomic power.
Part two, …of Sense, listens to World War III, the fundamental structure of natural law and Fargo, the whale dung sniffing dog, alongside field recordings, synthesizers and electroacoustic collage.
And don’t forget to stop back next week for the the exciting conclusion, …of Imagination, listens to Pirates! Secret Government Technology! Hobbes! Mars! and Much Much More!
Part one, …of Man, listens to the preparations for war, whale hunting, Pirates! and the fear of a secret government, alongside field recordings, synthesizers and electroacoustic collage.
‘Tune in’ next week for part two, …of Sense, and in two weeks for the the exciting conclusion, …of Imagination. Pirates! Secret Government Technology! Hobbes! and Much Much More!
The recording begins sitting in Lafayette Square, near the North Lawn of White House. I then walked counterclockwise around the grounds of the White House (north, west, south, east, north). There is an unusually amount interference in the recording, especially present near the South Gate (14:45). I can only assume it is from the surveillance and detection devices at the gate and around the White House. After I walk past the South Gate you can hear in the distance, just down Pennsylvanian Avenue, the finish line for the Girls on the Run 5K. The run is ‘dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.’ At both the beginning and end of the recording there is the sound of a runner who blows Vuvuzela when he passes by the South Lawn.
The recording is about 25 minutes. Continue reading