This week on the podcast, the exciting conclusion of special three part miniseries event, Leviathan. Part three…of Imagination, listens to Pirates! Whales! Secret Government Technology! Eldorado! Hobbes! Sound Collage! and Much! Much! More!
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.
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To or at a distance, a new composition for headphones featuring churning, rustling, buzzing, humming, crickets, a river, and a bowed string.