The Wind Rises sound design analysis I – the oneiric realm of Jiro (part 1)

The oneiric realm in this analysis concerns the dreams that Jiro experiences when he is sleeping and the visions that predict the outcome of a new aircraft construction or of relevant events in the narrative. These visions (while lacking a better term for the intensive and complex world of Miyazaki) emerge on circumstance, many times illustrating the genius aircraft […]

The Foreign Condition – Conversation with Paulo Dantas on Listening Awareness, Sound Education & Field Recording

In February, Paulo Dantas, a composer, improviser and field recordist, visited Stockholm as a guest composer at Elektronmusik Studion, to master two new music releases (Eva Mitocondrial, by Insignificanto, and Facies, by Bella) and to make some critical listening. We got the opportunity to meet and he very kindly agreed to share insights on listening, field […]