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 […]

III. The History of Sound in the Cinema: The Alchemists of Sound

Once more, a link to a BBC production. On the previous post of this series, I questioned the role of the magnetic tape on sound design development in its early days. Here, this question is answered, around many many interesting matters on sound, processes, archive footages and much more… What follows you encounter at DocumentaryStorm: […]

II. Contact Mics – Sound on Solid Objects

The series of posts on this subject comprise an attempt to understand everything about recording with contact microphones, including some light insights on  physics and       electronics. I’ll keep to an organization with small posts for each specific subject. Any comments or questions are welcome (which doesn’t mean I am an expert of any kind…). First, […]