Reclamation redux

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Port Adelaide – June 2013. Photo: Lauren Playfair.

Back in June 2013, I participated in Adhocracy 2013 with a project called ReclamationOver a three-day period, waterways surrounding Port Adelaide were sonically surveyed with standard, contact and underwater microphones, with the intention of capturing the industrial and natural sonic environments of the area. The concept behind the field work was to examine these contrasting sonic environments and speculate the role of the natural world (present and future) in a predominantly post-industrial environment.

On the final night of Adhocracy, I presented a composition incorporating recordings made over the three-day period. I was pleased with the outcome (especially given the tight timeframe!) but thought it would be good to go back and redevelop the material at some point.

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Shoot forward to January 2015: There’s a new album in the works! I’ve been approached for a new release on the 3LEAVES imprint and I thought this would be a great opportunity to revisit this project and build upon the previous work using existing recordings and well as some additional material.

More to follow in the coming months.

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