Remembering a crisis in sound

Lights streak by on a main road in east London.

FIELD RECORDING Remembering a crisis in sound Street recordings from the UK’s first coronavirus lockdown tell a tale of quietness, crisis, and the presence of absence. by Jay Richardson3rd April 2022 If you’ve seen a Hollywood disaster movie or two, you may have a sense of how they usually sound: loud. Some, like Earthquake (1974), […]

Thoughts on climate, feelings on safety

Thoughts on climate, feelings on safety: Skyscrapers hover precariously on clouds above the ocean

CLIMATE Thoughts on climate, feelings on safety “It doesn’t feel great to live on a cloud while the rest of the world goes under”: the feelings under the surface of climate safety by Jay Richardson 10 February 2022 If your friends say insightful things that you wish you’d written down, you’re not alone. I guess […]