Soundscapes

Shadowlands: Light and Darkness on the Urban Edge

In Nigel Dawson’s photographic mutations of the everyday, human ghosts lurk within shadowy high-rise housing estates, derelict buildings and industrial edgelands.

Traffic Reports from Dark Roundabouts, Deadly Roads & Stone Age Service Stations

A series of films about traffic black spots that have seeped into the national consciousness.

Hastings’ 1919 U-Boat Wreck: Dark Omen, Harbinger of Chaos, Agent of Eris

WORDS: Gareth E Rees MUSIC: Wave Seer (Gareth E. Rees and James Weaver) In May 1919, the decommissioned U-boat 118 …

Uncanny Waters: Life and Death by Coasts and Canals

LOCATION 1: London, The Social, 28th February – tickets here LOCATION 2: Hastings, Electric Palace Cinema, 2nd March 2018 – …

A Prospect of Loughton Brook

MUSIC & WORDS: Spaceship (Mark Williamson) LOCATION: Epping Forest A Prospect of Loughton Brook was recorded using binaural and hydrophone …

London’s Marshland: An Electronic Exploration by Andrew Weatherall

MUSIC: Andrew Weatherall. This atmospheric mix by Andrew Weatherall first appeared on the Rotters Golf Club website. It was inspired …

The Cornish Lost Kingdom & The Oil Spill: A Catastrophic Soundscape

LOCATION: Cornwall ALBUM: Kemper Norton, ‘Toll’  LABEL: Front and Follow  WORDS: Gareth E. Rees Kemper Norton’s new concept album brings …

The Flock & The Factory: Field Recordings in Canvey Island

LOCATION: Canvey Island, Essex WORDS & FIELD RECORDINGS: Natasha Zielazinski I recently did some cycling and recording at Canvey Island. …

Fields: Churches & Rivers by Spaceship

LOCATION: Fields, churches and rivers. MUSIC: Spaceship ART: Maxim Griffin Fields: Churches & Rivers forms the first volume of a …

A Palaeolithic Invocation at Barnfield Pit, Kent

LOCATION: Swanscombe, north-west Kent MUSIC: Hand of Stabs  Unofficial Britain is delighted to share another site-specific performance by the experimental sound collective Hand …