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In 3 Sets
- 27 Tracks, 1.06.26
In 1 Group
Not much time or energy this week, so I started with an ambient sound suggesting a large space and worked from there, using recordings I’d made of children’s parties and family conversations, grabs from YouTube and sounds from freesound.org:
Lots of playing around, sliding and pitch altering, layering sounds and then mixing. I ended up with 13 stereo tracks and a joke buried in the mix.
Disquiet Junto Project 0038: Zola's Foley
This project is a follow-up to last week's. Last week, for the 37th project, we focused on pure, unadulterated field recording; the project was to "record sound from a large retail space, preferably a department store."
This week, for the 38th project, we will create an "artificial field recording." That is, this week we'll make something that to the listener appears to be a field recording, but is in truth entirely constructed. The aim carries over from last week: the finished audio should appear to be that of a large department store.
Background: The goal for this project is twofold. In the immediate sense, it is to explore foley techniques from film and television sound, in which noises are employed to suggest other sounds (i.e., a bicycle bell suggests a cash register, layered and echoed footsteps suggest a crowd, a doorbell suggests an elevator).
This Disquiet Junto project was done in association with the exhibit As Real As It Gets, organized by Rob Walker at the gallery Apex Art in Manhattan (November 15 - December 22, 2012):
More on this 37th Disquiet Junto project at:
More details on the Disquiet Junto at: Disquiet Junto;