Recorded in October 2019 at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin, Instioge, and Galway. Galway wall mural.
Tucked in the middle of Southern France, with the Pyrenees rimming the horizon on a clear day, is Durban. We enter from the West. Thank God we had a GPS, because even with our Michelin map, this is remote country side. We are wrapped in that iconic patchwork of many-hued, squared-off, rolling crop fields marked … More In the Quilt of Southern France
A meander through the Midi-Pyrénées. The silent parts are not silent. Please use ear buds/headphones.
Recorded between May 30, 2016 and June 6, 2016, mostly in Oakland, California, leading up to California’s 2016 June 7th primary. The voices and sounds you hear are: Hillary Clinton, San Diego, CA, Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 Girls Quartet singing Little Mix (Wings), Oakland School of the Arts, Downtown Oakland Rally for Hillary, June … More Eve of a California Primary
A field recording of the world premiere performance of Lisa Bielawa’s “Crissy Broadcast” on October 26, 2013, Crissy Field, adjacent to the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA at 10am by • San Francisco Contemporary Music Players • San Francisco Girls Chorus • San Francisco Symphony Community of Music Makers • Chamber Chorus of the … More Lisa Bielawa’s October 26, 2013 10a.m. “Crissy Broadcast” from Bielewa’s AIRFIELD BROADCASTS project.
Early evening, Jackson Square, New Orleans, December 2013.
For have to not die. Got AIDS. Right now myself die. Oh! Cancer. Throat cancer. Right now I got nothin’ to eat. For those who don’t know me I’m a very unhappy. I got pain in my stomach. I’m not supposed to be beggin’ like that. I beg Jesus. For those who can help me … More Knickbocker Knees
August 3, 2015, MoMA, New York. Audio field recording on a ZOOM H2n from inside the bag. Photos courtesy of Bob Devaney.
Rockport, Massachusetts, USA, with just under eight thousand year round residents, sits on the tip of a peninsula called Cape Ann that extends ten miles East into the Atlantic Ocean and is accessible by car, train, or boat. Like many New England towns, Rockport lives with its early history. For several years our family rented … More On the Edge of a Continent
Cena, cenae, feminine, means dinner. Epistula, epistulae, feminine, means letter. Litterae, literaum, feminine, also equals letter. One littera is one letter of the alphabet. Gratia, gratiae, feminine, equals gratitude. Do not confuse it with gratus, grate, gratum, which means pleasing. All of us are gonna have to help each other out. So, like, you’re gonna, … More Latin Lesson