In The Field: The Art of Field Recording

Cathy Lane & Angus Carlyle

In The Field offers a collection of interviews with contemporary sound artists who use field recording in their work. The book explores some of the fundamental issues that underlie the development of field recordings at the core of these sound artists’ practice.

Recurring themes include early motivations, aesthetic preferences, the audible presence of the recordist and the nature of the field.

Conversations with Andrea Polli, Annea Lockwood, Antye Greie, Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Christina Kubisch, Davide Tidoni, Felicity Ford, Francisco López, Hildegard Westerkamp, Hiroki Sasajima, Ian Rawes, Jana Winderen, Jez riley French, Lasse-Marc Riek, Manuela Barile, Peter Cusack, Steven Feld and Viv Corringham.