Convolutions

What happens when social sounds are convoluted, and the digital information from different recordings are multiplied against each other to form something entirely new? When do social sounds and field recordings become music?

Chimes Tunnel Convolution

The sound of a Grandfather Clock’s chimes, convoluted against a recording of drips in a tunnel. Both sounds recorded as part of the University of Edinburgh’s Social Anthropology ‘Social Sounds Project’, 18/02/2014

Street Musicians x Engine Convolution

The sound of Street Musicians, convoluted against a recording of an engine. Both sounds recorded as part of the University of Edinburgh’s Social Anthropology ‘Social Sounds Project’, 18/02/2014

“I Need a Lighter” Convolution

Sounds recorded as part of the University of Edinburgh’s Social Anthropology ‘Social Sounds Project’, 18/02/2014

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