The knotty politics of field recording

Mark recording by the waters edge

Mark Peter Wright's new book Listening After Nature is reviewed by Ilia Rogatchevski for The Quietus:

"Although it is debatable exactly how restorative sound recordings can be in the context of a dying world, Listening After Nature does suggest that a more responsible approach is overdue if we wish to retain a field of any description. The book is a fine attempt at reassembling the existing cultural frameworks embedded in the niche but loaded genre of field recording."

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