Field recording

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Projects, resources[edit]

  • radio aporee ::: soundmap, a growing global archive of geo-bound recordings, reflecting the complexity of our sonic environments, as well as the different perception and artistic perspectives of its many contributors, in relation to sound, space and places.
  • Peter Cusack's sound database.
  • Favourite Sounds of Prague, an open, collaborative, online community dedicated to fieldrecording, urbanism, phonography and psychogeography of Prague.
  • The Sound of the Netherlands, a sound archive available from the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision; contains over 10.000 sound recordings from the 1950s to the 1990s.
  •, a ser­ies of file­casts, each con­sist­ing of an as­semb­lage of sounds, im­ages, or words, by Lloyd Dunn.
  • Sounds of Europe, a platform for field recording.
  • Listen to the World: Online Soundscapes, exhibition of online sound projects.
  • Sound Localities, a project that explores the experience of sound in the city and its relationship a specific regional and cultural space through field recordings and interviews with artists, individuals and organisations in 7 cities around the world.
  • Sonic Field
  • Semisilent, podcast platform for sound art, radio art and field recording, Bucharest, est. 2016.
  • concrete, auditory culture of indigenous people by Japanese artist and ethnographer Yasuhiro Morinaga.


  • Cathy Lane, Angus Carlyle, In the Field: Art of Field Recording, Uniformbooks, 2013. 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. [1] [2]
  • An Antidote to Indifference 8: Special Issue on Field Recording, ed. Cheryl Tipp, 2013. Features by Felicity Ford, Elin Øyen Vister, Daniela Cascella, La Cosa Preziosa and Amy Liptrot. [3]
  • Mark Peter Wright, Listening After Nature: Field Recording, Ecology, Critical Practice, Bloomsbury, 2022, 224 pp. Publisher.

See also[edit]

Sound art, Sonic ecology, Sensory ethnography