New Recording – Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners

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2013 is the 100-year anniversary of the first public performance of Luigi Russolo’s intonarumori, shortly after the publication that same year of his “Art of Noise (futurist manifesto).” The intonarumori (noise intoners) are acoustically driven instruments originally designed and constructed …

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Sounds of Cold War San Francisco

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Many San Francisco locals are unaware that just a few miles north of the Bay, nestled in the green hills of the Marin Headlands, is the United States’ only fully restored Nike missile site. This remainder of the Cold War …

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The Bucharest Delta

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The Vacaresti swamp is an abandoned lake site in the south-eastern part of Bucharest. Construction started in 1986 as part of the city’s hydrological flooding prevention system, but after the fall of communist dictator Ceausescu, it was never finished. Today, on these …

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