Field recordings have never been more in voque. From bass music to hip-hop, to post-rock and techno, they feature in every conceivable genre of contemporary music.
America on Fire documents the grief and rage felt by Americans following George Floyd’s killing. Captured in New York by Al Zlogar, it’s the only full-length audio account of the anti-police protests that overtook the US in 2020.
This is What Europe Sounds Like captures the halfway point between music and current events. From pro-migrant and Kurdish protests to striking steelworkers and people begging, Joel Schalit opens up an entirely new sonic geography.