Chris Watson Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
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William Basinski, Fennesz, Lawrence English, Machinefabriek, Mika Vainio, Oren Ambarchi, Akira Rabelais, Janek Schaefer, Stephan Mathieu, Philip Jeck, Mark Fell, David Toop
Chris Watson probably has the coolest CV of the original post-punk scene. Starting out as one of the founding members of Cabaret Voltaire, he has since become one of the world's premier recorders of nature, helping create meaningful soundscapes for David Attenborough's documentaries. On Locations, Processed he combines these practices, creating an audio odyssey using The Moog Sound Lab’s System 55 to celebrate the legendary Bob Moog.
Giacinto Scelsi, Chris Watson & Joe Browning
Giacinto Scelsi is a not-well-enough-known Italian composer who was keen on exploring music based around only one pitch. This Scelsi EP contains an impressive recording of one of his pieces, an insect-based field recording inspired by Scelsi from field-maestro Chris Watson, and a solo shakuhachi performance by Joe Browning. What a wonderfully unusual set. On SN Variations.
Framework Seasonal is a quarterly series of releases that is dedicated to documenting explorations of the medium of field recording. For this special Autumn 2012 edition, a full DVD is given over to maestro of the field Chris Watson. The nature of the format means that this single audio recording, of sunrise in a rainforest in Borneo, is a full 2.5 hours long and in very high definition.
Chris watson & BJ Nilsen