Category Archives: Sounds of Spaces and Places

From Hill to Sea – Book Update

From Hill to Sea: Dispatches from the Fife Psychogeographical Collective, 2010 – 2014 is published by Bread and Circuses Publishing. After a successful launch at the Edinburgh Independent & Radical Book Fair, copies of the book are now available from Word … Continue reading

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Under a full sky

At the end of a walk . a congregation cry under a full sky . Anticipating the snow arriving . (Now drifting down) Somewhere close to Aberdour, Fife, late afternoon, 16th January 2016. Now playing: Hans Joachim Roedelius & Leon … Continue reading

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Ancient elemental alchemy

. deep time encoded black diamonds murmur fire music. energies of wind and wood weave lambent tongues of ancient elemental alchemy .

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Echoes of the Pioneers: Three Beehives in Leven

Recently, we have been visiting the area around the coastal town of Leven.  A fairly long piece is slowly coming to fruition.  Until then, here is a short post. ≈ Walk up Durie Street in Leven and listen out for … Continue reading

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Two Spectral Trees – Somewhere North of Devilla Forest

Looking up to the ridge, over the evergreen crowns, two spectral trees hang mid-air in the limpid heat. A  smoke spiral, all coiled movement, settles to stillness as a Rorschach blot of charcoal smudge bleeds into sun saturated blue. The universe … Continue reading

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(Always) Between Something and Nothing

The white centre … is both an emptiness and an energy generator. Your eye is continually drawn back to its white silence, its void-ness. Then your attention is propelled out again along the twisting road-ways. The eye cycles back and … Continue reading

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On experiencing a live performance of Morton Feldman’s Coptic Light

At the Edinburgh International Festival. Saturday 1st September, 2012. Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by David Robertson. ◊ A sounded weave ‘pedals’ on spectral slubs of small differences. Time’s flow, slows, to stasis a colour field revealed, in asymmetries of … Continue reading

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