Archive for May, 2011

Wakeup 8: “The day of recording”
May 8, 2011

Tuesday has none of the drama of Monday (what pop songs were ever written about Tuesday?)* So we’ve selected something for your Tuesday alarm clock which reflects the ‘neither-here-nor-there’-ness of this day. It’s by Andrea Washington, and in the absence of a title, I’ve decided to call her piece The day of recording. Download or […]

Wakeup 7: “Morning Boil”
May 8, 2011

Monday morning is really prime time in the underacknowledged cultural field of alarm clock sound production. So tomorrow’s wake up soundtrack is a reviving splash of cold water in the face of the somnolent city dweller. It’s by Jamie Gray (a young artist who has played a big role in the presentation of What Lies […]

Wakeup 6: “Distorted Circadian Rhythm”
May 7, 2011

Welcome dear listener to your Sunday morning Wakeup. We don’t want to shock you into violent consciousness on your day of rest. So for tomorrow we present James Hallihan’s subtle and sophisticated aural construction, which he calls “Distorted Circadian Rhythm”… Download or play James’ track here. I asked James if he could tell us what […]

Intermission: What Lies Beneath your favourite device…
May 7, 2011

I never really imagined I’d be a “content generator” for proprietary devices. But the ubiquity of the Apple iPhone in “normal” society has, to a large extent, made this whole What Lies Beneath project possible. Without widespread distribution of the device to play these experimental sound works conveniently in your own bedroom, I would have […]

Wakeup 5: “Some people dream of success”
May 6, 2011

Here’s one with a mildly moral undertone, for all you folks wot have to get up and go to work on Saturday morning. Poor souls with a strong work ethic… But your misfortune is our opportunity! …to supply you with a soundtrack to your sabbath (in the old fashioned Jewish sense of the word). To […]

Wakeup 4: “Exaggerated Time”
May 5, 2011

Welcome, fellow Beneathers, to our fourth wake up call. Tomorrow’s alarm art comes from Jessicah Halliday. Click here to download or listen in to Jessicah’s work. Jessicah writes: I created this piece using industrial sounds from around the area of Nowra & Jervis Bay. I wanted to create a soundscape that seemed to exaggerate the […]

Wakeup 3: “Dismantling”
May 4, 2011

Come along now for the third excavation of the sonic underworld which props up our tidy urban lives. You are in for a treat. This particular wake up call is by Eric Lasker, and it’s entitled Dismantling. We invite you to install it on your device, and use it as your wake-up call for tomorrow […]

Wakeup 2: “Awake to a dream”
May 3, 2011

It’s time Updated to rise and shine, on the second morning of our sonic adventures! в So tomorrow at the crack of dawn, let’s wake up together, coaxed into consciousness by this lovely piece by Alex Stevenson. Click here to listen or download Alex’s piece. Alex writes: My work tries to structure your experience of […]

Wakeup 1: Ode to Snookie
May 2, 2011

Thanks to those who’ve grasped the nettle and signed up quicksticks to WHAT LIES BENEATH (small soundworks for the sleepy). First What cab off the rank is this piece called Ode to Snookie, by Rory McKay. Right-click to download it … (or left-click to listen now). Have a look over at our “how it works” […]