Archive for the ‘Sounds’ Category

Over the years I’ve spent a good deal of time sat in Newcastle Central Station. Time normally spent waiting for a train to return me back to the flatlands. Today I visited the station as a destination rather than a point on my route home. Not to take part in the noble art of trainspotting, […]


Distant Voices

21Jun13

A few months before my maternal grandmother died in 2011 I recorded her talking with the lovely Mrs Weir. I’m not wholly sure why I did, I think I was just idly tinkering with my phone and stumbled upon the Voice Memos application. The recording I made is only around seven minutes long but I don’t […]


If like me you’ve missed listening to the dulcet tones of Charlotte Green over on BBC Radio 4 there was a chance to hear her make a fleeting return in the first “audio intervention” last Monday as part of the short Open Air series – featuring a number of three minute pieces, or as they’d prefer “interventions”, from artists commissioned by […]


A collection of links really but links well worth looking into further. First up is this CD, The MMs Bar Recordings, available from the superlative Trunk Records. The MMs Bar Recordings were collected by artist Sandra Cross and are recordings, (suprising eh), of the announcements made regarding the buffet car on coach F of the Midland […]