Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Fifteen Sounds of the War on the Poor (vol.3)

Ultra-Red have published a one-minute extract of a piece that I recorded on Wall St. last Autumn as part of Conflux 08.

“Black Friday.” A binaural recording made outside the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, the weekend of the Lehmann Brothers collapse. The difficulty of trying to read out the stock prices on the indicator mirrors the speed at which the global market moves. The voice is submerged both in the surrounding soundscape and the noise of the market itself. . . .

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