After the riots… be heard

Labelled as an album “for the people, by the people” and dreamt up in response to the recent rioting here in the UK, SoundFjord in collaboration with members of Audio Gourmet are inviting sound submissions / field recordings / spoken word /static /drones etc. Each submission should be approximately one minute long and delivered in either WAV or AIFF format; AG are encouraging submissions from everyone ”“ regardless of musical ability.

The submitted audio will then be worked into a full length album by Audio Gourmet ”“ All those who submit work will receive a digital copy of the completed album.

The album is to be released by Audio Gourmet who describe themselves as a ”Ëœnet label’ ”“ SoundFjord describes itself as “a gallery, research unit and venue dedicated to the Sonic Arts” ”“ the as yet untitled album will be released in a digital format and all profits will will go towards assisting those that have lost their homes and livelihoods and to help provide opportunities for philanthropy, creative expression and collaboration within local community projects.

The deadline for submissions is 5th September 2011.

SoundFjord asks that those submitting sounds include their full name, contact details, and website.

To submit files or to obtain further details about the project contact:

info[at]soundfjord.org.uk

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Phil Newall is 47, from The Wirral - he earns his living not writing about music nor playing music...though sorely wishes he could. He was fortunate enough to see many of the first generation punk bands when they played the U18's matinee shows at Eric's, Liverpool. As an attendee at Eric's he was exposed to punk rock, dub reggae, art rock, and all manner of weirdness; as a customer at Probe Records he was variously served and scowled at by Pete Wylie and Pete Burns - he has written for Record Collector, Whisperin & Hollerin, and Spiral Scratch and wanted to write a book detailing the Liverpool punk scene; however with 'Head-On' Julian Cope beat him to it...and frankly did a much better job.

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