A virtual wind chime, created in Pure Data (Pd), reacts to real-time Met Office data. Wind speed and wind direction data is used to trigger a pentatonic scale of synthetic bell-like sounds. An automated text-to-speech recitation of the corresponding weather conditions is sounded at regular intervals, using descriptions from the Beaufort scale.
Category: Sound Art
Live sea wave data streamed from a marine observation buoy is transformed into a continuous electronic soundscape. Using the Pure Data (Pd) programming platform, the various sea and wave measurements are used to shape and control the different parameters of sound.Continue reading Wave Machine
Created in collaboration with eco-poet Chris Poundwhite, Green Language offers a unique perspective on the ever-present Folkestone Downs. Through a blend of transportive soundscapes and poetry, we explore its rich ecosystem and consider our relationship to this integral part of the local landscape.
Starling Broadcast is an electroacoustic sound art piece combining bird song with digital synthesis and improvised manipulation.
Field recordings, made over three subsequent dusk evenings in late November 2018, capture the sound of starlings roosting beneath Folkestone Harbour’s 1930s swing bridge.