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La Selva – Sound Environments from a Neotropical Rain Forest (vinyl LP + USB HD)
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Francisco López La Selva Sound Environments from a Neotropical Rain Forest (vinyl LP + USB HD)
published in November 2015
Digital USB flat memory-card (WAV 24-bit / 48kHz) with non-audio blank etched black vinyl
71'
€17.00
in stock
 
Ultimate mix from original recordings done at La Selva Biological Station during the rainy seasons of 1995 and 1996. This masterpiece is released in High-res audio on a USB card and comes with a silent vinyl.
An immersion into the sound environments of a tropical rain forest in the Caribbean lowlands of Costa Rica. An astonishing natural sonic web created by a multitude of sounds from rain, waterfalls, insects, frogs, birds, mammals and even plants, through a day cycle during the rainy season. A powerful acousmatic broad-band sound environment of thrilling complexity. And above all, a tour de force of profound listening.
New edition of the record released on CD in 1998.

Limited edition of 500 copies, numbered and signed by Francisco López..
Francisco López (born 1964 in Madrid) is internationally recognized as one of the major figures of the sound art and experimental music scene. For more than thirty-five years he has developed an astonishing sonic universe, absolutely personal and iconoclastic, based on a profound listening of the world. Destroying boundaries between industrial sounds and wilderness sound environments, shifting with passion from the limits of perception to the most dreadful abyss of sonic power, proposing a blind, profound and transcendental listening, freed from the imperatives of knowledge and open to sensory and spiritual expansion. He has realized hundreds of concerts, projects with field recordings, workshops and sound installations in over seventy countries of the six continents. His extensive catalog of sound pieces (with live and studio collaborations with over 150 international artists) has been released by more than 350 record labels and publishers worldwide. He has been awarded four times with honorary mentions at the competition of Ars Electronica Festival and is the recipient of the Qwartz Award 2010 for best sound anthology.