Sound Collectors Club – New Membership System and April’s Theme Announced
Michael Maroussas has announced new changes in the Sound Collectors Club, along with this month’s theme: echo space.
We can now keep our collections of sounds online permanently so that they can continue to grow indefinitely, so I hope you’ll agree with me that it was well worth the wait.
Please have a thorough read through of the amended How to Upload your Sounds to the Club and Legal pages in the menu at the top of the page. Also, the summary in my last post may help bring you up to speed on the changes too. Essentially, everything’s the same except for a couple of important things:
- You will need to make a small payment to get membership to the Club for the year so that you can get access to the sounds.
- Vocal idents within all submitted recordings are now compulsory.
Right, now for the much more fun bit; April’s theme. Our latest winner who gets to choose a theme is Angel Perez Grandi, who has contributed some stunning Argentinian field recordings over the past few months. In his words:
My suggestion for a future set would be “natural echo spaces”, that is, spaces or sounds with inherent (natural) reverb. Diffused, decay, blurry background activity are words that pop to my mind. From canyons to temples to claustrophobic spaces as long as we get a strong sense of space. The resonance can be forced but not created through processing – a loud bang inside a tank would qualify too for example.
More info at Sound Collectors Club