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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Lecture: Gordon Hempton at Sonikas 7, Madrid

Sound recordist Gordon Hempton discusses the documentary Soundtracker: A Portrait of Gordon Hempton, by filmmaker Nicholas Sherman at the 2009 International Festival of Experimental Music held at the Vallecas Villa in Madrid, Spain. Hempton's presentation includes a discussion of his life-long work as a sound recordist, and shares some of his favorite field recordings selected from those he has made around the world.

The presentation is in 5 Parts: 

Official Trailer: Soundtracker: A Portrait of Gordon Hempton. (2:31) In this documentary that shadows an Emmy-winning sound recordist at work, writer-director Nick Sherman captures one man's solitary obsession with obtaining "natural" sounds in an aural world that's littered with noise.

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