New England Phonographers Union perform their Deer Island Water Treatment Plant recordings in 4-channel sound :: September 10, 2011; 8:00 pm :: 10 Channel Center St., Boston, MA.
Following their site-specific, four-channel concert on World Listening Day at the Reception Hall and former Pump Station at the Deer Island Water Treatment Plant in July, the New England Phonographers Union — Rick Breault, Michael Bullock, Ernst Karel, Kara Oehler, Jed Speare — bring their recordings to the mainland to offer to Boston audiences.
Their recordings took place over several hours and multiple days among the phonographers members. In concert, the recordings are dispersed through four-channels quadraphonically, with the audience and performers sited within that array to convey a unique spatialization of sounds. Continue reading