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JENSSEN, GEIR - Stromboli

Format: 12inch
Label & Cat.Number: Touch TONE 48
Release Year: 2013
Note: pure field recordings (made July 2012) of the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean", the Stromboli vulcano in Sicilia => quite unbelievable somehow organic sounds, threatening thunder & frizzling archaic noises; a surprising work by the BIOSPHERE mastermind
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €13.50
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"Field recordings of a volcano by Geir Jenssen, better known as Biosphere.

Stromboli is an active volcano off the north coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean. The volcano has erupted many times, and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island's nickname "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean". The last major eruption was on April 13, 2009.

Recorded at Stromboli's crater edge (924 m) on July 19th 2012 at 9:30 pm.
Weather: gentle breeze, +15°C.
Location: 38°47'33.69"N, 15°12'50.96"E
Recording equipment: Fostex FR-2LE field memory recorder, Audio-Technica AT835ST shotgun microphone, and a Canon 5D mkII SLR." [label info]