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Once The German Ocean

by Bowditch

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  • Limited Edition Cassette
    Cassette + Digital Album

    Super limited edition (x10) cassette in recycled board cover with two inserts and each with a segment of socially commissioned artwork called 'Sea Memory' by painter Ruth Philo.

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The first in a series of super limited field recording releases on Courier.

Field recordings on this album were made by Stuart Bowditch on five consecutive days (19th - 23rd September 2017) at the same location in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, during a week long residency at Aldeburgh Beach Lookout for the We Are The Weather project with Ruth Philo


released September 19, 2019

Image 'Sea Memory' by Ruth Philo. Each cassette contains a unique segment of the painting.

Thanks to Caroline Wiseman and Amanda Houchen.


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Stuart Bowditch Sudbury, UK

Stuart’s work is inspired by location and the people, experiences and objects he encounters there. He is particularly interested in sounds that are associated with place, overlooked and overheard noises of the everyday and highlighting the auditory as a defining factor in how we experience environment - art installations, phone apps, archival records, music, sound tracks to short films. ... more

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