Ep 75: Sound Series 3 – Cooki Aimee M and Eamonn Marra

This is the third of our ten-part Sound Series where I talk to writers and artists about their work in relation to sounds they have chosen.

In this episode I talk to Cooki Aimee M and Eamonn Marra.

Cooki Aimee M chose this recording of water running from a bath which they recorded.

Water running from bath by Cooki/Aimee Stains

Eamonn chose the song ‘Clean’ by The Jelly Tips which was a solo project of Joseph Harper. Thanks heaps to Joseph Harper for letting us use his amazing song.

Exercise:

We talked a bit in this episode about sound that are ‘difficult’ or ‘uncomfortable’.

So, this exercise is about discomforting sounds and is pretty straight forward.

Find a sound that is hard to listen to.

Play it over headphones while you speak for 45 seconds into a recorder. It might work quite well if you have it loud enough so you can’t hear your voice.

The title of this work is the sound you listened to.

Exercise Showcase

At the end of this series I’m going to make an episode showcasing the responses to these exercises. Maybe you would be willing to share your exercises for this showcase.

You can leave your recordings or links to recordings in the comments below.

You can also email me them to me at: betterreadnz@gmail.com

If your sound files are big you can share a Google Drive link or use a service like WeTranfer

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Ep 100: Elements 14 – Point. Cassandra Barnett talks to Pip Adam about a Wooden Croaking Frog Percussion Instrument. Better off Read

First of all, thank you so much for helping us reach 100 episodes. I am very grateful to everyone who has been on the podcast and everyone who has listened. Thank you. Show notes at: https://better-read.com/2021/07/09/ep-100-elements-14/
  1. Ep 100: Elements 14 – Point. Cassandra Barnett talks to Pip Adam about a Wooden Croaking Frog Percussion Instrument.
  2. Ep 99: Elements 13 – Plot. Ash Davida Jane talks to Pip Adam about ‘Kiss of the Sun’ by Mary Ruefle and ‘pool party’ by Ash Davida Jane.
  3. Ep 98: Elements 12 – Place. Richard Larsen talks to Pip Adam about the first Glass Vaults' album 'Glass'
  4. Ep 97: Elements 11 – Plot. Doug Dillaman talks to Pip Adam about Formula 1: Drive To Survive S3E9
  5. Ep 96: Elements 10 – Plot. Laura Vincent talks to Pip Adam about her poems 'ACTIVITIES' and 'Anecdotal happiness'

Made with the support of Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa

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