(reposting to keep deadline present for lurkers)
If you were one of a number of the people who heard the results from the first HISSandaROAR Field Recording Competition and wished you had taken part, then here is your chance!
This is the first in a series of competitions – you get one month to record and submit a single take of a performance with the prop, in this case a cardboard box. I’ll then spend the following month checking the submissions and awarding a prize (or prizes – I’m not setting a limit on how many prizes there will be, as I like to reward interesting work)
A cardboard box, a microphone, a recorder and you. Thats it! No processing allowed, submit a single take, details below. Deadline = October 30th. Have fun!
Upload details for the competition:
1. Check your file name is correct (as below)
2. Put your .WAV file, photo and text file into a folder with your name
3. Zip it, verify the file is called YOURNAME.zip
4. Upload it using ftp
5. Add a comment to this post once your upload is completed, include the name of your upload in the comment
NOTE: you will need to use an ftp app like CyberDuck, Transmit, Fetch etc
and some SUGGESTIONS
I’ll be thinking about these words as I listen to your recordings:
– whats for lunch
The entire essence of this challenge is to take something ordinary and use your creative skills to capture something extraordinary. Your access to technology wont impress me half as much as your ability to think (and hear) laterally!
NOTE: an update incase anyone does not see it in the comments:
I want to hear the prop – you can use a violin bow (or a hammer or your teeth or a car or a gun or a particle accelerator) on the box, as long as I hear it & know its a box… If for example you blew up the box with a mortar, I would likely hear it and think: I can hear the mortar, where is the box?
So feel free to manipulate or destroy the cardboard box using any techniques, tools, machinery, whatever… set fire to it if you want, freeze it in dry ice & crush it, throw it off a cliff… But I would like to be able to hear some essence of the prop in the final recording – otherwise you might as well record anything & say the box was involved somehow, albeit inaudibly, OK?