12 14 16 18 20 22 = 2

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A COMPILATION OF 2 MINUTE FIELD RECORDINGS ALL CAPTURED AT THE SAME TIME.

I asked a handful of people to record 2 minutes of whatever sounds were happening around them on 14th December 2016 at 18:20 (6:20 pm) their local time.

So what happens at 18:20 pm around the world? Lots of kitchen clatter and train commutes and people's pitter-patter. Dogs being doggie and strange noises coming over hifis.

I love the mundane sounds of daily life.

Why this date? (Because numbers make nice patterns)

In the US the date is written MONTH DAY YEAR so this date was 12/14/16. In military time 6 pm is 18:00 and 20 past 6 in the evening is 18:20. A two minute recording starting at 20 minutes past the house will end at 22 minutes past the house so.....12/14/16/18/20/22 = 2

24 people did recordings for this in total. 12 on Side A (24 minutes of sounds). 12 on Side B (24 minutes of sound). Equalling a total of 48 minutes of recordings.

Numbers are neat huh? Well, maybe not to you.

Sofia Records 006

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released July 31, 2017

Jan Anderzén
Elkka Nyoukis
System Hardware Abnormal
Frank Vranckx (slÖ)
The Doll
Claire Stragier
Muyassar Kurdi
Ciarán MacAoidh
Alan Woods
David Colohan
Janine Armin
Ilya S
Corina Inveninato
Andie Brown
Declan Synott
Tom Smith. (The fucker from To Live and Shave in L.A., not the twat from Editors.)
Natalia Beylis
Willie Stewart
Sharron Kraus
Ulrich Rois
Ingrid Plum
HOL-ON
Robin Parmar
Roslyn Steer

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