Project Announcement: A Global Survey of Place, Language, and Sound


I am thrilled to announce a new section of the blog dedicated to a very special project that has been in the works since early 2018 called Place Language.  It is an international non-profit compilation album inspired by the themes found in Robert Macfarlane’s widely-acclaimed book ‘Landmarks’. In particular it focuses on the book’s extensive topographic glossaries, the “word-hoard” of depictive landscape terms gathered from 30 different languages, dialects and sub-dialects around Britain & Ireland and divided into sections by type of terrain (Flatlands, Uplands, Waterlands, Coastlands, Underlands, Northlands, Edgelands, Earthlands and Woodlands).


Click HERE to meet the 30 artists & creators involved in Place Language

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Mixcloud Update

In the spring of 2014 I put together my first music mix at the invitation of one of ambient community’s most gracious supporters, Thomas Mathie aka Headphonaught. Nearly five years and more than 60 shows later, it is has become one of the most satisfying avenues I can think of for showcasing the music I’ve encountered for Stationary Travels.

The site has just been extensively updated with links to all the shows from 2014 to current which you can now find in the “Streaming” menu under “Mixcloud”.  If you want to browse directly on the Mixcloud website or app, just go to:

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