Socotra Soundscapes: Field Recordings from the Archipelago (BENEFIT RELEASE)

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** 100% OF PROFITS FROM THIS RELEASE ** will be donated to Solidarios Sin Fronteras, a Barcelona-based NGO working to rebuild homes and communities on Socotra after the main island was devastated by a pair of hurricanes (Chapala and Megh) in November 2015. Read more about their important work here (Spanish):

solidariosinfronteras.org/wp/socotra/

*** THE MORE YOU PAY, THE GREATER THE DONATION ***

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A stunning sonic portrait of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, never before chronicled in a commercial release. This compilation features music, poetry recitations, ambient and natural sound from the main island of the Socotra archipelago in the Gulf of Aden. Recorded over a ten-day period in March 2013, SOCOTRA SOUNDSCAPES is an audio document as rare and unique as the place it chronicles.

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released February 3, 2017

Recorded by Myke Dodge Weiskopf on Socotra Island, March 2013.
Translator/guide: Ismael Mohammed Ahmed.

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Myke Dodge Weiskopf / Science Park / Field Recordings Etc. Los Angeles, California

Myke Dodge Weiskopf is a field recordist, radio producer, and songwriter from Los Angeles, CA. In 2005, he founded SHORTWAVEMUSIC: a global sound series which preserves the sounds of regional and international broadcasting around the world. He is making select recordings from his archives available for purchase and download at Bandcamp. When possible, all proceeds benefit the artists. ... more

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