Get Rid! Sonic Advent Calendar

The Get Rid! advent calendar has returned to Sound Diaries this December with twenty four sounds of 24″ duration from our growing archive of audio documentation of grassroots football. Expect last-gasp equalisers; feral goal celebrations; baffling explanations of the offside law; erratic grass mowing; overwrought full-backs; the diesel-powered tremolo of the floodlight generator; goalkeepers making... Continue Reading →

EXTRA TIME

The closing event for Get Some Chalk On Your Boots! will take place on Friday 13th July in and around the Glass Tank Gallery. The event features a performance by sound artist Davide Tidoni of his ULTRAS MASH UP and Shirley Pegna and Paul Whitty's will be testing their new work 'Footfall' during which a... Continue Reading →

Get Some Chalk On Your Boots!

As part Get Some Chalk On Your Boots! we have published an anthology of short essays about football and the sounds of the everyday. Edited by Paul Whitty from SARU the publication includes contributions from writer and artist Juliet Jacques, composer Laurence Crane, poet and academic Steven Matthews, composer and writer Lauren Redhead, phonographer Patrick... Continue Reading →

This is Highfield Road

thisishighfieldroad.net Duncan Whitley introduces his binaural archive of Coventry City's erstwhile home Highfield Road: In 2004 I began research and development of a documentary sound project called This is Highfield Road. At the time my practice was largely driven by an interest in the semantics of sound, which I intuitively imagine as a system of... Continue Reading →

Exhibition

Artists / Ronnie Close / Bethan Elford / Darren Luke / Shirley Pegna / / Davide Tidoni  /Duncan Whitley / Paul Whitty / The exhibition features More out of Curiosity a film by Ronnie Close exploring the culture of Egypt’s Ultras; Paul Whitty’s field recording project Get Rid! featuring the ephemeral football soundscapes of the... Continue Reading →

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