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Seattle's and/OAR label, which specialises in music derived from environmental recordings, have released two new albums of field recordings and electronic compositions: Isobel Clouter & Rob Mullender's CD, Myths Of Origin - Sonic Ephemera Of East Asia, which uses the sounds of "singing sand" or "booming sand", an aural phenomenon produced by sand under pressure; usually when wind passes over sand dunes. Italian sound artist Andrea Borghi has also released a download MP3 format album collecting his previous compositions, Selected Works: 2001 - 2006. For more info, click here