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The Portal

Archive Portal: Mark Fisher

January 2017

Following the death of contributor Mark Fisher on 13 January 2017, we present a selection of his articles for the magazine from the past ten years. Introductions by Derek Walmsley

Essay

Sō Percussion: From Out A Darker Sea

September 2016

Andy Hamilton visits St Johns Church in Seaham, County Durham, to watch the New York ensemble perform a new composition commissioned to mark the town's mining history

Bernie Krause on The Great Animal Orchestra

July 2016

Phil England speaks to soundscape ecologist and author Bernie Krause about the relationship between humans and natural soundscapes at the opening of a new exhibition in Paris inspired by his work.