Author: Yan Jun

illusion

illusion

i heard “this is ture!” for 10 times in 5 minutes.

 

beanstalks burned to cook beans

beanstalks burned to cook beans

i made a pair of stereo contact microphones:one CD on table to protec table surface from the soldering tin. so the CD was broken by the work:put the contact microphones on CD player then play the CD:

 

contact UCCA

contact UCCA

i put a pair of contct micphones on a handrail in UCCA. this is a test recording as you hear. if i want better quality i should change better tape and control the input volume. but i like this one. more than the better ones.

 

Tony Oursler’s ear

Tony Oursler’s ear

Tony Oursler’s exhibition at Galleri Faurschou is very nice. i was recommended to check out. sure, that was a nice experince.

 

old hitachi television

old hitachi television

i saw the old television at my parents’ place during the Chinese new year. we had it when i was 11 or 10 years lod. a Hitachi colourful television. now still fine. we tried to connect it to Wii game machine but failed.

 

Good Night Computer

Good Night Computer

hearing the sound of computer fans for long time everyday. this is last 5 minutes before shut down the computer. two contact microphones on both side of the computer case as stereo. i was working, the cables was touched several times.

 

zombies…

zombies…

everybody playing Plants VS Zombies…

 

crossing

crossing

it was windy. i stepped on snow and ice, crossed a railway to visit a friend with a bottle of wine in hand. 5 minutes excerpt recording by recorder in pocket:

 

an excerpt of a day in life

an excerpt of a day in life

i pushed the record botton then left the recorder there. when i back to it i cut 5 minutes of the recording:

 

overload new year’s eve

overload new year’s eve

this is an excerpt of a field recording whose input level was much over limit. recorded around pm 12 of February 13th, 2010, the Chinese new year’s eve.

 

live at UCCA

live at UCCA

January 30 i performed with Wu Na, Xiao He and Wang Fan at UCCA. it started by my setting up. most audience didn’t aware that it’s performance. this is an excerpt of the raw recording:

 

in a big can

in a big can

in April 2009 i performed with friends in Shanghai. during the stay in Zhujiajiao town we had a lot of fun. one day after lunch Yang Ge brought us to an empty oil can. spontaneously we made sounds for 30 minutes. now thinking about to release the recording. it’s neither a performance nor a field recording. there is […]

 

tomorrow save the world

tomorrow save the world

这是给《时尚先生》杂志3月号附赠CD的一个作品的摘录部分。 在编辑部录制。 你可以循环播放,当作是一件家具。 this is an excerpt of a sound piece i made for Esquire Magazine. they will release a compilation CD accompanying with March issue which is on topic of environmental protection. my title is “Tomorrow Save The World”. recorded at the editor room. you can play it in repeat mode. use it as an ornament/furnishing.