For the Last few months i have been working on a four part audio series. Its an episodical audio adventure designed for dedicated listening in the dark in headphones or 5.1 surround.
The purpose for me...well actually there is no real purpose i guess other than the process of it which is purpose enough, as its been enjoyable creating this world even if only for my own amusement. I hope that listeners will take the 15 mins to breathe and close their eyes in the dark and hopefully enjoy this series. It can be relaxing but also it can be intense, but ultimatley i feel it is rewarding in a strange kind of a way.
Taking a few minutes to close your eyes, listen and visualise landscapes and narrative is a strangely evocative and enjoyable experience. The story is told through music and sound effects i have crafted. There is little dialogue to provide context. In that regard as the creator, it is not important to me weather or not the story i visualised translates to the listener. It is more about the experience, good , bad or indifferent and the time taken to do just one thing without the glow of a screen or the hum of children or the babble of ones mind. In a sense it is like a mediation.
There will be very little to no context provided in the form of blurbs so as not to taint the experience. Its important that people get to hear whatever it is they want to hear, and to have whatever story take place that they want.
It does seem a little excessive to stipulate exact listening enviroments, however i just mean, it wont make any sense listening on speakers in a room or on the train in headphones. It just wont.
I am waiting on the website to be complete and will release episode one in a couple weeks, episode two a couple weeks after that, and 3 and 4 will be monthly after that.
Im very excited to share this series and move on to the next thing.
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