music

The Four Seasons

A collaborative essay and acoustic piece by Chris Turnbull and Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim. The project documents an abandoned black walnut grove in Kemptville, Ontario, through acoustic recordings and observation.

Sing the Gloaming

An interview with Professor Simon Kirby and artist/ musicians Tommy Perman and Rob St. John discussing their ongoing collaborative project, Sing the Gloaming.

Artist-in-Residence: Rosa Farber

Welcome to The Learned Pig’s inaugural artist residency! This residency is in part the result of ongoing discussions among our editorial team. We’ve been trying to think through ways to…

Songs We Learn from Trees

Chris Beckett and Alemu Tebeje give the lowdown on the Amharic poetry of Ethiopia. Then poetry by Solomon Deressa, Gebre Kristos Desta and Liyou Libsekal.

Soundmarks

Rose Ferraby and Rob St. John discuss their audio-visual art project animating the sub-surface world of the landscapes beneath Aldborough, North Yorkshire.

Entrained Rhythms

I: Aretha I’ve just moved to Uppsala, Sweden, where at first I knew no-one, apart from my old friend Kalle, who with characteristic kindness invited me to go see Amazing…

Living Symphonies

Between Liverpool Street and Chingford, the heatwave had cooked the train carriage and all who rode in her to fetid ripeness. On the other side of the parting doors, the…

Editorial: Rhythm

From the impact of clocks on notions of time, to the effects of computers, trains and planes on experiences of modern life, rhythm – in various forms and ways –…

From A Queer Ornithology

For those who delight more in the seed of things, I can say that these poems investigate queer, genderfluid indigeneity, and interspecies-relational philosophy through deep observation of wild birds.

Pierrette Bloch

Open call: Rhythm

  *** Rhythm is currently closed for submissions. We will reopen again soon. You can sign up to our newsletter for updates. ***   From the impact of clocks on…