12″ Vinyl only
Photography by Geir Jenssen & Emilija Skarnulyte
Design by Jon Wozencroft
Cut by Jason at Transition
Field recordings of a volcano by Geir Jenssen, better known as Biosphere.
Stromboli is an active volcano off the north coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean. The volcano has erupted many times, and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island’s nickname “Lighthouse of the Mediterranean”. The last major eruption was on April 13, 2009.
Side A Stromboli 9:40
Side B Stromboli Dub 9:36
Recorded at Stromboli’s crater edge (924 m) on July 19th 2012 at 9:30 pm.
Weather: gentle breeze, +15°C.
Location: 38°47’33.69″N, 15°12’50.96″E
Recording equipment: Fostex FR-2LE field memory recorder, Audio-Technica AT835ST shotgun microphone, and a Canon 5D mkII SLR.