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Worker Ants by Luis Antero: field recordings of ants at the village of São Gião (Oliveira do Hospital), at the heart of Beira Serra in Portugal. Hundreds of ants. Workers. A microphone at the entrance of the anthill...

Wood Ants by Tony Whitehead: contact microphones placed at different distances from a wood ant nest, starting in the nest. Ants walking on different surfaces. Recorded in Yarner Wood, Devon, Summer 2013

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released February 22, 2014

Luis Antero has a degree in artistic studies. Since 2008 he develops an ongoing project in collecting the immaterial sound heritage of the areas of Beira Serra and Serra da Estrela in Portugal, through field recordings that can be found at luisantero.yolasite.com and sonsdealvoco.yolasite.com.

Luís is the curator of the Green Field Recordings netlabel, an endeavor that is exclusively dedicated to publishing works based on field recordings, and of the radio show O Coleccionador de Sons, broadcast on Rádio Zero and Rádio Universidade de Coimbra from 2009 to 2013.

He is a guest artist in charge of recordings in the project Sons do Arco Ribeirinho Sul in the town of Barreiro, and the artistic director of the sound archive of the historic center of Coimbra.

Tony Whitehead is a field recordist from South Devon, UK, and owner of Very Quiet Records.

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Very Quiet Records Devon, UK

Very Quiet Records is a small independent label. The idea is simple. We release recordings of quiet places or situations from sound artists and field recordists from around the world. (Please note, we are not accepting submissions at the moment).

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