Beth Shearsby

Outside working on laptop
Evening TV On
Dawn Chorus
Car Conversations

Extract Beth’s work (below) featured in Recording Life In Sound (SARU 2019).

Beth Shearsby is an experimental artist based in Oxfordshire. Her current work heavily explores a combination of caustic + ambient noise. Using synthesisers, tape loops, D.I.Y circuits + other materials during improvised live performance. She is also an active member of creative educational charity Young Women’s Music Project, which supports women in music through workshops, talks, festivals + more.


Marlo De Lara

Leeds Art Gallery Cafe

Extract from aural investigation of everyday Britain (below) featured in Recording Life In Sound (SARU 2019).

Born in Baltimore, MD, artist Marlo De Lara received a PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds. Her research addresses subjects relating to the representation of marginalized populations and creative work as political action. Her artistic practice works within the realms of sound performance and film. Since the 2000s, her films and live improvisations have been screened and performed internationally. Under the Marlo Eggplant alias, her audio/visual compositions and performances aim to blur the definitions of the (un)intentional. As founder/organizer of the Ladyz in Noyz (LIN) international collective, an ongoing project from 2008 to the present, she continues to promote emerging artists/musicians who are women/LGBTQIA+/underrepresented.

IG/Twitter @marlodewawa

Sena Karahan

Extract from Sound Map Postcards // Flip-soundmap-book (below) featured in Recording Life In Sound (SARU 2019).

Sena Karahan is an architect and scholar who finished her MA at Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Studies Master Program, her thesis looked at Social Reproduction of Space and Soundscapes. Sena trained as an architect at the Faculty of Architecture Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul. Before engaging with academia she worked as an architect at the architecture studio SMA, Selin Maner Architects, and later in the field of sustainable design. She travelled in South America for fourteen months from Argentina to Colombia. Her interest in the relation of sound and space was the key figure of design projects on her architectural training, affecting her journey and understanding of cultural and experienced space.

#20 Testing the diesel generator

(Diesel Generator, Hithercroft)


The Get Rid! advent calendar returns to Sound Diaries this December with twenty four sounds of 24″ duration from our growing archive of audio documentation of grassroots football.

Expect last-gasp equalisers; feral goal celebrations; baffling explanations of the offside law; erratic grass mowing; overwrought full-backs; the diesel-powered tremolo of the floodlight generator; goalkeepers making it up as they go along; nothing happening at all and a lot of sending it long!

Get up! Get on the spillage!

Visit the Get Rid! archive on RADAR here, take a look at the blog, or get a copy of the book and cassette.