Franklyn Monks Dronecast
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Little make-believes in the shape of poems.
And experimental soundscapes.
Little make-believes in the shape of poems. And experimental soundscapes.
Slow rollin’ on Fyxation tires. Dronecast 43, Franklyn Monk TITLE: Lands End DESCR: Field Recording ARTIST: Franklyn Monk ALBUM: Dronecast TRACK: 43 GENRE: Drone, Soundscape, Ambient YEAR: 2017 PUB: Quasigentsia TAGS: audio, field recording, sound design, sound effect, video, podcast, Franklyn Monk, Dronecast, 42, REAPER, cycling, fyxation URL: Persistent MIRRORS: Archive Audio | Archive Video | YouTube LICENSE: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
TITLE: Bactrian DESCRIPTION: Chorus of drones. ARTIST: Franklyn Monk ALBUM: Dronecast TRACK: 40 GENRE: Drone, Soundscape, Ambient YEAR: 2017 PUBLISHER: Quasigentsia TAGS: soundscape, sound design, experimental, ambient, drone, franklyn monk, dronecast, 40, reaper, audio, podcast, monk, video URL: Persistent MIRRORS: Archive Audio | Archive Video | YouTube LICENSE: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
WIP: NS: Generative
A preview track of an upcoming Dronecast. Episode Link | Archive Item | YouTube
Example of my Technique Brusier.m4a is a field recording I made on a warm October morning between a dry cleaners and a restaurant. A downspout was producing a crazy discordant noise. I think it was ice from a freezing up A/C unit on the roof, but I'm not sure. Kids and dogs wandered by wondering what the hell I was doing crouched down holding my phone up to the downspout. The recording became bibruser3_stems_OuiDecay-001 the rhythmic jangly stringy percussive cohesive backing layer of...
The Tenth Day
Franklyn Monk Dronecast #37 The Tenth Day An experimental audio track featuring WikiLeaks audio of the AbilityOne/SourceAmerica scandal Episode Link | Archive.org item TITLE: The Tenth Day ARTIST: Franklyn Monk ALBUM: Dronecast TRACK: 37 GENRE: Experimental YEAR: 2016 PUBLISHER: Quasigentsia URL: http://j.mp/2atEzkt LICENSE: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International LICENSE URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ TAGS: ambient, dronecast, monk, franklyn monk,...
Franklyn Monk Dronecast #30: Milling I shot the video at TWU in Denton, TX. https://youtu.be/5jC79eljQbA Franklyn Monk Dronecast #30 Milling Episode link: http://fmonk.quasigentsia.com/archives/8023 Archive.org item: https://archive.org/details/FranklynMonkPodcast30 Youtube: https://youtu.be/5jC79eljQbA Follow me Twitter: @fqmonk Facebook: facebook.com/fqmonk Website: fmonk.quasigentsia.com
Franklyn Monk Dronecast #29: Cranes I shot the video at South Lakes Park in Denton, TX, where I found Harmony, a kinetic art sculpture by George Cadell. https://youtu.be/VJVwqVAzif0 Franklyn Monk Dronecast #29 Cranes Episode link: http://fmonk.quasigentsia.com/archives/8014 Archive.org item: https://archive.org/details/FranklynMonkPodcast29 Youtube: https://youtu.be/VJVwqVAzif0 Follow me Twitter: @fqmonk Facebook: facebook.com/fqmonk Website: fmonk.quasigentsia.com
Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:13 — 3.1MB) Once upon a time in a desolate land In the middle of a Familiar worldsystem You’d recognize it It’s right over there Stood a tree. Under the tree sat a poet. It was the last tree and the last poet. Fitting they should die together Thought the poet. Fitting, […]
I Trusted You
Franklyn Monk Dronecast episode 26, “I Trusted You” Enhanced podcast Episode link: http://fmonk.quasigentsia.com/archives/6522 Follow Me Twitter: @fqmonk Facebook: facebook.com/fqmonk Website: fmonk.quasigentsia.com
It’s a Hoot
IntroductionMy twenty-fifth podcast is a poem.(It's much less repetitive than the last one.)Podcast: Download (Duration: 16:40 — 41.2MB) Main ContentHello Good evening and welcome I’m Franklyn Monk I hold deep-seated and derisive political ideologies It’s true! I’m an ally But I see no sense in preaching to the choir I see no sense in preaching […]
A Form of Madness
Podcast: Download (31.6MB) I don’t know if this represents a form of madness or not.
Podcast: Download (32.7MB) Here’s a new track. I rushed through it last night. I’m experimenting with the generative audio equivalent of the literary cut-up technique. Did it by hand though, as I’m not as capable as I want to be with coding music. I developed the logic but couldn’t figure out where to begin with […]
In the Evening
Podcast: Download (33.6MB) Here’s a spooky little number I composed over Halloween.
Podcast: Download (Duration: 16:40 — 34.6MB) I haven’t been making these in a while. Here’s one I created…I don’t know when, a while back. Originally known as Frequency Out because it was a mixed down backtrack of a larger project that I never got around to completing. FreqOut made me snigger, so that’s what I […]
Dronecast episode 20: Ceiling Fan A ceiling fan in a gazebo. Episode URL http://fmonk.quasigentsia.com/archives/6139 Follow me on Twitter @fqmonk
Podcast: Download (Duration: 0:46 — 1.8MB) Episode 19 Communion by Franklyn Monk “Stop! You must curtail your bizarre behavior,” says the man with the stick, “You really must,” he says adjusting his hat. But, he’s not talking to me, he’s talking to the creature we become— in the stretch back to the first realm. “Adjust […]
Podcast: Download (Duration: 0:50 — 701.6KB) “You, you,” he points at you, “You can’t be in my audience,” And collapses. There are no stagehands here To shuffle away his bones, “It’s a one man show!” He now understands his mistake, But he’s proud of shrinking The universe down to aman. Who does that? “The Artist!” […]
Late Freeze: Wintery Mix
Podcast: Download (Duration: 18:12 — 13.0MB) A recording of an early spring storm. Edit: 7 March, 2014. What I like most about this one is the white noise at the end is so loud and so oppressive that when it finally slams to an end I’m catapulted into heady relief. I’m left weightless, numb, and […]
Podcast: Download (Duration: 16:40 — 30.8MB) Franklyn Monk Podcast #16, StrawberryBanana