as part of FAXEN
Site-specific sound installation, 2014
4-channel audio 2m43s (loop), acoustic absorber panels, speakers, metronomes
Dimensions variable

REC | exhibition view | ©FAXEN
REC | exhibition view | ©FAXEN
REC | exhibition detail | ©FAXEN

Created for Steim’s Studio #1, REC investigates the architecture, specific acoustics and working conditions in recording studios. This examination shines a light on the unnoticed structures and elements of music production, such as coordination and communication between musicians and the acoustic configuration of the studio.

By demounting and rearranging the acoustic absorber panels from the studio walls, the artist collective Faxen highlights the sculptural qualities of these unique objects. This setting is combined with multiple electronic metronomes and a four-channel sound installation based on various count-ins of historic recording sessions.


  • Studio (take2) | Steim, Amsterdam/NL | 7. – 8.11.2014