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Fourth River Vol. 1 – Fourth River: Welcome to Pittsburgh by Host Skull

The first edition of The Contraphonic Sound Series exploration of Pittsburgh. Fourth River Vol. 1: Welcome to Pittsburgh is a twelve-minute meditation on the hidden history of the city from Host Skull, a venture from multi-instrumentalists David Bernabo and Will Dyar. Fourth River is a reference to the little-known aquifer underneath Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle district that serves […]

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Fourth River Vol. 2 – Homestead/Smokestack by Lisa Toboz and Jeff Schreckengost

The second edition of The Contraphonic Sound Series exploration of Pittsburgh. Fourth River Vol 2: Homestead/Smokestack is a collaborative effort of husband-wife duo Lisa Toboz and Jeffrey Schreckengost. Homestead/Smokestack is an evocative call to the personal ties of home and landscape, and the layers of memory upon which civic fabrics are built. Toboz’s essay and […]

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Fourth River Vol. 3 – Ley Line by Justin Hopper

The third edition of The Contraphonic Sound Series exploration of Pittsburgh. Fourth River Vol. 3: Ley Line comes courtesy of UK-based, Pittsburgh-bred poet Justin Hopper. Through sound and poems, Hopper leads the listener on a spectral psychogeographic journey to a Pittsburgh ley line via a transatlantic walk from the Bonny Bows of London to the […]