Improvised Music from Japan / Discography

Yan Jun

Walk... Stay...

(Soundpocket) (China) (CD)


  1. (8:19)
  2. (8:01)
  3. (8:31)
  4. (7:54)
  5. (8:11)
  6. (7:50)
  7. (8:03)
  8. (7:59)

Commissioned work for the Around sound art festival 2009

Yan Jun: field recordings

Tracks 1, 3, 5, and 7: Walk
Recorded by Yan Jun in Liulichang and Dongsi Beidajie, Beijing; Zhujiajiao, Shanghai; and Lashihai, Yunnan, walking with an Edirol R09 digital recorder in hand
Yan Jun suggests you listen to them while taking a walk.

Tracks 2, 4, 6, and 8: Stay
Recorded by Yan Jun, except track 4, containing a sound recorded by Michael Eddy
These are sound fragments of various durations from two seconds to 78 seconds. Most of them are residue from editing. Some are recording disorders.
Yan Jun suggests you listen to them while taking a break, sitting, lying down, or daydreaming.

Mastered by Anthony Yeung
Includes liner notes by Yan Jun in Chinese and English

Released in 2010