Froggus Housatonicus

by Istvan Peter B'Racz

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Joy Wulke ( approached me to collaborate with a 3 dimensional sonic space to surround an exhibit she was working on. She took a liking to a character I had created and included the mythology of "Izzy the Frog in Lumina Land" ( It involved frogs and nature, so I created a 3 track (3 CD originally) work, where each piece was different, and slightly off in length from each other on repeat. The idea is that it wouldn't repeat exactly for a VERY long time. The sounds I used were frog sounds, pure and manipulated, new-agey flute sounds (played by myself), water sounds, various electronic manipulations, and a story being told, but not quite understood.

The Premiere install was at Housatonic College in Bridgeport, CT (, in the gallery. I had 3 boom boxes placed throughout the room at a level where one could hear each device clearly as one gets cooer- but there is a totality in various "sweet spots" in the room.

I have created an artificial totality, reconstructing the tracks and panning them in such a way that there is a similar feel- but it just can't really compare. In the future, I will work on a surround-sound release, if BandCamp ever supports that.

For more info, please search for Joy Wulke, or you can find info on her at

Sadly she passed away in 2014, ( so we miss her and her incredible creative force terribly.


released June 23, 2016

Jamie Burnett read the story which was then manipulated.



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To all who drift
through this sonic-space

be it by fate or the
element of chance:

I sincerely WELCOME you

and give THANKS!

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