Author Archives: framingsounds

About framingsounds

Chris H Lynn is a filmmaker and sound artist from the United States

A Tale of Two Bays

I am thrilled to share a new release with Hiroko Komiya: A Tale of Two Bays

A tale of two bays is a blended audible view of two historic bays: the Chesapeake bay in Maryland, USA and Tokyo bay in Tokyo, Japan. Both recordings occur on a spring day and are mostly unembellished. They present the listener with a brief moment to enter these watery spaces and create their own tale. This is the first composition in an ongoing project.

A tale of two bays. -二つの湾の物語-。米国メリーランド州のチェサピーク湾と、日本の首都圏に囲まれた東京湾。これら二つの湾が過ごしてきた長い長い時間、そして聴こえてくる風景が重なってできた曲。現在進行中のプロジェクトにおける第一弾目の曲です。
どちらの湾の録音も春の季節に録音され、そしてまたできるだけ装飾や加工をくわえずに構成しました。この24分間の水辺の空間に浸って、あなた自身の物語を創造してもらえたらと思います。

blue ridge

Blue Ridge is a silent b/w super 8 film from the ongoing Journal of Drifting Hours series: Drifting moments, lyrical passages, memory impulses, landscape studies and visual notations explored on super 8 film. This footage was recorded in North Carolina and Maryland during the Autumn of 2021

blue ridge from Chris H. Lynn on Vimeo.

Sounds now heard as song 11

Hello,
Here is my latest in the sounds series. Most of these tracks have appeared on this website or on compilations, but I thought I should finally give them a proper release. Quite a few of the tracks go back to 2011-2014. Track 3 was recorded recently. Enjoy and thanks for listening.

River Thoughts (Free Streaming)

Hello, My film River Thoughts, which is currently on Vimeo on Demand, is free to stream for one week. Have a look. 

River Thoughts:
DV/color/sound|28:16
River Thoughts is a lyrical journey through the city of Nanjing, China during the summer months. Modern architecture, urban landscapes, melodies of folk songs, rainy villages, and studies of the Yangtze river are carefully blended together to create a visual and aural tapestry of the city. In addition, the super 8 film, A few days in October,  from the Journal of Drifting Hours series was added at the end. Both were premiered in January 2021.
A few Days in October:
Super 8 film/color/silent|2:03

Landscape Tempo 42

Landscape Tempos are audiovisual views (scenes, occurrences) that reflect the light, rhythm, and tempo of isolated moments in urban and rural landscapes. This tempo was shot in Maryland.

Atlantic Views


Atlantic views is an ongoing series that will observe various views/lights/sounds of the Atlantic Ocean. These two views are from late December. This project is in the early stages, so things could change. More soon.