50 Feet of Song is creating field recordings in the folk tradition.
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Inspired by the visionary field recordings of Alan Lomax and the direct cinema of the late '60s, we hit the road all over the Pacific Northwest recording artists at festivals, in hotel rooms, back alleys, and on front porches creating new field recordings in the folk tradition.

50 feet of super 8 film measures out to about 3 minutes of record time. This 3 minutes also mirrors the standard length of a song, a convention left over from the physical limitations of 78rpm records. It's within these confines that we set out to record original sessions of the songs of our time.

We also believe that behind every good song is an even better story. In addition to shooting sessions, we are deeply interested in the personal narrative that surrounds the craft and reveals to us the beating heart behind the song.

Thank you so much for all your support! 
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Inspired by the visionary field recordings of Alan Lomax and the direct cinema of the late '60s, we hit the road all over the Pacific Northwest recording artists at festivals, in hotel rooms, back alleys, and on front porches creating new field recordings in the folk tradition.

50 feet of super 8 film measures out to about 3 minutes of record time. This 3 minutes also mirrors the standard length of a song, a convention left over from the physical limitations of 78rpm records. It's within these confines that we set out to record original sessions of the songs of our time.

We also believe that behind every good song is an even better story. In addition to shooting sessions, we are deeply interested in the personal narrative that surrounds the craft and reveals to us the beating heart behind the song.

Thank you so much for all your support! 

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Get a 50ft sticker and photos from our shoots
10 Footer
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Unlock exclusive content 
  • Access to secret sessions and recordings
  • Connect with other patrons
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$50 or more per month 0 patrons
More exclusive content from the field! 

Plus a T-shirt & a limited edition 45 record.