Welcome to the Alvord Loop website featuring the sound works of Lawrence Dolton.   Visit SOUND COMPOSITIONS to hear individual audio pieces, audio series, and audio web projects.   At AUDIO VISUAL you’ll find original experimental videos with sound.


So tell me how you get by, Cornelius!
It’s simple, John. I listen to what’s around me.
I react.
You listen. And you react.
Because everything you need in the world is there to be heard.

— from Beatlebone a novel by Kevin Barry


“Sonic Dissonance and Beauty” – The Steens mountain range as seen from the Alvord Desert in Southeastern Oregon. This expansive area is a place of rugged grandeur where sounds real and imagined electrify the air. Photo by Lawrence.