Upstate Drainage

I’ve been on an upstate New York kick lately, and this week the kick continues.  There was an open drain at the edge of the property, and I stopped to record it.  There is nothing remarkable about it, but I do love the reflections inside the drain.  The ground was covered with over five inches of snow, and the sound you hear is the little bit of water that wasn’t frozen!

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It started snowing shortly after I walked outside and if you listen closely you can hear snow hitting the Rycote.  It was not a desired effect, but I had forgotten my wind sock, so snow clicks are what happens when you forget your wind sock.

Recording Geek Note:  Rig consists of Schoeps CMC5 setup for MS, with the MK4 as the mid.  It was all tracked to a Sony PCM-M10, with Sound Devices MP2 as a front end.

3 comments

  1. I too like the reflections inside the drain, too, and have been loving finding so many seasonal/icy sounds around the internet during this cold spell. I hope you don’t mind that I linked to you, above.

    I also mentioned your blog on the sound-diaries website because I think it would be of interest to anyone interested in sound-diaries.

    Cheers,
    Felix

  2. I need to pee…….

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