Back in 2003 I was hired to record several late 19th century and early 20th century trolleys out in Connecticut for a Smithsonian exhibit on public transportation. When I arrived, I thought I was in the wrong place because the museum was at the end of a suburban street and it wasn’t until I saw the Trolley tracks in … Read More
Back in late December of 2008 I was down in Naples, Florida for a short trip and decided to check out Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. It is a remarkably beautiful place that features an old growth cypress forest that barely lets light pass through it. It also has a boardwalk that takes you through a healthy chunk of the swamp to areas that are normally … Read More
This recording dates back to 2003 and was one of my first paying gigs. I was making radio for a little while and after I bought my first pair of Schoeps I got the occasional odd call. This gig got me hooked on recording unusual sounds and exploring the sonic universe. Another radio pal hired me and we set off … Read More
A few weeks back I went out to record the rockets of D.A.R.T. They are the Diego Area Rocket Team (DART) D.A.R.T., a chartered section of the National Association of Rocketry, was founded in Des Moines, Iowa and relocated to San Diego in the late 1960’s. They were nice enough to fire a bunch or rockets in relative silence so a … Read More
More in the industrial series here at field sepulchra. This is a Steel Shear, with a little bit of rain falling in the background.