East River Rumbles

This recording dates back to October 2009.  I was wandering around with my gear and I ended up at Brooklyn Bridge Park along the East River. The Brooklyn Bridge was off to my left.  Water taxis, tourist boats, and helicopters were all whizzing by and the promenade was full of random people goofing off.  One of my favorite moments that … Read More

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EagleFest Chainsaw

EagleFest is a one-day event held each year in mid-January in the town of Narrowsburg, NY.  Narrowsburg is just a couple of hours north of New York City on the Delaware river.  The festival features live bird demonstrations, opportunities to view birds of prey along the river, and lots of fun events for the kids.  On Saturday morning, there was … Read More

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Yo Rudolph

We had quite a bit of snow this past weekend in New York, and I guess I got into the Christmas spirit.  I decided to take my DPA 4060s in my hat and head up to Rockefeller Center to check out the tree and maybe capture some ambience.  Ultimately, the results were not that great, but this minute or so … Read More

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Lincoln Center

A few weeks back, the weather was beautiful and I was riding around NYC on my bike looking for interesting places to record.  I decided to take a break at Lincoln Center and, after sitting there for a while, I thought the ambience of the place was kind of pleasant so I pulled the gear out and started recording.  The … Read More

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Cornet in the Park

I was running around NYC yesterday recording a variety of things, and as I was cruising through Central Park on my bike, I ran into Larry the Coronet Player.  It was an unseasonably warm day, and it seemed like everyone was out.  As I was riding through the park near Columbus Circle, I went past Larry playing and doubled back … Read More

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