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Steam Whistle Madness

I have a tremendous ability to get obsessed with projects and go down the rabbit hole. In this case it...
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The Rabbit Family And A Love Letter to Animal Bells

Last week I released The Rabbit Family over at Rabbit Ears Audio, which has prompted a bit of self-reflection. I...
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La Escalera de Incendios

I’ll admit I have a problem. Isn’t that the first step? Over six months ago I started recording sound effects...

San Diego Underground

Back in January Charles Maynes released his wonderful collection of urban ambiences called LA Underground. Charles recently spent some time...
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Rooftop Obsession

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve accidentally blown my ears out listening to the tails of rocket motors. I...

Rockets 2: Static Burns

I love getting obsessed with projects. It is a good sign when one can take a deep dive into a...
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Strangers

I recently helped my pal Kelly Pieklo with some custom recording work, and I’ve asked him to blog about some...
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Midtown Rooftop

It is almost April and the temps in NYC are still fluctuating between 20–30° F, often with brisk winds. I...
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Do You Have a Rooftop?

Lately, I’ve been spending days and nights on rooftops all over NYC for a collection of surround recordings from up...

When the City Sleeps

New York City is supposed to be the city that never sleeps and for the most part it is. The...
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Clack Clack Clack

Back in September I wrote about recording typewriters, and the generosity of Tom Furrier of Cambridge Typewriter. It only took...
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Grand Central Stealth

We all encounter situations where walking around with a large Rycote and a big Portabrace bag might not be ideal....