Since I have lately been working at home and spending time indoors, I have been hearing lots of outdoor sounds filtered through other objects like doors, windows, and floors. My world has been a slightly muted cornucopia of auditory hullabaloo1.
Last week I spent the day working out of a space in Gowanus, Brooklyn2. There was a vacant office space right next door to where I was editing and there were some distant door opens, banging, and some distant pre-recorded church bells.
Recording Geek Note: Rig consists of Schoeps CMC5′s setup for MS, with the MK4 as the mid. It was also tracked to a Sony PCM-M10 with a Sound Devices MP-2 as a front end.
I wish this hullabaloo didn’t involve leaf blowers. ↩
The world’s hippest superfund site. ↩
What is that expression about making lemons out of lemonade? Or is it lemonade out of lemons. For the next few weeks my next door neighbors are having their roof and siding redone, and if I am going to have to suffer through it, I might as well get some useful recordings out of it. This recording is from day
I Have Found a Shrubbery
I love this time of year. I don’t know whether to call it spring or that-period-in-the-suburbs-when-I-don’t-hear-furnaces-and-compressors-from-neighboring-HVAC-systems. It is the time of the year when I feel like I can truly hear my neighborhood. I can hear the birds in the morning, the sound of tires on the wet pavement when it rains, and local commuter trains from a much greater
Fall Into Picnic Table
I have to admit, the initial reason for this post was to give Rycote a hard time. Back in June they posted an Instagram reel of a DMS setup on a picnic table. I made this recording along the Upper Delaware River on the border of PA and NY and I’m pleasantly surprised that my Rycote teasing turned into a
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