Some folks take lots of pictures when they take vacation and others make recordings. I definitely fall in the latter camp. I limited the amount of gear I took on this vacation, but I couldn’t help myself from taking a few pieces. I’m glad I did. Berlin is the vacation destination and our hotel is down street from a beautiful … Read More

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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 started this little blog back in 2007 and it is still chugging along. Somewhere along the way it spawned a small business, Rabbit Ears Audio. Both of these sites are very much a labor of love and are creative outlets … Read More

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More Bells

For some reason I have a thing for bells. In the last year I have recorded nautical bells, church bells, buddhist prayer bells, gongs, and all sorts of animal bells. Cow, goat, sheep … you name it I’ve probably recorded it. I didn’t realize that I had a bell problem until recently. I guess there are worse problems one can … Read More

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REA_008 Animal Bells

The new Rabbit Ears Audio Library is coming your way next week. REA_008 is a collection of over 15 animal bells with a couple of exotic non-animal bells thrown in as a bonus. Recording Geek Note: Library was recorded with  Schoeps CMC5′s setup for MS and MKH 30/40′s. It was all tracked to a Sound Devices 744T at 24/96 with … Read More

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