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 of audio is definitely a New York holiday moment. I was standing above the skating rink, trying not to freeze, and stumbled into these characters.
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Michael Raphael December 21, 2009
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
Great Xmas spirit, nice atmosphere!