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Benimeli plaza atmos

Here’s a charming field recording of the plaza in Benimeli, a village in the hills between Alicante and Valencia. Recorded in 2005, in mono, on MiniDisc. I can’t…

Pants snow atmos recording

Tried to record the gorgeous delicate sound of lots of tiny snow falling. Sennheiser MKH 60 and 30 into the Fostex Fr-2LE. Got that, humanities graduate? Well what…

Back in the Bois

de la Cambre. The Bois de la Cambre being a big wooded park in south (southeastish) Brussels, which I walked to plenty of times in my previous stint…

Turn off that phone!

This would have been a nice field recording of Brugges at night. But it was rushed, and I certainly hadn’t time to put on headphones. Or to turn…

Proteins and Short Science

Did ya hear me on this morning’s Short Science? Did ya? Did ya? Yeah I missed it too, but thank heavens for podcasts. This ep has me introducing…

Black Bamboo Garden

Here’s a recording I made in 2004, after just a few months with Transom in my life. It’s an odd one – me with a MiniDisc in Beijing’s Black…

Archive: Ice Cave in New Zealand

Here’s some archive stuff that I’ve missed in the transfer between my various podcast hosts. It’s edited, but not much, from a recording when I just chucked the…

Spring morning in a Brussels nature reserve

Early-ish one March morning in a nature reserve in Brussels. I went hoping for frogs, but got woodpeckers instead! Using the LS-10 and coat-hanger.

Road bridge from underwater

This is a hydrophone recording made at Ferrycarrig, Wexford, 50 or more metres away from the bridge.

Binaural in the ‘burbs

More specifically in a rhodenderon, which was in full bloom three weeks ago – now some of the higher pink flowers are withering. The rustling near the end is…

The Beach in Brighton

From the last really warm day of summer – I think it was about 12 or 13 Setpember. And it was lovely