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Archive: Beijing Brolly

I’m sure I’ve posted this before, but can’t find it in this blog and so it shall be re-posted! This is the first big regret of my radio-making,…

Archive: Blowy Brussels

Over the next wee while I’ll be posting some archive field recordings that got misplaced in the transitions between my various podcasts and blogs and such doohickeys. First…

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…

Brugges

Here’s a little montage of recordings made when Ms Hack and I visited Brugges on the first of November. If you listen to my saddest recording ever, you’ll…

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…

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…

Recording in Los Angeles

It’s fair to say that if you can’t get good tape in Los Angeles, you can’t get good tape anywhere. They people love to talk, and to our…

Sunny Sunday South London Freight Train

Just a week field recording of a freight train this morning. Listen carefully and you might hear a creak of some sort as it goes along the brick…

Archive: Wellington

A half-hour field-recording profile of Wellington, New Zealand. This version was made for Martin Williams’ All Day Every Day on Resonance FM in London. Update, 18 April 2012:…

Archive: Congo Demo in Brussels

More archive, this time from a demonstration outside the Palais de Justice, in Brussels. From March 2009.

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.

How can you miss a foghorn?

So I went to a port on a misty day, and heard this loud, repeated, foghorn sound, without realising it was a foghorn (until later in the recordings…