7 Field Recording Clichés You’re Probably Guilty Of.

1 | Thoreau. Put Walden down, now. You haven’t ‘just discovered’ how Thoreau was, like, totally ahead of R. Murray Schafer.  That pond is teeming with hydrophones at this stage. 2 | Contact microphones and melting ice, or the go-to first timer experiment the moment the kit is unboxed. 3 | The pensive, looking-in-the-distance-while-monitoring biog shot. This one’s fairly…

World Listening Day 2013

It’s that time of year again!  Tomorrow will be World Listening Day 2013, organised by the lovely folk at the World Listening Project.  From their website here is some basic info on what the day is about: What is World Listening Day? World Listening Day happens annually on July 18th—the birthdate of R. Murray Schafer,…